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The Health and Care Lifelong Learning Sub-committee is seeking to recruit up to two members. The sub-committee are seeking to balance their membership and therefore wish to recruit one member with a PMI background and one member who works for a direct insurer.
The IFoA Diabetes Working Party was formed in February 2018 with an overall aim of developing a mortality table at a granular level for those with diabetes. Diabetes is a leading global cause of morbidity and premature mortality and therefore understanding this condition in terms of prevalence and mortality risk is clearly significant for insurers and actuaries.
The IFoA invites you to a networking event on 18 October at Staple Inn Hall, London.
The rapid convergence of the skilled human with the intelligent machine is changing business models and transforming the playing field at breath-taking speed. It is no longer a question of “what if” but rather one of “so how”. In 2016 the futures based documentary, The Incredible Curious Adventure, explored how South African insurers were attempting to answer this challenge.
The IFoA invites you to a networking event on 28 November at Staple Inn Hall, London.
This session will draw on the latest developments in machine learning and big data to present a framework for how predictive analytics could be used to help improve the forecasting of demand for health care services.
Jules Constantinou begins his term as President of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries following the Annual General Meeting at Staple Inn Hall yesterday (June 28).
Voting in this year’s Council Elections is now closed.
The LSE has published, as part of their Sustainable Finance Leadership series, a commentary from Jeremy Grantham, co-founder, Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment.
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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) will host three high profile events in London later this year. Please save the date for the following events:
- 11 September 2018: Life Networking event focussed on international actuarial experiences (evening)
- 16 October 2018: IFRS 17 workshop (PM only)
- 4 October 2018: Chief Actuaries and Senior Actuaries workshop (full day workshop)
Programmes will be confirmed in late July.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA’s) Engagement and Learning Directorate are seeking to hear from applicants who would like to be considered for the role of Module Lead for Health and Care SP1 and SA1, a new role for the new curriculum. This is a senior appointment and applicants must be able to show an understanding and interest in education at post graduate level.
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Added: Fri, 13/07/2018 - 17:35The Pure Gold Company has said that a 237% increase in people buying physical gold happened on 9 July following the resignations of cabinet ministers David Davies and Boris Johnson over disputes about the government's plans for Brexit.
Added: Thu, 12/07/2018 - 12:00Global insurance premiums increased by 1.5% to nearly $5tn in 2017 after rising by 2.2% in 2016, insurer Swiss Re has said, with China cited as an engine of growth.
Added: Thu, 12/07/2018 - 11:50The Japan government pension fund has posted a 6.9% increase in its rate of return for fiscal year 2017 equivalent to 10,091bn, its annual overview of the year has shown.
Added: Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:20One in four people think they will still be working at age 70, a survey for insurer Aegon has found.
Added: Tue, 10/07/2018 - 11:15Oil, gas, mining, food and beverage and transportation companies have the highest exposures to risks from depletion of 'natural capital', a survey by insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has found. Risks include higher costs from resource scarcity, regulatory action and pressure from public opinion.
Added: Wed, 04/07/2018 - 12:30There has been a huge decline in the proportion of UK adults aged 45 and older that expect the government to pay for their social care over the last six years, new research has found.
Added: Tue, 03/07/2018 - 12:30There are three times as many European pension funds considering how climate change could impact investments than there were last year, new research has found.
Added: Mon, 02/07/2018 - 12:05Companies that took part in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) this year have seen share prices drop at a greater rate than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.
Added: Fri, 29/06/2018 - 13:05Rising premiums and falling injury claims saw the UK's motor insurance market record higher underwriting profits last year than at any point since 1994.
Added: Thu, 28/06/2018 - 14:10Only a quarter of defined benefit (DB) pension scheme trustees in the UK would feel comfortable deciding whether consolidation into a 'super fund' makes sense or not.