Comment published in Money Marketing outlining Ros’ expectations of the tax reforms for pensions introduced on 6th April 2006.
Article published in UBS Wealth Management magazine explaining some of the weaknesses of the lifecycle approach to investing and the need for diversification in investor portfolios.
Presentation given at the Investment Management Association conference, London, outlining policies required to stimulate long term savings, pension reform and alternative investment approaches in the UK.
Presentation given at B&CE fringe meeting at Labour Party Conference in Brighton, discussing Ros’s views on how to get people to provide for their retirement.
Article prepared for Journal of Financial Services Marketing to describe the setting up of a Lifetime Savings Account to encourage savings throughout the lifecycle.
Presentation given at the 8th Annual Conference of the Institute for Economic Affairs, in London, discussing the role of Government, insurance companies and the financial services industry in the future of long term savings in the UK.
Slides and transcript of a speech given at the Institute of Actuaries aAgeing Population’ conference in Edinburgh on January 21st 2002. This describes proposals for a new type of ‘wrapper’ in which to hold all a persons savings throughout their lifetime, from short term investments to pensions and equity release.
The Herald newspaper explains why many people do not have sufficient financial information or education to be able to make good pension decisions
Press Release discussing Ros’s view that the government’s climbdown on allowing residential property into personal pensions and last-minute changes of pension simplification tax rules is the right decision but dreadful timing.Â The Government should never have proposed this and should have listened to warnings over the last 2 years that such changes would lead to huge losses of tax revenue.
Article published in Money Management outlining the failure of pension policy reforms and discussing possible reasons why the Treasury seems to have failed to encourage more pension savings.