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We receive many requests from international actuarial associations for help on the education front. We are the oldest actuarial institute in the world and have arguably the most prestigious qualification globally. Most importantly we are prepared to help! At the hub of these ventures comes a close and trusty relationship between our staff and members internationally. We have a number of projects underway at the moment.
Working Paper 86: An investigation into the mortality experience by industry classification of pensioners of self-administered pension schemes for the period 2006 to 2013
Members have just a few days left to nominate eligible individuals for Honorary Fellowship of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), and Gold and Finlaison medals, before nominations close on Monday 23 November 2015.
On 11 November 2015, a presentation and panel discussion on becoming an actuary took place at CASS Business School.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) attended this year's Skills London event this weekend (Friday 13 and Saturday 14 November) at Excel London.
Skills London is London's biggest job and careers fair for 15-24 year olds, providing young people and their families with a rare chance to discover careers through interactive, inspirational activities and demonstrations, and helping young people visually bridge the gap between what they enjoy doing and what they could potentially do as a career.
On 9th November the IFoA held its annual Autumn Lecture, which this year featured Lady Susan Rice, former Chief Executive of Lloyds TSB Scotland and a founding member of the Banking Standards Board.
The third period of the Certified Actuarial Analyst (CAA) exam registrations closed at the end of October and we are delighted with the numbers:
Were the 2015 exams your last? Are you looking to become a 2015 qualifier?
Following a recent review of the practical exam availability, we are making some changes to our transfer and refund policies
- Once you have booked a practical exam you will no longer be able to transfer to another date - you will need to cancel and re-book
You will be able to cancel your practical exam and request a refund, but a charge will apply:
Other actuary news
Added: Thu, 26/11/2015 - 00:07The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement announcement of funding for flood defence schemes, but has warned that measures announced to address social care funding may fall short.
Added: Wed, 25/11/2015 - 08:00Flood Re has said it is on track to build its £2.1bn reinsurance protection programme after its first tender was oversubscribed.
Added: Tue, 24/11/2015 - 10:19Financial information processor Equiniti is sponsoring university research into whether biometric technology could help pension firms defend themselves against online fraud.
Added: Mon, 23/11/2015 - 05:00More than half of retirement savers are unsure of tax rules following the launch of pension freedoms, employee benefits consultancy Portus Consulting has said.
Added: Mon, 23/11/2015 - 05:00A consultation has started about developing a Retirement Quality Mark as a companion to the Pension Quality Mark (PQM).
Added: Fri, 20/11/2015 - 13:00Pension scheme deficits could soar by £60bn if pensioners live just one year longer than assumed, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA) has said.
Added: Fri, 20/11/2015 - 12:00An overwhelming majority of people coming up to retirement fear that a stock market crash like that of 2008 will affect their pension.
Added: Thu, 19/11/2015 - 12:45Fidelity International has called on chancellor George Osborne to use his Autumn Statement next week to defer the tapered annual allowance, which is due to take effect in April 2016.
Added: Thu, 19/11/2015 - 12:08Motorists deprived of their cars may feel anger and panic and nearly 40% of them would sooner be separated from their family than from their car.
Added: Thu, 19/11/2015 - 10:23Insurers could find their capital under strain from the unpredictable effects of climate change, market rating firm Standard & Poor's has warned.