Surviving Redundancy / Early Retirement & Setting up your own IT Business

Wednesday 20 June 2012.

4.00pm - 7.30pm, with a refreshment break between the two sessions.

The Centre for the 3rd Age, 11 Cranbury Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0LH

Cost & Booking:
Please book for one or both of these FREE events, via - this is necessary for catering purposes. If you will be bringing friends they will be most welcome.


  • Stephen Press, who became a Director of Stepacross CIC, after early retirement
  • Phil Williams, who facilitates the 50+ Work Club for Age Concern Southampton,
  • Kelly Collins is the Creative Director at Southampton Small Business Association,
  • Sam Collins, who set up his own IT Technical Support Company after being made redundant.


Surviving Redundancy / Early Retirement

This 90 minute seminar will introduce you to what you need to know to help you survive redundancy & early retirement. We'll touch on:

  • Job worries
  • State entitlements
  • Early retirement
  • Redundancy rights
  • Your home
  • Useful contacts
  • Brushing up your CV
  • Money worries

Setting up your own IT Business

This 90 minutes seminar will help you think about what's needed to get started on your own IT business. We'll answer - Why IT? and what will really help (not what the media tells you that you need)?

  • Technical support
  • Web design
  • Network engineer
  • IT business consultant
  • Computer repair
  • Graphic design
  • Systems administrator