Cash in lieu of USS pension contributions

Gary Watt made this Freedom of Information request to Edinburgh Napier University

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Dear Edinburgh Napier University,

Are any of your senior Academic or Professional Services staff receiving cash in lieu of USS pension contributions as part of their remuneration packages?

I do not wish to identify any individuals by name or role but I would like a breakdown of opt-out numbers by school or service together with an indication of whether the beneficiary is faculty or professional services staff.

Yours faithfully,

Gary Watt

Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

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Dear Gary Watt,

 

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Elaine Clark

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Governance & Compliance

Edinburgh Napier University

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Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

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FOI 035-18

Dear Mr Watt,

Thank you for your recent information request. Please find the response to your request attached.

Unless otherwise stated, Edinburgh Napier University reserves copyright in all information provided under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA). Although the information is available under the legislation this does not mean that the University has waived its copyright and therefore the information must not be reproduced in any way or made available in whole or in part without the written permission of the copyright holder.

Follow-up procedural guidance

If you are not satisfied with the way the University has dealt with your request for information, you have a right under FOISA to request a review of this decision. If you wish to exercise this right, you must write to the University to request a review within forty working days of receipt of this decision. Your request for a review must be in writing and you must specify your name and address for correspondence. You must also identify the decision that you wish to have reviewed.

Should you wish to request a review, please address your request to:

David Cloy
University Secretary
Governance & Compliance
Edinburgh Napier University
Room 5.B.18 Sighthill Campus,
Sighthill Court,
Edinburgh EH11 4BN, or email: [email address]

Your review will be undertaken by staff not involved in the original decision making process. If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of a review, you have a right under the FOISA to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner. If you wish to do so, you must appeal to the Commissioner within six months following the date of receipt of the review notice. The Commissioner’s contact details are as follows:

The Scottish Information Commissioner
Kinburn Castle
Doubledykes Road
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9DS
Email: [email address]
Tel: 01334 464610
Online: www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

Yours sincerely,

Governance Services
Edinburgh Napier University
Room 5.B.18 Sighthill Campus
Edinburgh
EH11 4BN
E: [Edinburgh Napier University request email]
http://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/univers...

Edinburgh Napier University is a registered Scottish charity. Registration No. SC018373
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