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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Exactval Ltd after its successful application for inclusion in the scheme.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Thomson Dickson Consulting Ltd after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme.
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).
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Added: Thu, 01/02/2018 - 12:25UK women typically have half the retirement savings of men by the time they reach 50, with the 'gender pension gap' found to dramatically widen with age.
Added: Wed, 31/01/2018 - 15:54Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co have teamed up to create a new healthcare company, causing the share value of major US health and insurance firms to plummet.
Added: Wed, 31/01/2018 - 12:15There were 35 catastrophe bonds worth a total of $10.7bn (£7.6bn) issued in 2017, signifying a record year for the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market.
Added: Tue, 30/01/2018 - 13:07Increasing artificial intelligence and human-machine collaboration investment to the same levels of the world's top performing companies could boost global business revenues by almost two-fifths.
Added: Tue, 30/01/2018 - 10:54The UK's bulk annuity market is expected to grow strongly this year, with Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) predicting more than £15bn worth of deals over the course of 2018.
Added: Mon, 29/01/2018 - 12:09Optimism in the UK's financial services sector fell for a third consecutive quarter in the final three months of 2017, rounding off two years of continuous flat or worsening sentiment.
Added: Thu, 25/01/2018 - 12:28Membership of defined contribution (DC) pension schemes in the UK increased by 29% over the last year and by more than 400% since the start of 2010.
Added: Wed, 24/01/2018 - 13:43Weather disasters resulted in $134bn (£95bn) of insured losses in 2017 139% more than the $56bn recorded the previous year, according to a new report from Aon Benfield.
Added: Wed, 24/01/2018 - 11:57The Global Centre for Cybersecurity will function as an autonomous organisation, and develop an international regulatory framework for cyber best practice.
Added: Tue, 23/01/2018 - 11:27More people are concerned about their wealth in retirement than they are about staying fit when they are older, according to research released today by Aegon.