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The Government’s chance to extend accrual in funded pensions.

  I hear that the recently endowed universities are suffering from the pinch of fixed revenues and increasing costs. Revenues for tuition fees have been pegged for a decade while inflation has hit running costs, especially staff costs. To make … Continue reading

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“Kissing the virus” -COVID 19 actuaries weekly report (24)

The Friday Report – Issue 24                                                                      … Continue reading

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USS pension changes would be a disaster (but they are preventable) – Dennis Leech

The changes to the USS that UUK proposed on Friday will substantially alter the nature of academic employment in the Pre-92 universities and will damage higher education irrevocably. They will mean academic salaries having to rise substantially to attract the … Continue reading

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Not the time to butcher teacher’s pension benefits.

My little break in France was rather spoiled when I read Jo Cumbo’s articles on the potential “remedies”  Universities UK are considering to correct their supposed pension funding deficit. For those who can’t follow this link, these include Lowering the salary … Continue reading

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