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Simon : Well, you know, not so bad ... Interviewer : How have you been spending your time? Simon : Like everyone I’ve been spending more time with my family, I’ve also travelled a bit, you know off- season when every where’s less crowded and hotels cost less ... Interviewer : Great ... Simon : You know I haven’t stopped work completely ... Interviewer : Yes, could you tell us more about this? Simon : I’m on a scheme that’s called ‘phased retirement’. I had a 6 months break from work, after that I could apply for project work with the company I used to work for. Interviewer : How does the scheme work? Simon : Well, it’s a trial at the moment. Instead of hiring temporary staff the company advertises posts on its website that retired employees like myself can access .. Interviewer : What sort of work’s advertised? Simon : Well, all sorts of things really. Admin work – there’s lots of that, then there’s more specialised work, the sort of thing I can do. Some of the projects can be long term say for 5 or 6 months, others can just be a couple of days or weeks. Again the number of hours included in a project can vary. I can decide, more or less, when to
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