FAQs

Please find below a series of Q&As issued to support the consultation which ran from 16 March 2015 to 22 May 2015.

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University and College Union (UCU) is a trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK. It represents the members in the scheme and appoints five representatives to sit on the Joint Negotiating Committee. It also nominates three members of the trustee board.

Universities UK (UUK) is the representative organisation for UK universities and it supports the work of universities and promotes their interests. It is the nominated formal representative of  the employers under  the scheme rules and appoints  five representatives to sit on the Joint Negotiating Committee. It also nominates four members to  the trustee board.

If, after you’ve explored this website, you have any questions about the consultation, speak to the pensions contact at your workplace or contact your UCU or other recognised representative.