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We would like to hear from qualified IFoA Members willing to take part in a pilot project for an IFoA buddy system.
Following member feedback, we are undertaking a pilot project to test demand for an IFoA “Buddy System”. Our proposed buddy system would offer Members an opportunity to get in touch with qualified IFoA Members to talk to them about career choices, professional, or other issues.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries E-Cigarettes working party was established in 2016 with the objective of investigating the impact of e-cigarettes on the life insurance industry. The group is a multi-disciplined team of insurance professionals including actuaries, underwriters and claims personnel who have a broad range of experience across a number of sectors.
The Life Board is seeking to appoint a Deputy Chair.
This volunteer will be a Fellow or Associate of the IFoA who is keen to build on the excellent foundations already created. They should also have a desire to help shape and drive forward the Life practice area for the future.
The IFoA is currently recruiting up to four experienced, proactive and innovative members to volunteer on the Health and Care Board.
These volunteers will ideally already have a good industry profile and an excellent network of contacts. They will be people who are keen to build on the excellent foundations already created and have a passion to help shape and drive forward the Health and Care practice area for the future.
The closing date for volunteers is 19 June 2018.
The IFoA Life Board recently launched three new IFRS 17 Working Parties. They are focussed on the following:
- IFRS 17: Contractual Service Margin (CSM)
- IFRS 17: Future of Discounting
- IFRS 17: Transversal
We are currently recruiting for members to volunteer to join the Working Parties. The closing date is 20 June 2018.
The Running Off Mature Schemes Working Party has now published its paper. It covers the many issues faced by mature defined benefit pension schemes and how they might tackle them. It also sets out a framework for managing their run-off as they move through the various stages of maturity. Many 1000's of UK schemes are either already mature or will be in the near term - how they are run off will impact the security of their members' benefits and the funding of those schemes by sponsor employers.
In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best-selling author, gives advice on how to plan and structure your actuarial career.
Having a solid actuarial career plan is important in increasing your chances at landing your first full time actuarial job after graduation. Plus, planning for your actuarial career gives you a better idea of where you want to go and what you want to do once you step into the working world.
This addendum to the “Cashless society- Benefits, Risks and Issues interim paper” aims to complete the chronicle of international events for the topic in 2017, highlighting key developments from August to December 2017.
All eyes were on Asia. The sheer scale of mobile and Internet payments in China and their integration within social networks call for reflection on the global potential for growth.
The Pensions Board has developed a strategy for its engagement on defined contribution pensions. The paper sets out those areas where the Pension Board believes the IFoA can make a valuable contribution to policy, regulatory and industry developments. The Board will do this by working with our members to develop our evidence base and by engaging with stakeholders.
In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best-selling author, gives advice and guidance on 5 steps in creating your own effective study plan.
Do you know that your actuarial exam success is largely determined by how effective your study plan is? How many of you actually spend time crafting an exam study plan that will help you boost your efficiency and productivity?