Background to the USS Changes
USS Pension Scheme: consultation on proposed
A number of proposed scheme changes have been considered by the USS trustee
board and the board agreed to implement the changes, subject to a statutory
consultation being undertaken.
The consultation process ran from 20 October 2010 to 22 December 2010.
Information will be available shortly and a dedicated website is being set up by USS
to enable members and prospective members of the scheme to put their views
As soon as we have this information we will notify staff via York Extra and directly
via letter or email so that you will be able to provide your feedback (anonymously if
preferred) to the USS Board.
6 October 2010
Below you can find information on the background of the USS review and the
Statement from the Joint Review Group following the conclusion of
Details of the USS Review from website of the Employers Pension Forum for
Higher Education (EPF), including:
o EPF's proposal for USS
o UCU's proposals for USS
o Comparison of EPF and UCU proposals for USS [pdf]
16 June 2010 Update
Summary of update of USS for HEIs
EPF Comments on UCU Q&As
2 July 2010 Update
Employers' response to UCU's 'five questions'