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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Cartwright Group Limited (actuarial services) after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme.
Voting in this year’s Council Elections is now open.
Despite the appalling events in Manchester, we have decided to proceed with the Protection, Health and Care Conference as planned at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate.
Five eminent individuals are being put forward for election as Honorary Fellows of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
If you have not already done so, please remember to cast your vote.
The Life Board is currently seeking a deputy chair and members to support their strategy going forward.
Actuaries should ensure that they understand, and are clear in communicating, the extent to which they have taken account of climate-related risks in any relevant decisions, calculations or advice.
The Solvency II Practical Review Working Party was established early 2017 in order identify and evaluate the key practical implications of Solvency II.
Changes to the Regulations approved by Council are now being shared with members.
Voting has opened for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Honorary Fellow Election 2017.
Following the sad news of Jeremy’s passing on 25 February, a memorial service to celebrate the life of our friend and Past President will be held on Thursday 4 May.
The service will be held at:
St Brides Church,
London, EC4Y 8AU
The celebration will commence at 2pm at St Brides, followed by a reception at:
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Added: Wed, 24/05/2017 - 18:08Some 35% of retirees in the UK are worried that they will run out of money before they die, and a quarter don't think they have enough in their pensions to cover retirement.
Added: Wed, 24/05/2017 - 15:31Integrating measures to tackle climate change into regular economic policy could provide a net increase of nearly 5% to the GDP of G20 countries by 2050, according to an OECD report released yesterday.
Added: Wed, 24/05/2017 - 13:03The number of people aged over 65 needing social care could reach 2.8 million by 2025 in England and Wales, according to scientific research published in The Lancet yesterday
Added: Tue, 23/05/2017 - 18:15UK businesses in both the services and manufacturing sectors are reporting improved export sales in the first quarter of this year, and are confident that their turnover and profitability will increase over the next 12 months.
Added: Tue, 23/05/2017 - 15:47Political and economic uncertainty has resulted in 52% of businesses investing in more nimble technology platforms in order to increase innovation.
Added: Tue, 23/05/2017 - 13:20Some 48% of venture capital firms in the UK have no women on their investment teams, while 66% do not have any that are final decision makers, according to a report by Diversity VC.
Added: Mon, 22/05/2017 - 18:15Whitehall is not set up in a way to successfully negotiate and implement new global trading relationships, according to a report by the Institute for Government (IfG).
Added: Mon, 22/05/2017 - 15:31PM Theresa May has announced a cap on social care costs after concerns were raised that families could face bills of up to 79% the value of their homes under plans in the Conservative manifesto published last week.
Added: Mon, 22/05/2017 - 13:00UK firms are paying an average of £200 a year less to their staff in order to plug defined benefit (DB) pension deficits, according to a report published today by the Resolution Foundation.
Added: Fri, 19/05/2017 - 18:08Just one third of people aged over 55 believe they have a good understanding of the pension freedoms introduced in 2015, according to research by MetLife.