Welcome to Mercer’s presentations on USS benefits
As a member or prospective member of USS, you have access to a series of interactive presentations about the benefits and options offered by USS.
What webinars are available to me?
This webinar covers a wide range of topics that may be useful to all members. This session will provide an overview of how USS works, the various ways you can take your benefits and other information about USS.
New to USS
If you are about to join USS or you’ve joined recently, this session covers topics that you may find useful. The aim is to explain what a pension scheme is, how USS works, how contributions are used to build up benefits and some of the key issues to consider if you are thinking of opting out.
Planning for Retirement
This webinar covers topics that anyone approaching retirement or wanting to know more about retirement options in USS may find useful.
Focus on Pensions Tax
This session will focus on tax and the impact it may have on your USS pension. This includes a look at the Annual Allowance and Lifetime Allowance, and details of some of the options available to members, such as Enhanced Opt Out and the Voluntary Salary Cap.
Understanding DC (the Investment Builder)
This webinar looks at the key features of the Investment Builder (the defined contribution or DC section of USS), how you can build up savings and how you can take your Investment Builder savings.
For anyone who has left or is thinking about leaving USS before retirement.
Live webinar events
USS are giving you the opportunity to attend a live webinar event hosted by a pensions professional from Mercer where you will be able to ask questions about the information in the presentation. A webinar is an engaging online event where a speaker, or small group of speakers, deliver a presentation to a group of people to learn about a topic. Webinars allow participants to submit questions, respond to polls and use other available interactive tools.
Registering is easy (and free) – just click the link above for the session you want to attend, fill in your name and email address, and then you will be sent an email with further details and a calendar invitation.
Don’t worry if you register and then can’t attend. You can cancel your registration at any time, but you may wish to remain registered even if you can’t attend and then we will send you the post session information pack.
For any queries, please contact us at USSpresentations@mercer.com or telephone on 0330 808 5189.