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An article on the BBC website today reports that
Careers education given to pupils in secondary school can be linked to higher earnings in adult life, according to researchers.
A study published in the Journal of Education and Work suggests that better-informed teenagers are likely to make more advantageous career choices.
It measures the earnings benefit as an extra £2,000 per year for every six careers sessions when aged 14 to 15.
Read the full article on the BBC website.
A revised version of APS D1: Investment Related Business Activities for Authorised Professional Firms (Version 3.0) has been issued in advance of its effective date of 1 July 2016.
The CMI Assurances Committee has issued proposed graduations of the 2007-2010 accelerated critical illness data.
Fellows and Associates were recently asked by Council to vote on the election of new Honorary Fellows of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
We are delighted to announce that the outcome of the vote was in favour of the proposal that the following outstanding individuals be installed as Honorary Fellows of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has made a change to the criteria which applicants must demonstrate to be awarded a Practising Certificate.
In February 2016, Mr Derek Cribb, IFoA CEO, and Ms Caryn Chua, IFoA Representative South East Asia, visited Bangalore, India. The main purpose of their visit was to share insights about the emerging opportunities in the field of Actuarial Analytics to key stakeholders, including students, heads of Universities and employers in both actuarial and non-actuarial fields.
Fellows and Associates were recently notified of their opportunity to vote in the Honorary Fellow Elections for 2016. Honorary Fellows are a valued section of our membership and bring a wealth of expertise to the IFoA.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) hosted its second Asia Conference at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on 3 and 4 March 2016. This event, themed “Celebrating Diversity, Creating Value” attracted over 370 professionals from across 20 countries and 100 students from local universities in Malaysia.
Should we stay or should we go? The outcome of the EU referendum on 23 June 2016 could have a significant impact on many parts of UK and it is crucial that both positions are discussed and understood.