Ros’ view is that the latest changes to Tesco’s pension scheme, increasing pension age to 67 and uprating by cpi instead of rpi leaves the way open for other employers to follow this lead. However, the Tesco scheme remains a very good scheme for Tesco workers.
Ros was interviewed for ITV lunchtime, 6 o’clock and 10 o’clock News explaining that Tesco pension scheme changes still mean the scheme is a really good deal for staff
Press Release criticizing EU rules on SolvencyII and gender-neutral insurance rules, which will make UK pensioners poorer via lower annuity rates, as well as undermining defined benefit pension schemes
Ros highlights that the Bank of England’s policy of Quantitative Easing has taken more money from more people’s pensions than Robert Maxwell ever did!
Letter published in the Financial Times where Ros explains how using pension fund assets to stimulate economic activity is far better than cutting pensioner benefits or raising taxes.
Ros gave a speech at the Eversheds Annual Pensions Conference in London, explaining that people cannot rely on others to deliver them decent pensions, they increasingly have to look after themselves.
Ros gives her thoughts on the future of UK occupational pensions.
Letter published in Financial Times, jointly with Jon Moynihan and Willem Buiter, calling for increased gilt issuance to help pension schemes better match their liabilities.
Ros gave a presentation at the Credit Suisse 2010 Pension Strategy conference in London, giving her views on the history and future of UK pension policy
Keynote presentation at University of East Anglia’s forum on Workplace Pension Reform.