Five dates in January have been set for meetings to look at reforming the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) with the Universities and College Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK).
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) will hold further discussions in the new year to agree on how to proceed with the scheme.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) Joint Expert Panel’s (JEP) proposals for future valuations have received broad support as a way protecting the long-term interests of its members.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is expected to submit its 2018 valuation to The Pensions Regulator in the coming days, despite admitting it is “pushing their limits” in terms of acceptable risk.
Ten pension schemes representing over 19 million members and more than £150bn in assets under management have written a joint public letter endorsing the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI).
The University and College Union (UCU) has rejected a call from university employers that would have forced the union to ban strike ballots over pensions for two years.
Universities across the country are on alert for fresh strike action as the University and College Union (UCU) prepares to ballot members.
This week's top stories included The Pensions Regulator criticising Sir Philip Green's latest plans for the Arcadia pension schemes.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) defined contribution master trust - USS Investment Builder - has received master trust authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
The trustees of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) have set out three potential funding arrangements as the £64bn defined benefit (DB) section of the plan seeks to agree a 2018 valuation.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has made an offer to acquire 100% of Hull-based IT and communications solutions provider KCOM Group.
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) will carry out a new actuarial valuation of its funding position, as at March 2018.
An industry group has been launched to implement, promote and encourage the use of five cost disclosure templates developed earlier this year.
The 100 largest global pension funds are widely ignoring climate-related risks despite recent warnings by UN scientists, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) says.
The Universities Superannuation scheme (USS), Railways Pension Scheme (RPS), and Electricity Supply Pension Scheme (ESPS) are "at risk of breaching their fiduciary responsibilities", according to an Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) report.
The UK's 5,588 defined benefit (DB) schemes had a combined surplus of £382bn at the end of June, according to First Actuarial's best estimate index (FABI).
This week's top stories include House of Fraser's defined benefit scheme becoming 'kingmaker' in the retailer's restructuring plans, and the need for a pool of 'super trustees' at The Pensions Regulator.
Universities UK (UUK) has appointed Ronnie Bowie, Sally Bridgeland and Chris Curry to the Universities Superannuation Scheme's (USS) joint expert panel, to examine the valuation of the USS.
University College Union (UCU) and Universities UK have appointed Joanne Segars to chair the joint expert panel to examine the valuation of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
Just over half (52%) of Unison members voted to accept a pledge to keep defined benefit provision in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) until at least April 2019 in an "above-average" turn-out.
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether members or employers should bear more of the cost if contributions are raised in the Universities Superannuation Scheme if it remains open to future accrual.
An agreement has been reached between Universities UK (UUK) and the University and College Union (UCU) to more talks in an attempt to end strike action over controversial pensions changes.
A month of strikes are due to hit 64 universities from tomorrow over major reforms to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
Negotiations on the future of pensions for university staff have been extended until 23 January 2018.