Feature article published in the Times explaining that, as people live longer, saving enough money to support themselves in full retirement is no longer a realistic option – part time work in later life will be needed but this is good for people and offers them ‘bonus years’. Click here to read the article on the Times website.
Rcomment where Ros discusses the latest Conservative Party proposals to accelerate the increase in state pension age, pointing out that other changes to our pension system are required before any such moves can be contemplated. Click here to link to the Guardian web page.
Ros wrote a comment article for the Telegraph website explaining why new thinking is needed on phasing in retirement. Part of the solution to our pensions crisis must entail encouraging part-time work in later life. Click here to read the piece on the Telegraph website.
Comment piece for Daily Telegraph website explaining why it is essential that people consider working longer, part-time, since pensions alone cannot deliver enough for a decent retirement of many decades. Working longer is good news if we can work part-time. More leisure and more money. Click here to link to the web blog.
Presentation given at Three Sixty’s National Conference, outlining the history of our pension system, mistakes that have been made and the need to radically reform both pensions and retirement
Presentation given at the IEA 12th Annual conference on the Future of Life Assurance, outlining Ros’ views on the future of the ‘post-retirement’ market.
Guardian on-line Comment column in which Ros explains the dangers of a major pension company cutting its pension contributions in response to the credit crisis and cost cutting pressure. This will mean disappearing employer pensions and then disappearing retirement.
Speech given to Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) conference outlining Ros’ vision of a sustainable pension system and required reforms for 21st Century.
Letter published in the Financial Times explaining that policy needs to help people prepare for a period of part time work at older ages that can benefit them, the economy and society – the possibility of us all enjoying our ‘bonus years’.
Ros gave a brief presentation and participated in a panel discussion at the PMI Spring Conference, outlining why she believes pension reform will not solve the forthcoming pensioners crisis.Â She explained that state pension reforms are inadequate, while personal accounts mayÂ make things worse for many.