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Keep up to date with our regular articles to help you get the most out of your membership

  • Set your communications preferences

    Check your email address is correct so we can keep in touch (use a personal email so we can help you keep on top of your pension if you change jobs or retire)

  • Your questions answered on the one-off uplift

    Read the answers to the key questions on the one-off uplift to benefits.

  • Important update on Capita’s cyber incident

    Capita previously reported a cyber incident involving hackers targeting some of its computer servers. Capita have identified from their investigations that personal data of USS members was exfiltrated (i.e., accessed and/or copied) by the hackers. To help members monitor their personal information for certain signs of potential identity theft, they will be given access to a leading identity protection service, free of charge, and we are writing to them this week setting out how that will work.

  • Important information about Capita’s cyber incident

    Capita recently reported a cyber incident involving hackers targeting some of its computer servers – potentially impacting several of the cross-sector businesses it serves. We use Capita’s technology platform (Hartlink) to support our in-house pension administration processes and have been liaising closely with the company over the course of its forensic investigations.

  • Bust the pensions jargon

    Planning for your future’s tough enough without industry phrases getting in the way. Check out some of the most common.

  • UK Equity Fund benchmark change

    We’re changing the way we track returns in the UK Equity Fund, so you’ll get a clearer view of how it’s performing against the benchmark.

  • Pension tax changes that might affect you

    The government’s changes may affect your pensions tax liabilities, so there are some things you need to know about.

  • A quick check now could really help future you

    It’s important you get to know your pension and keep up to date on what you’re likely to get when you retire. Future you will thank you for it.

  • Don’t miss out on your full State Pension

    If you’re aged 45-70, you should check out your National Insurance status before the 31 July deadline.

  • Six things to do in the New Year – checklist

    The New Year gives us a good opportunity to take stock, reset and put new plans into action. Here are six things you can do this New Year to ensure you and your loved ones are making the most of your pension.

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