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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.
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:
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.
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Added: Fri, 26/05/2017 - 15:00The UK lags behind its major competitors in the quality of its infrastructure assets, with more investment vital for economic growth, according to the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
Added: Fri, 26/05/2017 - 11:00More than a third of the UK's workers believe that older employees could act as 'career blockers', preventing younger staff from climbing the career ladder.
Added: Thu, 25/05/2017 - 16:22Half of UK businesses expect artificial intelligence (AI) to fundamentally transform the industry and markets they work in, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
Added: Thu, 25/05/2017 - 15:36The UK's GDP grew by 0.2% in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), down from its preliminary estimate of 0.3% last month.
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.