Press Release explaining that Pension Protection Fund rules should apply to failed bank pension schemes, which would reduce Sir Fred’s pension to around Â£20,000.
Presentation given to Institutional Investor conference in Amsterdam outlining Ros’ thoughts on past mistakes and future trends in pension fund investment and trustee investment governance.
Press Release warning that FSCS protection can disappear if a bank decides to pull out. Investors will no longer be covered and FSA is not warning of this risk. Investors who take care to make sure they are covered by UK protection are being let down.
Comment article commissioned by the Financial Times for FT Money, outlining the dangers of sharp rate cuts for pensioners, for the economy and for future inflation.
Letter published in London Evening Standard responding to an article by Chris Blackhurst apportioning blame for causing the current crisis. Ros explains that she believes the Bank of England’s warnings were ignored while the FSA encouraged or turned a blind eye to irresponsible lending activity by banks.
Presentation given to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Security and Reform, funded by ESRC, explaining Ros’ views on the policy response options for dealing with pensions and the credit crisis.
Article featured in Scottish Sunday Post, where Ros explains why the latest cut in interest rates will cause more damage to savers and pensioners and will lead to inflation that will cause yet more damage to pensioner incomes.
Blog commissioned by Guardian Media for Guardian Money website explaining the dangers of continued rate cuts to such low levels and warning that this policy will worsen economic outcomes, not improve them.
Press Release warning that cutting interest rates again will worsen the economic outlook and worsen poverty for pensioners. Ros urges the authorities to stop cutting rates and focus on fiscal policy.
Parliamentary Briefing funded by ESRC for All Party Parliamentary Group on pension reform. Ros explains what policymakers need to be aware of and makes proposals for reforms to assist long-term sustainability.