Universities UK (UUK) has come to an agreement with the University and College Union (UCU) over the future of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), reducing entitlement but maintaining defined benefit (DB) accrual.
Under the deal, struck last night with mediation service Acas, the DB element of the scheme will now remain open to academics for another three years, with the deal covering the period from 1 April 2019...
Potential changes to accounting standards and increased pressure on companies to accelerate contributions could worsen FTSE 100 scheme funding by up to £100bn, according to Lane Clark and Peacock (LCP).
Smart Pension has taken on over 20,000 active members from the £20m Corpad Master Trust, following a strategic review by the ceding firm's trustees.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) allegedly obstructed a whistleblower as she tried to discover the true value of the deficit in its defined benefit (DB) section, according to reports.
The Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI) has launched a number of templates and guidance to help pension schemes deliver greater value for savers with enhanced disclosure of transaction cost information.