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.
Civil Service Compensation Scheme Update
A further update on the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS) has been shared by the Cabinet Office. More information can be found in the news item.
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.
Employee Contributions Rates from 1 April 2021
The employee contribution rates from 1 April 2021 have now been published. More information can be found on the news page.
RCPS Reform Update. Continuation to 2024/25
An update on RCPS reform has been published. More information can be found on the news page.
Cyber security incident with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
An update on the recent UKRI cyber security incident has been added to the news page.
2021 Pension Increase
Information regarding the 2021 Pension Increase has been added to the news page.
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