Feature article published in Daily Mail on 31st May 2005, explaining why Ros believes UK pension policy is in a muddle and her proposals for radical and sustainable reforms, to help overcome the crisis which we face in pension provision in this country.
Feature Comment piece published in the Financial Times on 16thMay 2005, explaining Ros’s views on what has gone wrong with our pension system and her proposals for radical pension reform.
Article published in ‘Engaged Investor’ explaining why Government announcements on the Financial Assistance Scheme do not remedy the injustices suffered by wind-up victims.
Ros’s response to the DWP consultation paper on regulations for the Financial Assistance Scheme – explaining why it is hopelessly inadequate.
Article published in Pensions Management outlining problems of annuity purchase and urgent reforms required to make open market option work better. Also warning trustees of defined contribution schemes to take care to ensure appropriate annuities are purchased for members.
Letter written to Financial Times explaining why encouraging gradual retirement is a key element of pension reforms.
Article published in Professional Pensions in April 2005, outlining Ros’s views of urgent pension reforms required after the General Election.
Article published in Pensions Week explaining why the Government proposed Financial Assistance Scheme is wholly inadequate and expressing the hope that the Parliamentary Ombudsman investigation will prove Government maladministration means the need for compensation, rather than assistance for wind-up victims.
Letter published in Financial Times in March 2005 commenting on article by Joseph Stiglitz on US pension policy. The letter suggests that transferring costs of pensions from state to private sector does not make the risks disappear.
Feature article published in Financial Adviser explaining why the Financial Assistance Scheme is inadequate and outlining hopes for the Parliamentary Ombudsman inquiry to rectify the injustices suffered by victims of pension scheme wind-ups.