Pensions - Latest News

Please visit this area of the site on a regular basis to keep up to date with current news from both USS and SAUL pension schemes, as well as the latest information from the School regarding matters that may be of interest to you or assist you with your pensions engagement.

USS valuation and reform news (Click here to expand)

USS 2020 Valuation Webpages

You can find a guide and read the latest updates from USS on the progress of the 2020 actuarial valuation.

USS 2018 Valuation Webpages

View the conclusion of the 2018 USS actuarial valuation, along with a history of updates on the process.

USS 2017 Valuation Webpages

View the conclusion of the 2017 USS actuarial valuation, along with a history of updates on the process.

Pensions Advisory Service

If you would like an alternative source for information and guidance, you can contact The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS). TPAS provides independent and impartial information and guidance about pensions, free of charge, to members of the public.

Telephone number:      0300 123 1047

LSE Response to USS 2020 Valuation Methodology Proposals - May 2020

Read the Schools response to questions asked by UUK regarding the valuation methodology of the 2020 USS Valuation.

LSE Response to UUK Consultation on the Joint Expert Panels' second report

Read the Schools response to questions asked by UUK regarding the second report of the Joint Expert Panel

Joint Expert Panel - Second Report - December 2019

Read the second report of the joint expert panel, which considers the approach to future USS valuations.

UCEA & UUK Joint Letter - November 2019

Read the open letter from UCEA and UUK addressed to staff impated by pay and pensions disputes.

LSE Response to UUK Consultation on Schedule of Contributions and Recovery Plan for 2018 Valuation

Read the School's response to the proposed schedule of contributions and recovery plan resulting from the 2018 valuation.

LSE Response to UUK consultation on option 3 trustee requirements

Read the School's response to questions asked by Univestities UK (UUK) regarding Option 3 of the 2018 valuation.

LSE Response to UUK on the latest Trustee Proposals for the 2018 valuation - May 2019

Read the School's response to questions asked by Universities UK (UUK) regarding the 2018 USS Valuation.

LSE response to UUK on the 2018 valuation proposals and the provision of contingent support – Mar 2019

Read a summary of the School’s response to questions asked by Universities UK (UUK) in compiling their consultation response to the 2018 USS Valuation.

Changes to USS that will affect you

Read about the changes to USS with effect from 1 April 2019 that will affect all USS members.

USS Update – 22 November 2018

Read about the plans to conclude the 2017 valuation (which will result in changes to contributions from April 2019) and to carry out a 2018 valuation.

LSE Response to Universities UK on the Joint Expert Panel Recommendations - Oct 18

Read the School’s response to Universities UK, who sought to gather views from USS employers on 3 questions related to the recommendations from the Joint Expert Panel.

Joint Expert Panel - First Report 13 Sep 2018

Read the first report of the joint expert panel, that has undertaken a retrospective review of the 2017 USS valuation.

A short guide can be found here.

Visual representation of the 2017 USS valuation story so far – 25 July 2018

See an overview of what has happened since the 2017 USS valuation process started.

LSE response to Universities UK on the USS Trustee’s contributions proposal – July 2018

Read the School’s response to Universities UK, who sought to gather views from USS employers on seven key areas related to the USS Trustee’s proposal to increase contributions from April 2019.

USS update – 22 June 2018

Read about the establishment of the Joint Expert Panel and the separate ‘cost-sharing’ process (change in contributions) that is being followed at the same time.

LSE key messages to UUK on the USS Technical Provisions consultation - Oct 2017

Read a summary of the School’s response to questions asked by Universities UK (UUK) in compiling their consultation response.

USS member newsletter

Access the latest monthly newsletter from USS and review previous monthly member e-mails. 


 

SAUL Annual Review 2018

Find out about SAUL's performance in the 2018 Annual review.

Latest SAUL news

Keep up to date with all the latest pensions news from SAUL.