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The Life Lifelong Learning Committee is embracing new technology to better serve a wider range of our educational needs. The success of the program will depend on having the right representation on the committee.
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 senior positions in Health and Care examining teams.
The first London Climate Action Week is being held on 1-8 July 2019. Louise Pryor, outgoing* Chair of IFoA’s Resource and Environment (RE) Board, discusses the unique opportunity for London to play a leading role in addressing climate change.
In this blog, Neil Buckley, the IFoA’s newly appointed Chair of Regulation Board, talks about his vision as he starts his term
At the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) Annual General Meeting on 26 June 2019, the new President John Taylor launched our new certificate in Data Science.
Available in 2020, the standalone online Certificate in Data Science will be available to members at all stages of their careers, wherever they are located across the globe.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) Actuarial Research Centre’s (ARC) has today published an initial report on ‘Economic Thinking and Actuarial Practice’.
The report provides a picture of the current opinions of a range of actuaries and economic experts on the subject of economic thought, how the traditional concept of economic thought is changing and the likely impact this change could make on approaches towards long-term investment and risk.
We recently ran a very successful series comprising 15 webinars. There are directly relevant to actuaries working in Health and Care, Life and Pensions areas. However, some of the webinars such as Access to insurance are relevant to all practice areas.
Those who registered as delegates for the live webinars can now watch the films on the IFoA website. You can also purchase individual videos if you did not register to attend the lie webinar.
In this blog, Andrew Mason, Trainee Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, talks about the challenges in moving from a student to professional life, with some helpful tips to manage.
Changes to the Regulations approved by Council are now being shared with members.
Other actuary news
Added: Wed, 03/07/2019 - 17:54Chubb has become the first major US insurer to announce investment and underwriting restrictions on the coal industry after growing pressure from environmental groups.
Added: Wed, 03/07/2019 - 16:40More than half of banking and financial services customers now use FinTech products and services, a worldwide poll by the deVere Group has uncovered.
Added: Wed, 03/07/2019 - 15:30The UK government has unveiled plans to boost investment in sustainable projects and infrastructure in its highly anticipated Green Finance Strategy.
Added: Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:14More than half of the UK's 100 largest listed companies will be able to buyout their defined benefit (DB) pension scheme within 10 years, research by Barnett Waddingham has found.
Added: Fri, 28/06/2019 - 16:40The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has secured a landmark legal victory against the UK government after pension reforms in 2015 were found to have discriminated against younger workers.
Added: Thu, 27/06/2019 - 16:43The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has today published updated investment guidance for defined contribution (DC) schemes looking to comply with new legal requirements.
Added: Wed, 26/06/2019 - 14:08The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has today published six proposed changes to IFRS 17 following pressure from the insurance industry.
Added: Tue, 25/06/2019 - 18:15Around a third of the UK population could benefit from targeted government incentives that boost saving for social care, the Pension Policy Institute (PPI) has proposed.
Added: Tue, 25/06/2019 - 16:06The European Commission has published a new guide to help around 6,000 insurance firms, banks and listed companies report how their activities impact the climate.
Added: Mon, 24/06/2019 - 16:50Around one in three women don't save into a pension, compared with less than a fifth of men, a survey of 1,070 UK adults by investment firm Willis Owen has uncovered.