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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: Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:27Financial firms responsible for assets of over $81.7trn (£61.3trn) have publicaly committed to support the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Added: Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:36UK consumer price inflation increased from 3% in October to 3.1% in November the highest rate recorded since March 2012, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Added: Mon, 11/12/2017 - 17:06An increase in personal injury claim payouts, vehicle repair costs and thefts resulted in the third quarter of this year being the third most expensive on record for UK motor insurers.
Added: Mon, 11/12/2017 - 12:14Nearly a third of the UK's largest financial services firms have signalled their intention to move jobs out of the country as a direct consequence of Brexit.
Added: Fri, 08/12/2017 - 12:51Air quality standards and carbon prices are set to result in almost every coal plant in the EU losing money by 2030, with more than half already loss-making.
Added: Thu, 07/12/2017 - 18:00Retail investors continued to withdraw from UK equity funds in October, with political uncertainty thought to be fuelling a dash towards fixed income securities.
Added: Thu, 07/12/2017 - 12:47The rate of improvement in UK life expectancy between 2010 and 2015 was 75.3% slower for men and 82.7% less for women than it was in the first five years of this century.
Added: Wed, 06/12/2017 - 17:00A survey of leading UK and European insurers reveals more than a quarter expect to increase their allocations to alternative investments in search of returns.
Added: Tue, 05/12/2017 - 16:56Recruitment in the UK's service sector last month failed to significantly improve on October's seven-month low, with the rate of job creation remaining unchanged.
Added: Tue, 05/12/2017 - 14:05British pensioners relying on the government can expect a lower percentage of their working salary as retirement income than those from any other country in the OECD.