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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Quattro Pensions Consulting Limited after their successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme
The IFoA is pleased to announce that Pamela Robertson, Senior Actuarial Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group, Edinburgh has become its 500th member to earn the prestigious CERA (Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary) credential.
The outcome of the EU referendum saw a majority of the electorate vote in favour of leaving the European Union.
Margaret de Valois Chair of the Cornwall Council Remuneration Panel discusses the relevance of her actuarial skill set in chairing the Cornwall Council Independent Remuneration Panel Report & Recommendations – 2016.
Next Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 July the IFoA members' lounge will be in use for filming. We regret it will not be possible to offer study facilities on these two days.
On 31 May, Xiaoxuan (Sherwin) Li, a Career Ambassador for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in China, visited the Beijing Technology and Business University (BTBU).
The IFoA is seeking nominations for papers to be considered by the Awards Committee for the award of Peter Clark Prize and Geoffrey Heywood Prize
Exam entry opens shortly for the September 2016 session. We’re often asked why the closing date for sitting at overseas centres is earlier than that for centres in the UK and Ireland
We are aware that places for the CA3 exam sittings in August and November have become quickly booked, and we have now added 200 more spaces to each of these sessions.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), on behalf of the Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation (JFAR), has carried out a thematic review on Group Think pursuant to its Risk Perspective work.
The review reports on its findings and should be of interest to both members and the wider public.
Download the JFAR Review
The IFoA welcomes any feedback - comments should be sent to Kirsten Mavor.
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Added: Thu, 28/07/2016 - 16:32The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has produced a guide to raise consumer awareness that life insurance products are available to those living with HIV.
Added: Thu, 28/07/2016 - 16:23The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) today announced its agreement with the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) to better understand supervisory approaches.
Added: Wed, 27/07/2016 - 16:21The average amount a life assurance policy guarantees to pay up for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people (LGBT) now stands at £176,695, according to a survey by insurer Compass.
Added: Wed, 27/07/2016 - 16:07MPs are calling for a breakup in the structure of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and proposing a case for a new enforcement body, the Treasury Select Committee has said in a report.
Added: Tue, 26/07/2016 - 17:59Investors and stakeholders should assess and manage environmental risks when undertaking initial appraisals during the construction, operation, and maintenance of infrastructure projects, according to insurance broking firm, Marsh.
Added: Tue, 26/07/2016 - 17:16Members of the Work and Pensions Committee remain concerned about whether the Lifetime ISA (LISA) could undermine pensions, according to their report.
Added: Mon, 25/07/2016 - 18:02The Financial Conduct authority has voiced concerns over ways in which non-life firms and intermediaries manage and monitor appointed representatives (ARs).
Added: Mon, 25/07/2016 - 17:01Further regulatory frameworks are needed to ensure sponsoring employers do not evade pension responsibilities, MPs said today in a report.
Added: Fri, 22/07/2016 - 17:13Insured losses caused by natural disasters around the world have cost firms $30bn in the first six months of 2016, according to Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team.
Added: Fri, 22/07/2016 - 16:54The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has asked the industry whether pension professional trustees should be qualified or registered by a professional body and undertake ongoing development.