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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.

Did you know?

You can plan for your retirement now.

The Money Advice Service provides a calculator which can provide you with an estimate of the income you could expect when you retire.

You can access the calculator from the get to know your pension page.

What's New?

Employee Contribution Rates from April 2020

Two proposals have been made regarding changing employee (member) contributions.

More information can be found on the news page.

Added Pension Year End Deadline

Members in classic, classic plus, premium and nuvos who wish to purchase Added Pension have until 19 February 2020 to submit their application to JSS.

More information can be found on the news page.

Civil Service Compensation Scheme Update

A further update on the CSCS has been shared by the Cabinet office.

The deadline for exits under the 2010 terms has been extended to 31 March 2020.

More information can be found on the news page.

Every effort is made to ensure that this site is up to date and accurate but a condition of access to the site is that you accept that the rules of the scheme always take priority if they differ from anything within.

JSS are unable to provide you with any financial advice; you should obtain this from an independent financial adviser.