USS 2020 valuation

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On March 3 2021 the USS pension scheme published its latest valuation report, which sets out the increase in contributions needed to maintain benefits at current levels, and address the scheme's growing deficit. 

This briefing provides the background and context of the 2020 USS valuation and sets out the next steps before the valuation is concluded.

News

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USS employers back changes to the pension scheme

15 June 2021
Employers in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) are backing a series of proposals for medium and long-term reform of the pension scheme.

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Employers to have their say on future of pension scheme

7 April 2021
UUK has launched a formal consultation with employers in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), seeking views on ways of creating a valuable, affordable, inclusive, and sustainable scheme for their staff for the long term.

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