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Delta: actuaries supporting change

Welcome to Delta - the new publication for business leaders, policy makers and thought leaders around the world from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)

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Whether your organisation is facing technological change, climate change or social change, you'll find the independent analysis you need inside Delta, tackling the issues that are directly affecting you and your colleagues now:




  • Comment
    Economic forecasts, Brexit and the crisis in social care
  • Analysis
    What are the likely effects of Brexit on the insurance industry, and what effect will it have on skills required by professional services?
  • Wider Fields
    With climate change now universally accepted as a business risk, how will businesses report their exposure?
  • Tech futures
    The advent of driverless cars raises concerns over liability, and cyber security and the insurance industry
  • The long view
    Demographic modelling, DB pensions and challenges facing young people    

As well as opinion from leading experts, we’ve included insight from actuaries to enrich the debate ....

... because we at IFoA believe that our members can support you in anticipating the key changes in your organisation’s future, assessing the risks and planning a strategy for success.

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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.