Change & Leaving YSJ
This section provides information for staff leaving employment
which includes, retirement, redundancy or resignation.
The University has made a firm commitment to
improve the working lives of its staff and is keen to know about
your experiences of working for the organisation both positive and
On leaving the University staff are asked to
complete and submit the online Exit
There is also an exit interview
form which is intended to provide managers with a
template should an interview be conducted with a member of
staff It is intended as a template only and can be
amended to adequately record the nature of the discussion.
The full survey above should also be completed and not just this
With the abolition of the Default Retirement
Age in 2011 the University no longer operates an age-related
approach to retirement. The decision on when to retire is one
for the individual to make and, subject to satisfactory performance
and the needs of the business, employees may work for as long as
York St John recognises that many staff value
the opportunity to adapt working patterns to suit the requirements
of their lives outside work, whether this is about freeing up time
for caring responsibilities, combining employment and study, or
reducing work commitments in preparation for retirement. The
University takes a positive approach to flexible working and is
committed to helping staff achieve the work/life balance that is
right for them, subject to the needs of the business. More
information on flexible working options can be found in the
Work/life Balance section of these webpages.
The abolition of the Default Retirement Age
does not affect the age at which employees may access their
pensions. Individuals should contact their pension provider
for further details.
Job Security Framework
Should you require any further information please do not
hesitate to contact your designated HR Officer in
the Human Resources Dept.
Links to useful websites