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MU Pension Scheme (MUPS)

On this page you will find information about:

  • MU Pension Scheme (MUPS)
  • How to open a pension
  • MUPS Governance Committee

The MU Pension Scheme has been running successfully in its current format for many years, providing a way for members to make and receive pension contributions.

There are now over 600 members of the scheme, and funds held within the scheme have reached more than £13m, with annual contributions exceeding £1m a year.

Hencilla Canworth administers the MU Pension Scheme. You can take advantage of this scheme and open a pension today. If you are interested please visit Hencilla Canworth, or call 0208 686 5050 to speak to Andrew Barker.

If you work for any of the employers below then you can also receive an employer’s contribution. For further information including Auto Enrolment.


  • Society of London Theatre (West End)
  • UK Theatre (Touring and Regional)
  • BBC
  • Royal National Theatre
  • PACT/TAC – UK Independent Television
  • The Globe
  • Regents Park Open Air Theatre
  • English National Ballet
  • Royal Opera House
  • English National Opera
  • Disney Theatrical
  • Royal Shakespeare Company

The pension scheme is overseen by a Governance Committee to ensure it is run in the best way for members, in particular to ensure its security for current members, and to assure new members that it is well run and will provide good outcomes at retirement.

The committee meets twice a year at the MU’s HQ in London. If you are interested in finding out more about sitting on the committee, please email