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North West Actuarial Society

The North West Actuarial Society (NWAS) provides actuaries in the local area with a selection of professional development, social and networking activities in the local area

Meetings are held in rotation at offices around the region, including Manchester and Liverpool.  Meetings start at 17.30 preceded by tea, coffee and networking opportunities from 17.00 onwards, and there is a buffet supper for members after the meeting at 19.00.

Subscriptions for this year are:

  • Fellows: £10
  • Students: £5
  • Retired members: No charge

Forthcoming events

Title Revised Technical Actuarial Standards
Date 9 May 2017
Time 17.00  Tea and coffee
17.30  Start
A buffet will be served after the event.
Venue Mercer, Belvedere, 12 Booth Street, Manchester, M2 4AW
About the event:

Revised Technical Actuarial Standards

The Financial Reporting Council published a revised set of Technical Actuarial Standards (TASs) on 15 December 2016. This follows almost three years of work, which included a review of the existing technical actuarial standards, two consultations on the FRC’s TASs and a risk assessment of actuarial work to determine the scope of the Specific TASs.
The new TASs are:

  • TAS 100: Principles for technical actuarial work, which will apply to all technical actuarial work; and
  • Three Specific TASs - TAS 200: Insurance, TAS 300: Pensions and TAS 400: Funeral plan trusts, which will apply to areas of technical actuarial work where there is a high degree of risk to the public interest.

The revised standards will come into force on 1 July 2017 and will replace the existing standards. The current standards only apply to specific areas of work and work reserved to actuaries.

The sessions provide an overview of the content of the TASs, the approach taken to updating them and brings out some of the key feedback that influenced the final versions, as well as providing an opportunity for asking questions about the revised TAS.  

Booking Please contact Vicky Proctor, Honorary Secretary, NWaS, by 3 May if you would like to attend this seminar.

Who's who in the North West Actuarial Society

Officer Name Employer
President Nigel Jones Mitchell Consulting
Honorary Treasurer Mike Byrne Towers Watson
Honorary Secretary Vicky Proctor Mitchell Consulting

Ordinary members:

Other:  Matthew Harrison

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Contact Details

For information regarding regional societies, please contact the Regions Manager, Tess Joyce.