Ros responded to DWP consultation on allowing smoothing of UK pension fund discount rates
Ros supports Steve Webbs warnings about the dangers of Solvency II rules that may be forced on UK pensions by the EU.
Press Release commenting on latest ONS figures showing pension scheme members has fallen to record lows, lowest since 1953.
Ros published a response to Bank of England conclusions that its policies have not damaged the economy or pensions.
Ros explains the damage being done to UK final salary pension schemes as deficits mount and gilt prices rise, forcing schemes to face a ‘death spiral’.
Ros calls on the Government to relax the discount rate used for calculating pension liabilities
Press Release commenting on latest figures from the Pension Protection Fund showing UK defined benefit pension scheme deficits are at the highest level ever and PPF blames QE for partly causing the problems
Ros gave a presentation to the Briefing Circle outlining her views on why we have a pensions crisis and new thinking that is required to finance our aging population.
Ros explains why QE has taken money from people’s pensions and given it to borrowers and banks, leaving pensioners poorer in retirement
Ros comments on Steve Webb’s suggestions of introducing a new type of risk-sharing for employer pensions, a half-way house between DB and DC, but where the employer takes back some of the risks that have been passed to workers.