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Strategic enquiry into the pension arrangements for the higher education sector

The first published output of the strategic enquiry into the pensions arrangements of the higher education sector. The enquiry was initiated by Universities UK (in association with GuildHE and the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA)) and managed by a group chaired by Dr Geoffrey Copland, formerly vice-chancellor of the University of Westminster.

Employers propose reforms to ensure USS pension scheme remains sustainable and attractive to members

17 November 2017
Higher education employers are proposing changes to the USS pension scheme to address the scheme's deficit and the significant rise in the cost of future pensions.

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Statement on USS pension reform proposal following JNC decision

29 December 2015
We are pleased that the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) has put forward a reform proposal to the USS Trustee Board to address the scheme’s substantial deficit.

Pensions – the importance of getting it right

3 October 2017
UUK's Chief Executive, Alistair Jarvis, sets out his analysis of the way in which the Universities Superannuation Scheme needs to react to recent concerns.

Addressing the university pension fund deficit

2 August 2017
Following the news coverage on the USS pensions fund deficit, Professor Koen Lamberts discusses the challenges facing the scheme.