Skip to content

Pensions mis-selling at the University of Leeds?

June 6, 2011

University of Leeds Benefits+The Pensions section of the recent University of Leeds ‘digital booklet’ Benefits+ 2011 contains these words of comfort:

“All staff have the opportunity to join a generous final salary pension scheme, which offers the following: A pension and tax free cash sum on retirement, linked to the level of your salary and service when you retire.
Pensions which increase in payment in line with inflation …” We might go on…

See p.11 (http://www.youatwork.co.uk/Share/Files/LeedsUniYouatworkDIGITAL.swf)

Sometimes you don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

See all our previous posts on the attack to USS pensions here

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Tracey permalink
    June 6, 2011 3:29 PM

    Mis-selling at its best, unfortunately the swf file won’t work.

  2. An academic permalink
    June 7, 2011 8:27 PM

    The university is also always telling us it values its staff . . .

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: