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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
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Other actuary news
Added: Thu, 09/11/2017 - 14:36Internet-sales giant Amazon has started recruiting insurance professionals in London as it attempts to cause widespread disruption to markets throughout Europe.
Added: Wed, 08/11/2017 - 12:12The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched an investigation into London's insurance broker market amid concerns that clients are paying too much.
Added: Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:10A huge majority of financial institutions in the EMEA fear their business is at risk of being lost to standalone FinTech companies, according to new research by Aon.
Added: Mon, 06/11/2017 - 14:04UK-based asset managers visited by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over the last four years have been asked to hold an extra 82% in capital on average.
Added: Fri, 03/11/2017 - 11:12The UK's service sector expanded at it fastest rate since April last month, according to the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI survey.
Added: Thu, 02/11/2017 - 15:38The Bank of England (BoE) today raised its key lending rate from the historic low of 0.25% to 0.5% after the Monetary Policy Committee voted 7-2 in favour of an increase.
Added: Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:32Nearly a quarter of young savers in the UK do not know how much their employer pays into their workplace pension, while two-fifths are not even aware they get tax relief on contributions.
Added: Wed, 01/11/2017 - 16:18Some 27% of British adults have not been able to save over the last year, while more than half feel anxious, worried and insecure about what they have in reserve.
Added: Wed, 01/11/2017 - 14:00An increasing number of institutional investors are clinging to the myth that meeting environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria will negatively impact on returns.
Added: Mon, 30/10/2017 - 11:32The total assets under management of the world's largest 500 fund managers grew to a record $81.2trn (£61.7trn) by the end of 2016, according to research published today by Willis Towers Watson (WLTW).