Calculating the pensions pay-off

May 12, 2000

It is worth examining what befell many who retired with benefits from the Federated Superannuation Scheme for Universities.

This was a defined-contribution scheme that was the forerunner of the USS. The benefits in the 1970s were so poor that massive supplementation by the employers was needed.

The way to improve university pensions is to improve university pay.

Derrick Ball. Market Harborough.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments