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We have released new online content specifically designed to give you some tools to make good, reasoned ethical decisions when faced with challenges in your daily personal and/or professional life. The 2016/2017 content covers a broad range of issues.
Look out for new Professional Skills video case studies and online content which will be accessible via the website from October. These materials have been developed for the current CPD year and are designed to help members meet the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA’s) Stage 3 Professional Skills Training (PST) for Experienced Members. Details of scheduled face-to-face PST events will be published shortly
Members are invited to nominate eligible individuals for Honorary Fellowship of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), and the award of Gold and Finlaison Medals. Nominations received by 9 December will be considered for the 2017 elections.
The Modelling, Analytics and Insights from Data (MAID) working party was set up earlier this year to understand the latest developments in the data science universe and what the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) could do to support its members in this ever-evolving environment.
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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Pensions and Actuarial Services Limited after their successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme.
The International Actuarial Association Mortality Working Group has produced an Update providing access to the minutes and all the papers and presentations from its last meeting.
The 2016-2017 Certificate of Eligibility is now available for overseas Fellow and Associate members.
The CMI has proposed changes to the Mortality Projections Model, described in Working Paper 90.
We are currently experiencing technical problems with the telephone lines to the Oxford office. This is being investigated and we hope it will be resolved shortly
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Added: Fri, 30/09/2016 - 10:00Savers relying on a defined contribution pension are sleepwalking into a pensions black hole, claims a leading asset manager.
Added: Fri, 30/09/2016 - 09:00Government must urgently re-prioritise energy costs, competitiveness and security of supply through a new energy bill, says a leading free-market think tank.
Added: Thu, 29/09/2016 - 13:00The RAC has joined those calling on the Chancellor not to increase IPT in his Autumn Statement this November.
Added: Thu, 29/09/2016 - 11:00Hargreaves Lansdown has welcomed proposals from the Treasury this week aimed at making it simpler and cheaper for consumers to get help, guidance and advice with their savings and investments.
Added: Wed, 28/09/2016 - 01:01The record level of UK pension membership revealed this week will not solve the nation's pensions crisis, claims financial adviser Hargreaves Lansdown.
Added: Mon, 26/09/2016 - 15:38The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has responded to the House of Lord's Select Committee on the sustainability of the NHS with a series of suggestions including looking at raising the state pension age and making better use of telehealth and wearable technologies.
Added: Mon, 26/09/2016 - 15:17The AA is urging the Chancellor not to raise insurance premium tax in his Autumn Statement in late November, saying it would lead to a spike in uninsured motoring as well as piling more misery on drivers and householders.
Added: Fri, 23/09/2016 - 15:30Implementation of the EU's Environmental Liability Directive has led to more companies buying environmental insurance to cover potential new environmental liabilities and at the same time has also pushed up the cost of claims, says the insurer Marsh.
Added: Fri, 23/09/2016 - 15:15The percentage of women on the board of directors of mutual and cooperative insurers rose to 20.6% in 2015, compared to an insurance industry average of just 17.8%, according to the latest research published by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation.
Added: Thu, 22/09/2016 - 15:53Companies must improve the integrity of their organisational culture before they can win back broad support from society, business leaders were warned this week.