University of Liverpool Pensions in Payment Review
I hope you and your families are keeping well during these extremely challenging times.
Due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 the Pensions and Payroll Teams are currently working from home and we are therefore not able to produce pension review letters this year, however, we are still hoping to send out payslips.
• University of Liverpool Pension Fund (ULPF) pensioners
University of Liverpool Pension Fund (ULPF) Pensioners
Although we are not able to produce pension review letters, we are hoping to send out payslips, although it is likely that you will receive your payslip later than usual. I therefore suggest your check your bank or building society account on or after Tuesday 28th April for your revised pension amount (if applicable).
In addition, the ULPF Trustee has agreed to pay a one off taxable payment equal to 1.7% of the
*This year the rise in the Consumer Price Index amounts to 1.7% and the rise in the Retail Prices Index amounts to 2.4%.
University of Liverpool Ex-Gratia Pensioners
If you require the assistance of the Pensions Team, we would appreciate it if you would raise any requests for information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org rather than by phone wherever possible.
Due to the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19, the Pensions Team is currently working remotely with limited access to University buildings and facilities.
The Pensions Team provides information, guidance and support to members and prospective members of the pension schemes provided by the University for its employees and workers.
The Team is responsible for providing a full administration service to all members and prospective members of the University of Liverpool Pension Fund (ULPF), the University’s support staff pension scheme, and for providing information and guidance to academic and academic-related staff in respect of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) and the NHS Pension Scheme (NHSPS). The Team also provides general information to prospective members of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST).
Which pension scheme is for me?
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is a national scheme for eligible employees who are employed in an academic or academic-related roles. Employees who are in receipt of a USS pension are not eligible to rejoin USS.
University of Liverpool Pension Fund (ULPF)
The University of Liverpool Pension Fund (ULPF) is the University’s pension scheme for support staff, which includes eligible employees in clerical, manual or technical roles. Employees who are in receipt of a ULPF pension are not eligible to rejoin ULPF.
The National Health Service Pension Scheme (NHSPS)
New employees in clinical or clinical-related roles in the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, who have been a member of the National Health Service Pension Scheme (NHSPS) in the 12 months prior to their appointment, may apply to remain in the NHSPS providing they do so within three months of their appointment.
National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) is the University's pension scheme for casual workers and student workers and for employees who are not eligible to join USS or ULPF.