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The Regulation Board of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has published its Risk Outlook paper which provides an analysis of the risks facing the public, as relevant to actuaries and their work.
It also sets out the IFoA’s thinking in relation to the mitigants to those identified risks, for example, the issuing of Risk Alerts.
Download the Risk Outlook paper.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to OAC plc - Professional Services after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme
Our Online Examinations
Over the past few years the IFoA has been in the position to increase the offering of the online versions of its exams. Now, with CA2 and CA3 fully online already, CT9 will also be offered as an online only examination from March 2017 onwards.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Bradshaw, Dixon and Moore Ltd (BDM) after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme
Yesterday saw the final of the Enterprising Maths competition in Scotland. Over 60 schools were represented during the day, which saw 250 students taking part in four rounds of competition.
As part of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Education Curriculum 2019, we are seeking to hear from suitably qualified IFoA Fellows and Associates who would like to volunteer to take on one of the following roles:
“I became a Fellow of the IFoA in 2009. As I was based in China, I didn’t know much about opportunities to volunteer for the IFoA and I didn’t feel connected to my professional body.”
The Resource and Environment (R and E) Research Sub-committee plays a vital role in developing the profession’s R and E expertise
Other actuary news
Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 17:14The government have announced a new National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline worth £500bn of private and public investment, with £300bn of this to be made by 2020/21.
Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 14:21The world's largest companies could save the equivalent of Japan's annual CO2 emissions by achieving standard levels of carbon-efficiency for their sector according to ET Index Research.
Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 12:10There are currently 15.1 million eligible employees participating in a workplace pension, an increase of 4.4 million since 2012, according to the latest figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 11:57The average amount of debt written off by small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) last year was £11,708, according to research by Amicus Commercial Finance.
Added: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:11Innovations in technology have opened up ample opportunities for the insurance industry, here Paolo Cuomo outlines what companies are or aren't doing to take advantage of 'InsTech' and the innovation boom.
Added: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:27Insurers have 5,000 workers ready to go into immediate action in the event of any flooding this winter, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) announced today.
Added: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:19There will be no more pure diesel double-decker buses added to London's fleet from 2018, while all new single-decker buses will be zero-emission according to the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
Added: Thu, 01/12/2016 - 17:01It has been found that 75% of UK insurers are now offering some form of HIV life assurance according to findings from Unusual Risks' annual HIV Insurance Survey 2016 released today on World AIDS Day.
Added: Thu, 01/12/2016 - 13:20The total deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds is £580bn, almost a third of UK GDP, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) Skyval index.
Added: Thu, 01/12/2016 - 13:07One in 20 people in the UK, who have broken or lost items, do not claim insurance because they are either embarrassed to admit they owned the item, or don't want to explain how the incident occurred, according to research by Direct Line.