Article published in the Yorkshire Post explaining why the latest falls in asset prices have led to worrying deficits in UK final salary pension schemes, which will hasten the demise of such schemes.
In April 2008, Ros was presented with the prestigious Professional Pensions 2008 Pensions Personality of the Year award.
Ros Altmann spent five years campaigning for justice, pro bono, for the victims of failed company pension schemes refused compensation by the government….
Altmann’s perseverance and criticism of MPs over their treatment of the 125,000 victims of collapsed pension schemes finally proved successful a fortnight ago when the Government – belatedly – announced plans to improve the compensation offer.
And now the big one. BUSINESS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR, which has previously gone to big names like former Vodafone chief executive Sir Christopher Gent and former DEBENHAMS chief Belinda Earl.
The announcement yesterday that the Government would give Â£2.9 billion to compensate members of collapsed pension schemes was in part due to the efforts of Ros Altmann…
Presentation given to LSE conference on Financial Markets Crisis, explaining how savers will be affected and the need to restore savings incentives.
On 24th April 2007, Ros was presented with the prestigious Professional Pensions 2007 Pensions Personality of the Year award.
This is a trailer for the event at which Ros is the representative for LSE at the annual Clash of The Titans Economic Forum, run by the ERC and sponsored by PwC. Each year, there is a competition between LSE, Oxford and Cambridge Economists to forecast the economic outlook for the following year. The December 10 event sees Kevin Daly of Goldman Sachs, Stephen King of HSBC and Ros from LSE all debating their views.