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Joint Superannuation Services (JSS) are responsible for the administration of the Research Councils' Pension Scheme (RCPS).

The RCPS is a 'by-analogy' scheme to the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (PCSPS) and follows the scheme rules of the PCSPS - external link.

JSS News

  • 2022 Annual Benefit Statements

    JSS expect to start issuing the 2022 Annual Benefit Statements during July and August, the news page contains more information.

  • 2022 HMRC Lifetime Allowance Protection

    HMRC have updated their information for Lifetime Allowance Protection, more information can be found on the news page.

  • 2022 JSS Customer Satisfaction Survey results

    A short newsletter has been created to show the highlight results of the 2022 JSS Customer Survey, this can be found on the news page.

  • Employee Contribution Rates from 01 April 2022

    The employee contribution rates have now been published, details have been added to the news page.

  • RCPS Reform Update No changes in April 2022

    An update on RCPS Reform has been added to the news page.

  • 2022 Pension Increase

    Details regarding the 2022 Pension increase has been added to the news page.

  • Added Pension year end deadline

    Information about purchasing Added Pension has been added to the news page.

  • Civil Service Compensation Scheme Update

    A further update on the Civil Service Compensation Scheme has been added to the news page.

  • 2020-21 Annual Allowance

    Information for members that have exceed the 2020-21 Annual Allowance has been added to the news page.

  • Government consultation on increasing minimum pension age to 57

    The government has announced a consultation on its intention to increase the normal minimum pension age to 57 on 6 April 2028. More information can be found in the news item.

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