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USS pension: recent developments

Subject to the necessary consultation exercises, the USS Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) and USS Trustee have accepted the employers’ proposal for scheme changes.

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USS: Universities UK questions and answers

Universities UK (UUK) has published a Q&A relating to the latest USS pension developments.

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University Council’s response to UUK consultation on USS

The University has today published its response to a Universities UK (UUK) consultation with employers about possible solutions to challenges faced by the USS pension scheme.

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Inside Track: One year on – tackling racial inequality

Today marks one year since the shocking murder of George Floyd. His death sparked ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests all over the world and started a vital conversation about racial inequality in society.

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Pay 2021-22: Final offer presented

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) recently met the sector unions for a final national pay negotiating meeting for pay 2021-22.

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Inside track | USS – themes from the school events

Vice-Chancellor Simone Buitendijk shares her reflections on the common themes raised by colleagues about the scheme challenges at her recent school visits.

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