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Free event will help people make the transition to retirement

Free event will help people make the transition to retirement

Those approaching retirement are being invited to a special event designed to help them prepare for the transition from active employment to retirement – with presentations covering a range of topics from the financial choices through to making the social and emotional adjustments to finishing your working life.

Lovewell Blake is mounting the free ‘Your Retirement Experience’ event at Ravenwood Hotel at Rougham near Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday 3rd October, aimed at helping those for whom retirement is on the horizon prepare for all aspects of that big life change.

“The transition from working life to retirement can be quite daunting for a lot of people,” said Graham Walker, director of Lovewell Blake Financial Planning. 

“The government’s pension freedom legislation has meant that today’s retirees are facing a vast array of options on the financial side, but the newly-retired also face a whole range of issues, from the loss of social status that giving up work can entail, to finding a useful and fulfilling role in later life. Our event aims to help those facing this transition to make the most of the opportunities that retirement offers.”

Also speaking will be Richard Packham, who retired in 2013 after a high-profile career in local government. He will be talking about his own experiences and sharing some of the lessons he has learnt in the subsequent years.

The event is free to attend, and takes place on Tuesday 3rd October from 6.30pm to 9pm.

Book your place here.

Article by Lovewell Blake LLP - Bury St Edmunds

Lovewell Blake is one of the largest independent firms of chartered accountants in East Anglia - a position which has developed through steady growth of our client portfolio and through merger with like-minded groups of professionals in key locations within the region. 

As one of the largest firms of independent chartered accountants in East Anglia we have in-house expertise in a wide variety of services and industries to meet your needs. We have 25 partners and more than 200 staff working for the benefit of our clients. 

Our tax consultancy team provides solutions to complex problems for many clients and also liaises closely with solicitors, land agents and other accountants on the more complicated aspects of compliance and mitigation. 

Our corporate finance team has assisted in purchases and disposals of businesses throughout the region and our computer consultancy team has advised on many Sage accounting system applications to both clients and non-clients. 

We also have separate departments dealing with business recovery and insolvency problems and grant applications. We are able to deal with the accounting, audit and tax requirements of all industries but we have particular expertise in those services to the following: agriculture, medical practices, regulated businesses, construction industry, licensed trade, charities, dentists and the legal profession.