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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
We’re often asked why the closing date for sitting at overseas centres is earlier than that for centres in the UK and Ireland
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.
The CMI has proposed changes to the Mortality Projections Model, described in Working Paper 90.
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Added: Thu, 18/01/2018 - 17:06A new climate insurance programme designed to increase access to finance and provide disaster recovery lending to some of the world's poorest people was launched today.
Added: Wed, 17/01/2018 - 15:58Fully automated 'robo-advisors' will have $987bn (£715bn) in assets under management by 2022, growing by around 155% every year.
Added: Wed, 17/01/2018 - 15:12Political and economic confrontations between major powers are expected to worsen in 2018, with the global elite preparing for another year of intensifying risks.
Added: Tue, 16/01/2018 - 15:08UK consumer price inflation fell from 3.1% in November back to 3% in December, according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Added: Mon, 15/01/2018 - 17:35Construction giant Carillion today entered compulsory liquidation after running up debts of around £1.5bn, leaving the fate of another major pension fund in the balance.
Added: Fri, 12/01/2018 - 16:12The number of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) worth more than $100m (£73m) in the UK dropped from 46 in 2016 to 38 last year, according to data from Willis Towers Watson (WLTW).
Added: Fri, 12/01/2018 - 13:55The UK's financial and professional services sector would suffer most in a 'hard Brexit' scenario, according to independent economic analysis by Cambridge Econometrics.
Added: Thu, 11/01/2018 - 17:04The vast majority of insurance companies worldwide are not prepared for the incoming accounting standard IFRS 17, despite recognising the significant risks it poses to their business.
Added: Wed, 10/01/2018 - 11:54The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has today launched an initiative to explore how the profession can help achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Added: Tue, 09/01/2018 - 16:53Failing to save or invest enough is the third biggest financial worry for UK adults this year, just behind the impact of Brexit and rising cost of living.