Congratulations on your retirement! Just don't forget your retirement thank you notes before you collect your first pension payment!
I sincerely hope all your retirement planning has paid off and wish you many happy, healthy years.
If you've been to a retirement party in your honour, received retirement gifts, your retirement day is looming or may have already passed.
You are now ready for the next chapter in your life. Don't worry about those retirement letters and stress over the thank you wording. Below you will find example thank you notes you can copy or use as inspiration when the words aren't coming.
You will also find example retirement wishes to send to a colleage who is retiring.
The time has come for me to leave J.K. Smith & Co. I will be leaving the Company at the end of July after 25 happy years
I would like to sincerely thank you all for the enjoyable working relationship and wish you well for the future.
Thank you kindly for the retirement party and gifts and I shall certainly think of you all everytime I play golf!
Keep in touch.
It is with sadness and trepidation that I say goodbye. Sadness, because you have been part of my life for the past 40 years and I shall miss you. With extreme trepidation I am closing the door behind me and on to a new chapter. Exciting, but scary.
Please join me for a farewell drink on ------------- at--------------
Dear Mr Jones,
I am writing to thank you and all the staff at Harvey Smith & Co. for the party you held in my honour last week, and also for the beautiful watch you presented me as a leaving gift.
As I said in my speech, I've really enjoyed my fifteen years with the Company. It has been a fantastic place to work and I enjoyed being part of such a dedicated team. I certainly won't miss getting up so early in the morning but I will miss being part of the team.
I look forward to seeing you all again sometime in the near future, perhaps for a round of golf or a wee drink.
Thanks again for a most enjoyable evening.
I would like to inform you that I will be retiring from my position with J.K. Smith & Co as of the end of July.
I would like to take the opportunity of thanking you for the professional working relationship we have enjoyed over the last five years.
I am looking forward to my retirement but will sorely miss working with you all. If I can be of any assistance during the next few weeks please don't hesitate to contact me.
Congratulations on your retirement!
Twenty five years have passed and now it's time for you to enjoy the next chapter in your life.
We would like to thank for your continuous hard work over the years, your loyalty to the Company and the professional working relationship we have had.
You will be sorely missed and we wish you a long, happy and healthy retirement.
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