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Respecting confidentiality

When appointed to take on a role or task for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) we ask you to respect confidentiality in all you do

By the very nature of your role (whether you are an individual who supports the IFoA as a volunteer (member or non member), or in any other role), you will have access to information and material which is confidential.

Your respect for the confidential nature of this information and material, and the fact that it has been shared with you, is important to protect the integrity of the IFoA

We ask that you keep this at the forefront of your mind when carrying out your role/task, ensuring that all confidential material and information is treated with the upmost care.  Those of you who are our members will be aware of their obligations of confidentiality under the Actuaries' Code.

It may be that we will require some volunteers and those undertaking paid roles to enter into a more formal confidentiality agreement as and where appropriate

Your IFoA Executive contact or Chair (if applicable) will raise any additional requirements with you if necessary and indeed if you have any queries, or are in any doubt about whether something is confidential, please refer the question to them.

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If you have enquiries about volunteering please contact the Engagement team

The Engagement team will respond to your email within three working days and often sooner.

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    Over recent months there has been a sharp rise in M&A activity involving British businesses, with interest from overseas, domestic buyers and Private Equity investors.  

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    Frank Redington is recognised as one of the most influential actuaries of all time. In this talk, Craig will review some of Redington's most important ideas. He will identify the consistent actuarial principles that form a common thread across the contributions Redington made to a broad range of actuarial fields, and will highlight the ongoing relevance of Redington's thinking to 21st century actuarial practice.

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    The IFoA Mental Health working party look back over their week of blogs and podcasts considering all aspects of the relationship between mental health and life insurance. The expert panel spans adviser, underwriter and actuarial experience and they  explore triggers for purchasing insurance relating to mental health, the various routes to insurance and how these may be more suited to different people depending on their conditions and preferences, the products and processes involved in purchasing these as well as what claims and support are available to policyholders and how to access them.

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    Part of the 'Finance in the Public Interest 2022' webinar series. If it was ever okay to consider your business in isolation from its surroundings, today it most definitely is not. Thinking about business within its surrounding system is now a necessity. The question we seek to discuss is: How should we prescribe the boundaries in which we consider problems to enable us to create better products and more resilient companies and systems?

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    What will happen to DC pension savers who see life annuities as poor VFM but still want an income for life?  Pooled annuity funds could offer them a decent lifetime income while reducing significantly the complex choices and risk inherent in income drawdown.  They could be the next generation of CDC pension schemes, slotting into the existing DC framework as a post-retirement option.