Latest IFoA news
Click to filter your search
IFoA Members involved in providing advice to funeral plan trusts will be aware that the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will assume responsibility for the regulation of funeral plan providers (including trust based pre-paid funeral plans that are not currently regulated by the FCA) from 29 July 2022 .
As part of the new FCA regulatory environment, there will be a need for the production of Solvency Assessment Reports (SARs).
Karen Brolly, Life Practice Board Chair, provides an update.
We always have lots to discuss at our Life Board meetings and since we are currently meeting virtually, we have opted to hold our meetings over two shorter sessions, rather than one long meeting. The Life Board’s most recent meetings, to start the new session were held on 14 and 19 October.
You have the chance to contribute to the UK’s first baseline for socio-economic diversity in financial and professional services.
We will be contacting all IFoA members based in the UK in November, with an invitation to take part in a short survey on behalf of a UK Government commissioned taskforce, led by the City of London Corporation.
Sophie Wright provides an update.
A few weeks ago as the UK basked in a final heatwave of the summer the Health & Care Lifelong Learning Sub-committee met for its first meeting of the new session. It felt like back to school for us too.
Over the last session, we built on the success of our virtual conference in 2019 with a regular series of monthly webinars to continue to provide our community with varied and relevant high-quality CPD.
The effect of hormone replacement therapy on the survival of UK women: a retrospective cohort study, 1984 - 2017
We delighted to have published our IFoA diversity monitoring report 2021.
We have published the annual report from the Regulation Board for 2020/2021.
This is only the second year that the Board has published an annual report after it introduced a range of measures to enhance the Board’s transparency and accessibility for members and the public.
During the coronavirus pandemic, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) is publishing frequent UK mortality analysis through its mortality monitor. Today’s updates cover week 39 of 2021 (25 September to 1 October) and the third quarter of 2021, based on provisional England & Wales deaths data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 12 October 2021.
The key points of these updates are: