USS Update

It is almost exactly a year since Universities UK, in response to sustained industrial action by UCU members in defence of their pension benefits, proposed the establishment of a Joint Expert Panel (JEP) on the USS valuation. Much has happened…

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Employer views on the JEP: UUK’s report on the latest consultation with USS employers

UUK have now published an analysis of responses to the employer consultation on the recommendations of the USS Joint Expert Panel. 127 employers responded, between them accounting for 94% of active USS members. (UUK says they “represent” those members, which is doubtful.) 118…

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Finally asking the right questions? Some comments on the UUK employer consultation on the JEP recommendations for USS

Last week Universities UK published a consultation document, to be sent to all USS employers, in response to the report and recommendations of the Joint Expert Panel on USS. All USS employers – from the University of Manchester to the…

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