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Decision details

(FCS) Determination of request for Flexible Retirement

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To determine requests for flexible retirement






Date Of Decision:



Decision Maker:

(Including Job Title)


Judith Badger

Section 151 Officer

Strategic Director Finance & Customer Services

Specific Delegation:

(If any)


Appendix 9 of the Constitution (Responsibility for Functions) – Delegation to the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services to determine requests for early release and flexible retirement, in consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member

Brief Description of Decision:



Approval was given to a request for flexible retirement of 4 employees in Children and Young People’s Service.

Reasons for the Decision:




The area where the employees worked was subject to a restructure and fewer posts were required. The flexible retirement requests reduced the number of compulsory redundancies that would be necessary.  There were no costs associated with granting the early release of pension entitlements.


Details of Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:



Where the decision is made under specific delegation from a decision making body, the names of any member of the relevant body who has declared a conflict of interest in relation to the decision and name of the body granting the specific delegation and the date when it did so:



Background Papers:





I certify that this is a true record of the decision in relation to four requests for flexible retirement.


Signed by the Decision Maker                                       

Dated 29.07.19       


Name:         Judith Badger           

Job Title:   Strategic Director – Finance & Customer Services    


Publication date: 29/07/2019

Date of decision: 09/07/2019