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Joint Units and Services

The following joint units provide a range of common business services to UKRI and its partners. A number of these units also provide services to external customers.

The current joint units in alphabetical order are:

  • Joint Building and Office Services (JBOS)
    This unit is responsible for ensuring that health and safety and other relevant legislation is implemented to ensure that the Polaris House site offers a healthy and safe environment for all employees, visitors and contractors.
  • Joint Superannuation Service (JSS)
    JSS administer the Research Councils’ Pension Scheme (RCPS). The Scheme is operated by analogy to the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme.
  • Research Council Libraries & Information Consortium (RESCOLINC)
    The Consortium is the focal point of the Library & Information Services of the Research Councils.
  • UKRI Creative Services (JRS)
    UKRI Creative Services (JRS) provides in-house creative, design and production services to the whole of UKRI, including all the councils and their institutes.