Letter published by Financial Times explaining why switching to bonds will be unlikely to cure pension fund problems and could make them worse, whereas considering swaps may be a better alternative.
Op-ed piece published in Financial Times advocating radical reform of state pensions.Â Ros explains why muddled thinking on pensions is preventing an affordable reform programme which could put pension policy on a sustainable path for the 21st Century, but some of the existing spending needs to be reallocated.
Ros wrote an article for Citywire explaining the value of older workers and how they can benefit the economy
Opinion piece published in Financial Times FTfm supplement, arguing that pension fund trustees need to consider diversified range of investments, not just equities and bonds and that switching from equities to bonds, if funds are in deficit, may be the least efficient way of reducing risk.
Article published in ‘Money is Changing’ Special Report on Financial Services Marketing, published by Dig for Fire. The article examines the need to re-think retirement, reform state pensions and encourage longer working lives, to move pension thinking into the 21st Century.
Article published in UBS Wealth Management magazine explaining some of the weaknesses of the lifecycle approach to investing and the need for diversification in investor portfolios.
Article published in Public Service Review: Finance, Summer 2004, arguing the case for compensation for those who have suffered the injustice of losing their company pension on scheme wind-up.
Article to be published in Pensions World magazine, explaining why women’s pensions need to be reformed urgently and how the system currently discriminates against women.
Letter published in the Financial Times suggesting that there is no intellectual case for compelling employers to contribute to pensions, that this is simply a form of taxation and that pension contributions should really be up to the individual.
Article prepared for Financial Adviser giving Ros’s reaction to the pension reform proposals contained in the Pensions Commission final report.