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It is with great sadness that we announce the death in July of our Past President, John Martin, CBE BSc FIA ASA FSS FPMI, aged 88.
For Actuaries involved in Non-Life Insurance and Life Assurance
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has appointed Dr Iain Clacher (Leeds University Business School) to carry out a survey of current practice in the use of economic theory, both explicitly and implicitly, by firms which employ actuaries in the UK. A report summarising the findings will be published by the IFoA, under the sponsorship of the Research and Thought Leadership Committee, and disseminated online and at relevant events.
As the demand for actuarial exams has increased we have worked hard to improve the choice and capacity of our exam centres
When booking exam centres we take into account the demand for exam places, together with the resources available, with the aim of offering as many places as possible to meet that demand. We also set up new exam centres in locations where they were previously not available.
We continue to address the demand for exam places in an attempt to offer as many students as possible a convenient and local exam centre
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) experienced the annual changing of the guard as Marjorie Ngwenya took over the role of President from Colin Wilson at the AGM on 28 June.
Marjorie is based in South Africa and becomes the first President to live and work outside the UK.
Fellows and Associates were recently asked by Council to vote on the election of new Honorary Fellows of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
If you are waiting for your final exam results you need to start preparing your work-based skills documents for their final sign-off
To help prevent any delays in qualifying you need to make sure that the documents you submit to us have been completed correctly.
We find some regular issues with students’ learning logs, so please take a moment to ensure that you avoid these. We can then finalise your qualification as quickly as possible for you.
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Other actuary news
Added: Thu, 21/09/2017 - 14:49A survey of personal investors by The Share Centre has revealed that almost 80% had no exposure to financial education when they were at school.
Added: Thu, 21/09/2017 - 13:13The combined deficit of the UK's 6,000 defined benefit pension funds fell by £20bn in September to £690bn after a record high the previous month.
Added: Wed, 20/09/2017 - 18:06Fiscal crises and a potential asset bubble are the joint greatest dangers facing UK businesses this year, according to survey of executives by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Added: Tue, 19/09/2017 - 15:11There has been a significant rise in the number organisations subjected to a claim or investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) involving senior managers.
Added: Mon, 18/09/2017 - 17:32More than 100 businesses have signed a letter to the Brexit negotiators David Davis and Michel Barnier asking for a transition period of up to three years to avoid a cliff edge for business.
Added: Mon, 18/09/2017 - 14:54The bill for vehicle repairs in the UK, including third party claims and widescreen damage, was £1bn between April and June this year the highest quarterly figure on record.
Added: Fri, 15/09/2017 - 18:18A group of 100 investors with $1.8trn (£1.3trn) in assets under management have signed a letter urging 60 of the world's largest banks to better disclose climate-related financial information.
Added: Fri, 15/09/2017 - 12:47Some 53% of UK employers believe the costs associated with their defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are having a negative impact on salary increases, a new report says.
Added: Thu, 14/09/2017 - 18:00Worldwide InsurTech investment in the second quarter of 2017 surpassed that seen in the previous three combined, according to new report from PwC.
Added: Thu, 14/09/2017 - 12:44Some 34% of UK adults are unaware of the cost of residential care, with the average person anticipating a weekly setback of £377, when it is often over £1,000.