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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to the Government Actuary's Department (GAD) after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme. The GAD is the first public sector organisation to receive QAS accreditation.
We have released new online content specifically designed to give you some tools to make good, reasoned ethical decisions when faced with challenges in your daily personal and/or professional life. The 2016/2017 content covers a broad range of issues.
Look out for new Professional Skills video case studies and online content which will be accessible via the website from October. These materials have been developed for the current CPD year and are designed to help members meet the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA’s) Stage 3 Professional Skills Training (PST) for Experienced Members. Details of scheduled face-to-face PST events will be published shortly
Members are invited to nominate eligible individuals for Honorary Fellowship of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), and the award of Gold and Finlaison Medals. Nominations received by 9 December will be considered for the 2017 elections.
The Modelling, Analytics and Insights from Data (MAID) working party was set up earlier this year to understand the latest developments in the data science universe and what the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) could do to support its members in this ever-evolving environment.
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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Pensions and Actuarial Services Limited after their successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme.
The International Actuarial Association Mortality Working Group has produced an Update providing access to the minutes and all the papers and presentations from its last meeting.
The 2016-2017 Certificate of Eligibility is now available for overseas Fellow and Associate members.
The CMI has proposed changes to the Mortality Projections Model, described in Working Paper 90.
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Added: Mon, 18/09/2017 - 17:32More than 100 businesses have signed a letter to the Brexit negotiators David Davis and Michel Barnier asking for a transition period of up to three years to avoid a cliff edge for business.
Added: Mon, 18/09/2017 - 14:54The bill for vehicle repairs in the UK, including third party claims and widescreen damage, was £1bn between April and June this year the highest quarterly figure on record.
Added: Fri, 15/09/2017 - 18:18A group of 100 investors with $1.8trn (£1.3trn) in assets under management have signed a letter urging 60 of the world's largest banks to better disclose climate-related financial information.
Added: Fri, 15/09/2017 - 12:47Some 53% of UK employers believe the costs associated with their defined benefit (DB) pension schemes are having a negative impact on salary increases, a new report says.
Added: Thu, 14/09/2017 - 18:00Worldwide InsurTech investment in the second quarter of 2017 surpassed that seen in the previous three combined, according to new report from PwC.
Added: Thu, 14/09/2017 - 12:44Some 34% of UK adults are unaware of the cost of residential care, with the average person anticipating a weekly setback of £377, when it is often over £1,000.
Added: Wed, 13/09/2017 - 13:37The UK's capital city has been named the top financial centre in the world despite fears the country's decision to leave the EU will make it less attractive.
Added: Wed, 13/09/2017 - 11:53Cyber risk is now a significant reputational and systemic concern for reinsurers, topping a new list of perceived threats to the industry for the first time.
Added: Tue, 12/09/2017 - 14:53Consumer price inflation in the UK increased to 2.9% in August after falling to 2.6% June and stabalising in July, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics today.
Added: Mon, 11/09/2017 - 14:48Some 40% of UK-based businesses say a transition period after the UK leaves the EU will enable them to make investment and recruitment decisions currently put on hold.