USS Update of 23 October 2018. This document was made available by the University of Birmingham in the context of communicating its own response to the Joint Expert Panel

Submitted by AcFreedom on Sat, 11/10/2018 - 16:10

Another UK USS/JEP doc that we think is available here. This note appears to refer to the USS letter of 9 October 2018 (see other release). It 'looks to provide a little more colour to that position' [an approach that would allow some of the fundamental aspects of the 2017 USS valuation to be re-opend], and to remind USS employers of the 'trustee’s role in the valuation process'.

University of Liverpool Poposal for Egypt Development

Submitted by AcFreedom on Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:19

We have received a document related to the proposed development by University of Liverpool of an Egypt Branch Campus. This is particularly controversial due to the possible involvement of the Egyptian state in the murder of Italian Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni. A risk noted in the document, however the project appears to be going ahead.

Universities UK Response to the USS Technical Provisions Consultation (10 October 2017)

Submitted by AcFreedom on Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:54

New document release. This is Universities UK’s response to the USS Technical Provisions Consultation (USS 2017 Actuarial Valuation: A consultation with Universities UK on the proposed assumptions for the scheme’s technical provisions and Statement of Funding Principles, Technical Provisions consultation document). The response was shared with employers by email by UUK on 13 October 2017.