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.
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.
Presentation given to Petitions Committee of European Parliament in Brussels, on behalf of Maurice Jones, who lost his entire company pension in 1997 when his company scheme started wind-up.Â The presentation explains how the UK Government has broken EU law and what has happened to Mr. Jones’ pension.
Presentation to the Savings Market conference in London, entitled aRadically Rethinking Retirement, New approaches for the 21st Century’ discussing Ros’s views that we need to reconsider what we expect from both retirement and pensions, in order to be able to move forward on pension reform.
Letter written to Financial Times explaining why encouraging gradual retirement is a key element of pension reforms.
Article published in aThe Tomorrow Bulletin’ discussing the Tomorrow Project report aOpportunity of a Lifetime’ and setting out Ros’s proposals for radically rethinking the concept of retirement and introducing a lifetime savings framework.
Article written for “Pension Funds and their Advisers” outlining how pensions alone cannot solve the problems of financing an ageing population. Working longer, but not full time, is an essential element of reform.