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In this blog, Head of Public Affairs, Henry Thompson, and Policy and Public Affairs Assistant, Katy Litte, recap the highlights from the 2020 party conference season.
During the coronavirus pandemic, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) is publishing frequent UK mortality analysis through its mortality monitor. The latest update covers weeks 37 to 39 of 2020 (5 to 25 September) based on provisional England & Wales deaths data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 6 October 2020.
Matthew Edwards, editor of the IFoA’s Longevity Bulletin, outlines the latest edition, ‘The Pharmacology Issue’, which is available to read now.
Congratulations to all our candidates, who passed examinations in our April 2020 examination session. Your success is all the more remarkable for being achieved during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
We would like to thank all our candidates for their patience and understanding as we moved from centre-based examinations to online delivery in April during what were unprecedented global circumstances.
We are delighted to announce that the new CPD recording system is now available for members who choose to maintain their CPD records online in their personal IFoA record.
As well as the usual features in the CPD recording system, you can now add your CPD activities along with a description of your learning need or objective that you had identified at the outset. The outcome of the activity and the need that was addressed by the activity can also be captured, which will help to support your Reflective Practice Discussions.
Response from the IFoA’s Cyber Risk Working Party to the PRA Stress Test Feedback
Volunteers of the ICAT workstream F&I1 and the Economics MIG have joined forces to produce the following ‘round-up’ of activity which has taken place over the summer.
This will be the first of regular updates which will be showcased in the ICAT Newsletter which goes out monthly with links on the Economics MIG webpage, so do look out for these.
In this blog post Alan Newton, of the IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Social Security group, looks at the characteristics of various forms of government income support during the pandemic and discusses the challenges of assessing their value to society.
Hi, I am Simon Gilliat and am Chair of the Pensions Research Sub-committee.
We want to hear your views on the IFoA’s formal training for actuaries in Risk Management – exam subject SP9 (Enterprise Risk Management). This exam also provides the qualification path for IFoA members for the global CERA (Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary) certificate.