Every year the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) creates some online Professional Skills training materials to assist members in meeting their Professional Skills training requirements

These videos are designed to bring the Actuaries' Code to life by illustrating challenges which can arise in your daily personal and/or professional life.  

In 2013/2014, the video case studies focused on Conflicts of Interest and other professional issues

View the Conflicts of Interest video case studies

Conflicts of interest is one of the IFoA’s ethical hot topics.  Accordingly, we have been presenting sessions focussed on conflicts of interest and filming those around the UK.  Those sessions which involve detailed case studies, forms part of our conflicts Professional Skills Training materials.

Conflicts of Interest
7 May 2013 Video of the conflicts of interest interactive session Staple Inn, London: Pensions Professional skills logo
11 February 2013 Video of the conflicts of interest interactive session Staple Inn, London: Life and GI Professional skills logo
21 January 2013 Video of the conflicts of interest interactive session Staple Inn, London: Pensions Professional skills logo
21 January and 11 February 2013 These case studies and accompanying questions were discussed in the videos at Staple Inn, London  Professional skills logo
29 November 2012 Article published in The Actuary on Conflicts of Interest Case Studies with ‘mock’ answer Professional skills logo
27 November 2012

Video of the conflicts of interest information evening
Maclaurin House, Edinburgh

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12 July 2012 Video of the conflicts of interest information evening, Staple Inn, London Professional skills logo

Should organisations or CPD co-ordinators wish to conduct in-house training sessions on conflicts, the IFoA has prepared case studies with worked up answers and discussions points for facilitators in the General Insurance, Life and Pensions areas.

Please email conflicts@actuaries.org.uk for further details.

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  • India Town Hall

    Webinar
    28 January 2021

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    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual India Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Member Mahidhara Davangere and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann. 

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    What are the options for the world economy looking ahead?

    In this Thought Leadership Lecture, Economist, Vicky Pryce, will be discussing world economic trends, including the differences in geographical performance and how output is recovering and where.

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    Trust and Leadership for Actuaries

    Led by Dr. Jim Baxter, University of Leeds, this webinar introduces some key ideas in the ethics of trust, with a particular focus on those in, or on the path to, leadership roles. Dr Baxter is joined by a panel of experienced leaders who will give their personal perspectives on how they understand the value of trust and how they seek to promote and inspire trust, drawing on their experiences of leadership. The panel includes:

  • Health and Care Hot Topics webinar

    Online webinar
    10 February 2021

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    In this webinar, we have two presentations showing the latest research on the implications for life and health insurers of two key issues: genomics and pandemic risk.

    Dr Peter Joshi and Paul Timmers will share their research on how well-established underwriting processes can allow for genomics in predicting expected mortality and morbidity. They will then discuss the potential for stratified screening and personalised medicine to improve health and reduce claim costs.

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    As the world’s attention begins to turn to COP26 later this year in Glasgow, Sarah Gordon (Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute) will share her vision for how the financial services industry can deliver for people and the planet, as well as how to encourage more investment with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

  • Sub-Saharan Africa Town Hall

    26 February 2021

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    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual SSA Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Mukami Njeru, Prosper Matiashe and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.

  • MENAP Town Hall

    2 March 2021

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    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual MENAP Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.