A lecturer starting work today could be £208,000 worse off over the course of their retirement if Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) proposals take effect.
In a report prepared for University College Union (UCU) by First Actuarial, it was also revealed that lecturers who worked in post-1992 universities, or polytechnics, could miss out on as much as £385,000...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has set out plans to use "new regulatory initiatives" with over 1,000 schemes as it aims to tighten its regulatory grip and boost member outcomes.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced it is delaying the provision of data that will enable pension schemes to confirm the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) benefits to pay to members until the end of the year.
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