The Daily Express carried a Comment piece from Ros welcoming the new freedoms for savers and pensioners.
Ros explains why the 2014 Budget measures are so significant for pensions and savings and will be both popular with the public and also bring in extra revenue for the Chancellor.
The Sunday Post supported Ros’ views that the Chancellor needs to ensure the Budget works well for savers and improve the flexibility of ISAs and pensions.
Ros discusses the latest release from the Association of British Insurers which outlines ways in which it proposes to improve its practices for selling annuities. She believes the media pressure has had an impact but the measures being promised are inadequate and being introduced too slowly anyway.
Ros reacts to the release of the findings of the FCA’s Thematic Review of annuities which confirms market failure but fails to implement swift reform
Ros wrote an article for CityAM expresses concerns that the FCA review shows the failings of the annuity market but is still not addressing them
Ros previews the FCAs forthcoming Annuities review findings and calls for urgent action to address the evidence failings
Description: Ros summarises the arguments about why annuities may not be fit for purpose for many of those who buy them
Ros explains why she spoke out against selling annuities to customers without any suitability checks and explains why annuities are no longer fit for purpose.
Ros spoke on a panel at an ILC Seminar in the House of Lords addressing the question ‘Are Annuities Fit for Purpose’ and she explains why, without asking questions of customers, those selling annuities can have no idea whether the products are suitable for them or not