The most important points are:
- Contributions will continue to be processed for all members paying in to USS
- Pensions will continue to be paid throughout this period
- Benefits built up in the Retirement Income Builder are protected by law and by the strength of the employers of the higher education sector in the UK
- We’re actively monitoring the performance of our investments
- We’re fully operational and are prioritising key activity
Your contributions and Retirement Income Builder benefits are not expected to be impacted by COVID-19. If you have Investment Builder savings, you may see some fluctuations in your investment performance due to stock market volatility, but we are monitoring this.
Please see the Will my investments in the Investment Builder be impacted as a result of COVID-19? FAQ for more information.