Joint Units and Services
A range of common business services are already provided to UKRI partners via joint business units. 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 Reprographics Service (JRS)
JRS provides an in-house reprographic service for Polaris House, based in Swindon. The unit offers a wide range of services to staff including design, copying, printing and finishing.
- 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.