A severance package is pay and benefits an employee receives when they leave employment at a company. In addition to the employee's remaining regular pay, it may include some of the following:* An additional payment based on months of service...
; the former is paid in regular installments, while the latter is paid in one lump sum.
The terms retirement plan or superannuation refer to a pension granted upon retirement
Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours.Many people choose to retire when they are eligible for private or public pension benefits, although some are forced to retire when physical conditions don't allow the person to...
. Retirement plans may be set up by employers, insurance companies, the government or other institutions such as employer associations or trade unions.