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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:
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), through its Actuarial Research Centre, is inviting research teams and organisations to submit proposals for a research project focusing on modelling pension funds under climate change.
Nominations for the Council Elections will open on 28 April.
Notice is hereby provided that the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Annual General Meeting 2017 will be held on 28 June 2017 at 16.30 at Staple Inn Hall.
All CT, CA1, ST and SA exams now have 15 minutes reading time at the start, but there are some rules about what you can and can’t use this time for.
Reading time aims to give you a chance to read the exam paper in full, to plan the order in which you will approach the questions, and to consider how to structure your answers.
The rules are given below, and took effect from the September 2016 session. These apply to all subjects.
During your exam there are certain things that you can do to help the markers, so that they can mark your script accurately.
I became a Fellow of the IFoA in 2011. Before that, I spent 10 years studying for the IFoA and CAA actuarial exams, and gaining industry experience.
We regret to announce the death of our Past President, Jeremy Goford.
Jeremy was President of the Institute of Actuaries from 2002 to 2004. He died on 25 February 2017, aged 71.
Our sympathy and condolences go out to Jeremy's family and friends.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), through its Actuarial Research Centre, is inviting research teams and organisations to submit proposals for a research project on behavioural finance.
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Added: Wed, 26/04/2017 - 17:51Some 83% of personal investors believe the Conservative party best serves their interests, more than the 63% who actually plan to vote for them, according to research from The Share Centre.
Added: Wed, 26/04/2017 - 15:36More than a quarter of this year's retirees are worried the UK's decision to leave the EU will negatively impact their finances in the long-term, according to research by Prudential.
Added: Wed, 26/04/2017 - 15:22The UK government is failing to set out a clear plan to address global goals agreed to tackle climate change, end extreme poverty and reduce inequality, according to a select committee report released today.
Added: Tue, 25/04/2017 - 18:00The UK government has decided to drop plans to cut the Money Purchase Annual Allowance (MPAA) from £10,000 to £4,000, after publishing amendments to its Finance Bill today.
Added: Tue, 25/04/2017 - 15:58Investors are being put off the insurance sector as a result of performance reporting being complicated by Solvency II, according to a joint report from Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) and Autonomous Research.
Added: Tue, 25/04/2017 - 14:07The UK's financial and related professional services industry's trade surplus of approximately £72bn is greater than that of all other exporting sectors combined, according to a report by TheCityUK released today.
Added: Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:16It has been found that 85% of people aged over 50 think they retired too early, with this number rising to 88% among those who are now older than 70.
Added: Mon, 24/04/2017 - 18:04Damage to reputation or brand is the top-ranked risk for businesses worldwide, with the threat being exacerbated by social media, according to Aon's 2017 Global Risk Management Survey.
Added: Mon, 24/04/2017 - 15:54Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen prevailing at the polls last night has been described as the market's preferred outcome before the candidates go head-to-head in two weeks' time.
Added: Mon, 24/04/2017 - 15:47Business leaders with $4.9trn (£3.83trn) in assets under management have called on G20 nations to formally accept that companies should disclose climate-related financial risks.