Ros wrote an article for the Mail on Sunday warning that the new rules for Income Drawdown have resulted in another pension scandal, with pensioners being deprived of their own money just because annuity rates – which they never wanted to be involved in – have fallen.
Ros wrote a blog for Citywire explaining that Steve Webb’s pre-Coalition plans for a citizen’s pensions have now been amended to retain the contributory principle for state pension reform which retains National Insurance.
Letter published in Financial Times questioning whether monetary, rather than fiscal policies have dampened growth.
The Times published Ros’ article on why means-testing pensioner benefits is not the right way to cut costs of paying to pensioners, taxing them or increasing age-of-entitlement would not penalize savers and would not mean means-testing millions of pensioners.
Ros wrote an opinion piece in the Yorkshire Post which explains why Nick Clegg’s proposal to use older people’s pensions to fund younger relatives’ house purchase is not a smart idea.
Article published in City AM explaining the dangers of auto-enrolment and the need for flexibility in savings policy.
Ros wrote a blog for Citywire explaining the difficulties for financial advisers when advising on pensions in the current exceptional interest rate environment.
Ros wrote a blog for the Guardian website responding to Nick Clegg’s suggestion that pensioner benefits should be means-tested – very unwise and penalise savers and private pensions.
Mail on Sunday has set up an e-petition calling on the Government to lift restrictions on ISAs, so that people can hold the full annual allowance in cash, rather than having to gamble half on stocks and shares.
Ros published an article in the Mail on Sunday, explaining why the Government should allow savers to use their full annual ISA allowance for cash if they need to, rather than having to gamble half on the stock market.