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The IFoA is seeking nominations for papers to be considered by the Awards Committee for the award of Peter Clark Prize and Geoffrey Heywood Prize
We’re often asked why the closing date for sitting at overseas centres is earlier than that for centres in the UK and Ireland
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), on behalf of the Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation (JFAR), has carried out a thematic review on Group Think pursuant to its Risk Perspective work.
The review reports on its findings and should be of interest to both members and the wider public.
Download the JFAR Review
The IFoA welcomes any feedback - comments should be sent to Kirsten Mavor.
The CMI has proposed changes to the Mortality Projections Model, described in Working Paper 90.
Reading, writing and arithmetic are the cornerstones of education. Of the three “Rs”, it’s “rithmatic” that makes for the best careers in this year’s 2016 CareerCast.com 28th annual Jobs Rated report.
Voting in this year’s Council Elections is now closed.
In this webcast the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) explains recently commissioned IFoA research 'The Impact of Possible Migration Scenarios After 'Brexit' on the State Pension System.'
The IFoA’s Modelling, Analytics and Insights from Data (MAID) working party hosted its inaugural seminar on 11 May 2016. Discussing the topic of the ‘Data Science Universe’ it encompassed the themes of big data, machine learning, and predictive analytics. The emerging trend and rapid development of the Data Science Universe, its methodologies and their practice, makes it a pressing subject. The profession needs to fully understand any implications so that strategies can be developed and aligned across the profession.
The CPD year ends on 30 June for members in CPD categories 2-6. We would encourage all members who still need to meet their CPD requirements to consider the many free recordings that are available via “My Learning Environment” on your account page on the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA's) website
Notice is hereby provided that the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' AGM 2016 will be held on 23 June at 16.30 BST.
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Added: Fri, 01/09/2017 - 17:15The amount of money put into cash individual saving accounts (ISAs) fell from £58.7bn in 2015/16 to £39.2bn in 2016/17, according to statistics released by HM Revenue and Customs yesterday.
Added: Thu, 31/08/2017 - 18:06Financial institutions are becoming ever more reliant on companies such as Amazon and Facebook to supply expertise in areas such as data analytics, potentially opening the door to direct competition at a later stage.
Added: Wed, 30/08/2017 - 17:39People in the UK are underestimating the cost of elderly care to the tune of £7bn every year, with a quarter admitting they have no idea how they are going to pay.
Added: Tue, 29/08/2017 - 18:22The aggregate pension deficit of the UK's top 350 companies grew by £12bn last year to reach £62bn equivalent to 70% of their £88.9bn pre-tax profits.
Added: Tue, 29/08/2017 - 12:44All listed UK firms will be forced to publish pay ratios between their chief executives and average workers under new corporate governance reforms announced today.
Added: Fri, 25/08/2017 - 13:00One in five British savers admit that a lack of financial knowledge is preventing them from investing, according to new research from banking giant HSBC.
Added: Thu, 24/08/2017 - 13:00The average annual pay of pension scheme trustees has declined in the last two years, while the number of working days has increased, according to research by PwC.
Added: Wed, 23/08/2017 - 13:00Some 99.4% of the energy support given to foreign countries between 2010 and 2014 by the government department UK Export finance (UKEF) went towards fossil fuel projects, according to new research.
Added: Tue, 22/08/2017 - 13:00The UK is the regional stock market in which investors have least confidence in worldwide, according to new research by Hargreaves Lansdown.
Added: Mon, 21/08/2017 - 13:00The UK government announced yesterday that it would ban cold calls and tighten protections against transfers to fraudulent schemes.