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Thornton, M D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1975-1977) 35: 1-20

Presidential address

THE ASSURANCE MAGAZINE. Memoir of the early History of Auxiliary Tables for the Computation of Life Contingencies. By FREDEBICK HENDRIKS, Esq., Actuary of the Globe Insurance Company. As nearly all those readers whom the subject-matter of the ... read more >>

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G B Hey et al
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General Insurance Convention 1975

Report of the working party on motor data base and statistics

This paper is divided into two parts. The first considers the problems involved from the moment that a vehicle owner decides to apply for cover on one or more vehicles, through the resulting documentation to the recording on the computer of some of the ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1976) 103: 5-8

Presentation of an Institute Silver Medal to Alfred Hurlstone Pollard

PRESENTATION OF AN INSTITUTE SILVER MEDAL TO PROFESSOR ALFRED HURLSTONE POLLARD [The Institute of Actuaries of Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, 8 October 1975] The President of the Institute of Actuaries (Mr G. V. Bayley): This is a truly ... read more >>

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General Insurance Study Group
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General Insurance Convention 1975

Report of the Working Party on Motor Data Base and Statistics

This paper is divided into two parts. The first considers the problems involved from the moment that a vehicle owner decides to apply for cover on one or more vehicles, through the resulting documentation to the recording on the computer of some of the ... read more >>

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General Insurance Study Group
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General Insurance Convention 1975

Technical Reserves Working Party

This paper is the first of a series of papers to be produced by the technical reserves working party. The main object of these papers is to describe methods which can be used to estimate technical. reserves in general insurance having made due allowance ... read more >>

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General Insurance Study Group
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General Insurance Convention 1975

Catastrophe Study Group

A catastrophe can arise from either natural phenomena or man-made hazards. It was decided to concentrate our efforts initially on earthquake, windstorm and inundation. Three separate reports form this paper. INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES CATASTROPHE STUDY ... read more >>

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General Insurance Study Group
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General Insurance Convention 1975

Technical Reserves Working Party

This paper is the first of a series of papers to be produced by the technical reserves working party. The main object of these papers is to describe methods which can be used to estimate technical. reserves in general insurance having made due allowance ... read more >>

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General Insurance Study Group
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General Insurance Convention 1975

The new general insurance textbook

The New General Insurance Textbook The original scheme. was that the following papers by study groups would be translated into a consecutive text : 1 . NCD in motor insurance. 2. Models in motor insurance risk s ta t is t ics . 3. Technical ... read more >>

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General Insurance Study Group
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General Insurance Convention 1975

Market statistics

Following the meeting at Norwich the Working Party on Market Statistics considered that the most valuable contribution they could make was to bring together information on the availability and quality, of statistics in the main insurance markets around the ... read more >>

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General Insurance Study Group
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General Insurance Convention 1975

Technical Reserves Working Party

This paper is the first of a series of papers to be produced by the technical reserves working party. The main object of these papers is to describe methods which can be used to estimate technical. reserves in general insurance having made due allowance ... read more >>

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Rathbone, J. C. A.; Ross, G. M.
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Institute of Actuaries Students' Society (1975)

Model offices

Presented to the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society on 8th April 1975 MODEL OFFICES by J. C. A. Rathbone and G. M. Ross (1) MODEL OFFICES 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1. General The advent of the computer has enabled the actuarial profession to develop new ... read more >>

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GN1: Actuaries and long-term insurance business. Version 1.0

This life insurance Guidance Note has been adopted by the Board for Actuarial Standards. The latest version is available on the <a href\="http://www.frc.org.uk/bas/actuarial/index.cfm" target\="external">BAS website</a>. Faculty and Institute ... read more >>

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Author:
Russell, C B
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1975) 102: 231-288

A survey of taxation: from Schedule F to inputation

It is 8 years since E H Potter submitted his paper (JIA 93) following the introduction of corporation tax and capital gains tax by the Finance Act 1965. Since then we have had new systems of corporation tax and personal income tax. Estate duty has been ... read more >>

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Author:
Brown, R. G.; Russell, C. B.
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Institute of Actuaries Students' Society (1975)

Premium rates and associated calculations by emerging costs

Presented to the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society on 4th March 1975 PREMIUM RATES AND ASSOCIATED CALCULATIONS BY EMERGING COSTS by R. G. Brown and C. B. Russell The test of the adequacy of a scale of premium rates is whether the fund built up by ... read more >>

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Author:
Pilkington, Lord
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1975) 102: 219-229

Management's challenges (Alfred Watson Memorial Lecture)

ALFRED WATSON MEMORIAL LECTURE MANAGEMENT’S CHALLENGES BY LORD PILKINGTON The following is the text of the sixteenth Alfred Watson Memorial Lecture, which was delivered on 24 March 1975 by Lord Pilkington, formerly Chairman of Pilkington Brothers ... read more >>

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Author:
Wilson, G. R. G.
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Institute of Actuaries Students' Society (1975)

Fertility forecasting

Presented to the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society on 18th March 1975 FERTILITY FORECASTING by G. R. G. Wilson FERTILITY FORECASTING by G R G Wilson 1. Introduction Demography generally, and fertility forecasting marginally, has long been ... read more >>

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Author:
Low, A J; Felton, P E
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1973-1975) 34: 533-594

Reflections on the roles of state and occupational pension schemes in the United Kingdom

The paper considers the role which the State should play in the provision of pensions to the retired population. The role of occupational schemes is also considered with particular reference to the restrictions placed on that role by the authorities ... read more >>

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Author:
Jenkins, P T
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1975) 102: 115-198

A theory of monetary economics and its application to the United Kingdom

This paper is based on ideas originally developed in a paper in 1957 (JSS 15). In seeking to reintroduce and expand these principles at the present time the author has a variety of motives, some of which, it is hoped, will commend themselves to the ... read more >>

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Author:
Parker, P W; Gibbs, P M D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1973-1975) 34: 467-532

Accounting for inflation - recent proposals and their effects

A time-honoured convention in accounting has been that accounts should be based on historic cost, with all items being recorded in terms of the purchasing power of the pound at the date of each transaction. In a period of rapid inflation, accounts on the ... read more >>

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Author:
Daw, R H
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1975) 102: 215-217

Correspondence

J.I.A. 120,1,215–217 A EUROPEAN PROFESSION– THE ACTUARY AND INSURANCE AFTER 1992 5TH COLLOQUIUM–GROUPE CONSULTATIF, 30 OCTOBER 1992 The 5th Colloquium of the Groupe Consultatif was held at Staple Inn Hall on 30 October 1992. It was attended by some ... read more >>