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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to OAC plc - Professional Services after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme
Our Online Examinations
Over the past few years the IFoA has been in the position to increase the offering of the online versions of its exams. Now, with CA2 and CA3 fully online already, CT9 will also be offered as an online only examination from March 2017 onwards.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Bradshaw, Dixon and Moore Ltd (BDM) after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme
Yesterday saw the final of the Enterprising Maths competition in Scotland. Over 60 schools were represented during the day, which saw 250 students taking part in four rounds of competition.
As part of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Education Curriculum 2019, we are seeking to hear from suitably qualified IFoA Fellows and Associates who would like to volunteer to take on one of the following roles:
“I became a Fellow of the IFoA in 2009. As I was based in China, I didn’t know much about opportunities to volunteer for the IFoA and I didn’t feel connected to my professional body.”
The Resource and Environment (R and E) Research Sub-committee plays a vital role in developing the profession’s R and E expertise
The General Insurance (GI) Education and Continuing Professional Development Sub-committee (ECPD) plays an important role in ensuring the education of GI actuaries is kept as up to date and relevant as possible.
The CMI Assurances Committee has issued Working Paper 92: Proposed "08" Series term mortality tables which covers proposed graduations of the 2007-2010 term mortality data.
Other actuary news
Added: Wed, 27/09/2017 - 13:00The combined insured losses incurred from Hurricane Maria, Irma, and Harvey, could reach up to $145bn (£108bn), according to estimates from catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide.
Added: Tue, 26/09/2017 - 14:39Unless IFRS17 is managed carefully from the beginning, businesses risk overloading their teams and spending money in areas where it is not needed.
Added: Mon, 25/09/2017 - 13:34A worldwide survey of 2,800 insurance professionals reveals almost three-quarters believe their firm's culture needs to change to in order to attract and retain top talent.
Added: Mon, 25/09/2017 - 12:06The number of work-based pension policies in the UK increased by 11% to 7.5 million in 2016, according to new figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
Added: Fri, 22/09/2017 - 14:33Almost a quarter of UK business leaders in the finance and accounting sector believe a high level of jobs in their organisation will be automatable in the next decade.
Added: Fri, 22/09/2017 - 12:15Three people have been banned from acting as trustees of pensions schemes over suspicions they misled investors out of £9m between November 2012 and May 2013.
Added: Thu, 21/09/2017 - 14:49A survey of personal investors by The Share Centre has revealed that almost 80% had no exposure to financial education when they were at school.
Added: Thu, 21/09/2017 - 13:13The combined deficit of the UK's 6,000 defined benefit pension funds fell by £20bn in September to £690bn after a record high the previous month.
Added: Wed, 20/09/2017 - 18:06Fiscal crises and a potential asset bubble are the joint greatest dangers facing UK businesses this year, according to survey of executives by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Added: Tue, 19/09/2017 - 15:11There has been a significant rise in the number organisations subjected to a claim or investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) involving senior managers.