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Half of organisations face brain drain challenges and key skills loss as employees retire

82% of employers offering pre-retirement support agree that it successfully aids knowledge transfer to others to help avoid brain drain 22% of employees facing retirement would consider delaying retirement if they had better access to retraining/skills development 22% wish they’d…

Five things you never knew about homesitting

Savings on energy bills There are many benefits of becoming a homesitter, from exploring new parts of the UK to taking care of pets. What most people may not have considered it’s also a great way to make savings on…

Four more pension and investment giants join growing campaign to highlight Punter Southall Aspire’s National Pension Tracing Day

 Aviva, Royal London, Hargreaves Lansdown and Smart Pension become latest backers, joining  Scottish Widows, Legal and General, Aegon and Standard Life in annual campaign. Industry unites to help people track down an estimated £19bn in overlooked or mislaid pensions. Cost-of-living…

Why becoming a homesitter is good for your wallet…. and your patience!

People wanting to avoid the travel chaos that has hit UK airports and ports this year, and enjoy a stress free UK break with petrol and pay covered then homesitting could be for you! Homesitting involves staying in people’s homes…

Renting in a retirement community is helping older people beat loneliness

One in 10 people aged 65 or over feel lonely some or all of the time and say feelings of loneliness have made them feel worried or anxious, according to a poll in May by the Mental Health Foundation[i]. The…

Cost of living: Four in ten people facing retirement predict they will need to work beyond the state pension age

93% surveyed are worried about their finances post retirement 80% are worried about the rising cost of living post-retirement 56% are concerned their pensions and savings will not be enough to last their retirement years, with 42% predicting they’ll work…

Mr and Mrs Claus find their dream retirement home (not in Lapland!)

Renting a one bedroom ground floor apartment in a retirement development through retirement rentals specialist My Future Living has given Robin and Val Greenfield the peace of mind they’ve always wanted. Actor Robin (67yrs) and Val Greenfield (64yrs) who have…

Rising house prices promoting a wave of retirees to downsize and move to the coast

With Zoopla[i] recently reporting that house prices reached a record high in April 2022 but may be slowing down, more retirees are tempted to downsize according to retirement rental brand, My Future Living. Dominic Stead, Property Director at My Future…

Explore all avenues before stopping pension contributions says Punter Southall Aspire

The cost of living crisis has left nine in ten people struggling to make ends meet and concerned about funding their retirement, according to new research. To address this, many people are reducing their savings including their pension contributions. Over…

Sharon Payne takes early retirement and becomes a dog whisperer

Sharon Payne, 57 from Milton Keynes has been home and pet sitting through Homesitters Ltd since April 2018 after taking early retirement from a busy career working for a food packaging company. Before retiring at the age of 55 Sharon…