Ros wrote her fortnightly blog for MoneyObserver Magazine explaining why extra protection for consumers should be introduced by the FCA to ensure firms must ask relevant questions before selling them a product to try to assess basic suitability.
Ros was interviewed by the Mail on Sunday explaining the importance of championing older workers and also commenting on the latest pension reforms.
Ros explains how the recent pension reforms could allow people to withdraw money from their pension funds in a flexible manner, rather like they might access their bank of building society accounts.
Ros was interviewed by the Financial Times’ Pensions Expert magazine and explains her views on the latest pension tax reforms.
New Model Adviser reports on remarks made by Ros at a Fringe Meeting at the Tory Party Conference in which she suggests that the Money Advice Service has not served the public well on annuity information and calling on the FCA to protect customers properly.
Ros gives further thoughts on the implications of the decision to allow pensions to pass on tax free to future generations and answers some of the most common questions she was asked.
Ros gave a presentation at the Social Market Foundation Fringe Meeting at the Tory Party Conference in Birmingham, explaining her thoughts on how pensions and retirement will be impacted by the latest pension reforms.
Yorkshire Post Comment article on how the abolition of the 55% inherited pensions tax has the potential to increase everyone’s pensions.
Ros welcomes the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the 55% tax charge on inherited pensions, explaining that the 55% rate was particularly unfair on those who had only received basic rate tax relief. She points out that this decision will incentivise people to keep money in their pension funds for longer, that may help pay for care in later life too.
Ros comments on the latest pension statistics released by the Office for National Statistics which show that women and low paid workers are least likely to have pensions unless they are graduates or work in the public sector.