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UCU plans fresh strikes over USS 14 April 2011
Times Higher Education: reports on further postponement of the USS JNC meetings

Lecturers in UK-wide strike over pensions 15 March 2011
BBC News online: reports on the UCU decision to call for a strike

Public sector pensions report explained 10 March 2011
BBC News online: outlines the key recommendations in the Hutton Review final report

Q&A: Hutton pensions review 10 March 2011
Guardian online: How the recommendations in the report on public sector pensions will work

Public pension schemes 'should be career average' 22 December 2010
Lord Hutton's review of public sector pension schemes has been urged to recommend they be changed to career average schemes.

State pension age to rise faster 21 October 2010
BBC News Online: The state pension age will now rise to 66 by 2020 for both men and women, the Chancellor, George Osborne, has ...

USS sector-wide consultation process begins today 21 October 2010
Employers Pension Forum: The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) member consultation starts today.

Hutton pensions plan hits pockets 14 October 2010
Times Higher Education: Higher contributions mooted as universities call for freedom from public schemes.

Editorial: Hutton's approach to pricing pensions 08 October 2010
Financial Times: Public sector employees must work longer, pay more.

Comment: Pension reform is not a race to the bottom 08 October 2010
Financial Times: John Hutton makes the argument for his reforms.

Minister to impose deal for jobs cull 08 October 2010
Financial Times: New redundancy terms for 500,000 civil servants agreed by 5 of 6 civil service unions.

EPF responds to the Independent Public Service Pensions Commission interim report 07 October 2010
Employers Pension Forum: The Employers Pensions Forum (EPF) responded to the publication today of the interim report of the ...

Higher contributions recommended for public pensions 07 October 2010
BBC: Members of public sector pension schemes should pay higher contributions, says an independent commission led by Lord ...

Public sector workers 'must increase pension payments' 27 September 2010
Daily Telegraph: Lord Hutton may have no choice but to recommend to the Treasury that public sector workers increase pension ...

Pensions 'require funding boost', surveys say 31 August 2010
BBC: Workers may need to pay more for their pensions amid a continuing picture of fund deficits, two surveys suggest.

Public sector pensions report to be published 24 August 2010
BBC: A key report into the future of pensions for teachers, nurses and other public sector workers has been published.