Ros spoke at a conference for AquilaHeywood to LGPS members and trustees about the new world for pensions, challenges for DB schemes and investment.
Ros spoke at a Bloomberg Conference on the Fate of Pensions Policy and her talk was titled ‘Pension Deficits – how real are they’. She discussed the issue of Quantitative Easing and its effect on pension scheme funding
Ros discusses the potential closure of Tesco pension scheme and points to the impact of low bond yields on pensions
Ros comments on recent reports that Tesco pension deficit has risen sharply, and explains that this is partly due to ultra-low bond yields that have resulted from QE. The Pensions Regulator needs to balance the long term interests of the pension scheme and the short-term interests of the business when deciding on deficit repair contribution demands
Stockmarketwire highlights Ros’ views on how the Tesco pension scheme deficit has been damaged short-term by QE and low bond yields and explores the issues facing the Pensions Regulator and trustees when assessing deficit repair contirbutions and timescale
StockMarketWire wrote about Ros’ support for the UK Pensions Regulator to prevent GPG Group from paying out too much cash to shareholders while it remains responsible for schemes with large deficits
Ros welcomes the decision by the UK Pensions Regulator to prevent GPG Group from paying out too much cash to shareholders while it remains responsible for schemes with large deficits
Ros comments on the Bank of Englandï¿½s Pension Fund annual report, showing a contribution rate of over 50%, an asset allocation entirely in bonds and workers who do not have to pay a penny into their scheme even under auto-enrolment.
PensionFundsOnline highlights Ros’ call for closer collaboration between public sector pension funds to benefit from economies of scale.
Ros gave the keynote address at the London Pensions Fund Authority annual members’ forum explaining changes that are underway for UK pensions.