UCL Pension Services is responsible for providing a professional and effective on-site service to UCL employees and UCL stakeholders, both internal and external for all pension scheme membership matters.Membership of a pension scheme is an important and significant part of the overall UCL benefits package.
|Auto Enrolment||Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)||Superannuation Arrangements of the University of London (SAUL)|
|A new pension saving initiative introduced by the government, to encourage workers to save for their retirement.||Employees on grades 6B and above are usually eligible for USS.||Employees on grades 1-6 are usually eligible for SAUL.|
|National Health Service Pension Scheme (NHSPS) & NHS Employers website||Other Pension Schemes
MRC Pension Scheme, Essex Pension Fund, NEST, Civil Service Pensions.
|Employees who elect, subject to meeting all the eligibility conditions, to retain their previous NHSPS membership||For those employees in specific UCL departments||A Salary Sacrifice scheme for members of USS and SAUL which allows for National Insurance Contributions savings.|
|Tax Relief limits||Independent Financial Advice and Personal Finance issues||State Pension Benefits|
|Tax relief limits, who may be affected and what actions you may need to take. Annual Allowance and Lifetime Allowance information.||Why you should seek Financial Advice and where to find further assistance.||How these build up, how much you can expect to receive and when is your State Pension Age.|
|Forms||Presentations and Events||General and Useful Information|
|Pension scheme membership changes requiring you to complete a form. Send all completed (signed & dated) to UCL Pension Services.||All the presentations and events on a wide range of issues and topics related to your pension scheme membership.||Websites which provide pension related information|
|Answers to many pensions related FAQs.||Information for employees coming to and leaving the UK.||