Over the last century, life expectancy has increased significantly around the world. However, in recent years, the rate of this improvement appears to have slowed in some countries. The reasons behind this change are still being debated, with new causes potentially emerging, such as the impact of antimicrobial resistance.
This bulletin shows that it’s crucial the drivers of longevity are better understood in order to improve future longevity forecasts. We are now at a key decision point on how to treat these forecasts. The bulletin also examines the relationship between health spending and life expectancy, and provides an overview of the Continuous Mortality Investigation’s updated projection model.
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Louise Pryor, IFoA President, will chair this free-to-view session, in which Alex Darsley, TPR, Actuarial Regulatory Policy, will be discussing the regulator’s Climate Change Guidance Consultation, which is seeking views on new guidance designed to help trustees meet tougher standards of governance in relation to climate change ri
This session will examine the megatrends and themes driving the Future of Work across the Financial Services industry, and how Covid-19 has accelerated new future work priorities with a particular focus on hybrid work and leadership mindset and capabilities.
Internal audit is often the Cinderella of the audit world. It’s a regulatory requirement for insurance companies to have an internal audit function, so why not make it as useful as possible? This session will look at how to link an internal audit plan to the risk register, and how that helps audit committees and boards to spot problems and fix them.
Climate change is one of the greatest risks facing our world today. Addressing it will require multi-faceted solutions. Through this panel session, we will explore the different levers that can be used to meet net-zero targets including climate science and data, government engagement, and mobilising green finance.