Ros’ comments on how the recent turbulence in credit and equity markets is likely to affect pensions, both final salary and money purchase.
Article written for Saga website, explaining the basics of annuities and factors to think about before buying.
Lead comment published in Sunday Telegraph as an open letter calling on Gordon Brown to end the suffering of the victims of scheme wind-ups by adopting the amendments recently passed in the House of Lords.
Article written for Public Servant magazine outlining some expected developments in the public sector pensions debate.
Ros’ Witness Statement submitted to the High Court in support of the application for a Second Judicial Review.Â The case for expedition and the suffering that is being left unaddressed is highlighted.
Briefing sent by Ros to members of the House of Lords to help them understand the proposed amendments to Clause 18 of the Pensions Bill calling for the FAS to be increased to PPF levels and paid immediately.
Article for Saga website explaining the different types of annuities available.
Release expressing hopes that Government will be defeated in the Commons vote on providing fair and quick compensation for those who have lost their pensions, via cross-party amendments to the Pensions Bill.
Article published in Financial Adviser which explains that the recently announced extension to the Financial Assistance Scheme is not worth Â£8bn at all, but the real cost of the FAS is just Â£1.9bn, which will be further reduced once tax and benefits are accounted for.Â The Chancellor had an opportunity to provide a fair solution but opted for more spin instead.
Article published in Money Marketing explaining why the extension to the FAS that the Chancellor announced in the Budget was not all it appears to be and will not deliver a fair solution at all.