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Retirement acknowledgement letter template

Reviewed 26 October 2021

This letter confirms the pension arrangements and final payments due to an employee who is approaching their retirement date, and lists the company property they are requested to return.

Retirement acknowledgement

[Sender name]

[Sender address]


[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

Dear [Recipient first name],

This is acknowledgement of your written confirmation that you will be retiring from the position of [role] on [date]. Your final payslip and P45 will be sent to you at the end of the month in which your last day of service falls.

You are required to return any Company property or documentation, and submit any outstanding expense claims before your last day of service. Items that should be returned to your manager may include:

  • laptop;
  • documents;
  • books;
  • hardware;
  • office equipment;
  • keys;
  • security pass;
  • credit card;
  • any other property belonging to the organisation.

You should also ensure that any work docu

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