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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) invites you to join us at a Health and Care networking event on 18 October, at Staple Inn Hall in London.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) will host three high profile events in London later this year. Please save the date for the following events:
- 11 September 2018: Life Networking event
- 20 September 2018: IFRS 17 workshop
- 4 October 2018: Chief Actuaries and Senior Actuaries workshop
Programmes will be confirmed in late June or July.
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 the role of Module Lead for Health and Care SP1 and SA1, a new role for the new curriculum. This is a senior appointment and applicants must be able to show an understanding and interest in education at post graduate level.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)'s is seeking to appoint up to four experienced, proactive and innovative volunteers to join the Health and Care Board.
These volunteers will ideally already have a good industry profile and an excellent network of contacts. They will be someone who is keen to build on the excellent foundations already created and have a passion to help shape and drive forward the Health and Care practice area for the future.
The Lifelong Learning (Life Practice) Sub-committee is seeking to recruit up to four members to join them, who should be a Fellow or Associate member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
The sub-committee oversees the Life Conference Sub-committee and runs up to eight one day workshops annually, alongside up to six evening CPD and Networking events. Sub-committee members will be expected to lead on the development of the programme of one or more of these annual events.
The significance of the Matching Adjustment (MA) for annuity writers is well understood – with David Rule recently confirming the value to UK firms to be £66bn. With strong growth forecast in the bulk annuity de-risking market, this figure will get bigger and bigger.
This new working party of the IfoA’s Financial and Investment practice area held its first meeting recently, having attracted interest from over twenty members from across the industry (consultants, asset managers and insurers).
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The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) have launched a consultation on changes to regulations for pension fund trustees.
The consultation features a climate risk maturity model from consultancy Grant Thornton, as well as input from selected individuals and institutions – in particular Sackers, Hermes and Nico Aspinall. A key driver for the consultation, is the conclusions the DWP have reached:
The Actuarial Post has published an article, reporting on a survey recently carried out by Aon, which says that regulatory changes, demographic shifts and the increased availability of quality data has prompted a dramatic upsurge in the number of institutional investors who are interested in exploring or implementing responsible investing initiatives.
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Added: Fri, 22/06/2018 - 18:18There were more insurance claims made across England and Wales to cover the non-payment of debts in the first quarter of this year than at any time since 2009.
Added: Fri, 22/06/2018 - 15:40Almost a quarter of the jobs held by workers aged 55 and over in the UK could be displaced by automation technology over the next decade, new research has found.
Added: Thu, 21/06/2018 - 18:37Harnessing the power of data analytics could help insurers make significant cuts to the rising cost of workforce healthcare benefit programmes around the world.
Added: Thu, 21/06/2018 - 16:35Eight in ten insurance executives across the world will look to acquisitions and partnerships in search of growth over the next three years, a new survey has found.
Added: Wed, 20/06/2018 - 18:05Nearly half of the global reinsurance market has now divested some or all of its assets from coal, after Hannover Re revealed it had adopted a new exclusion policy today.
Added: Wed, 20/06/2018 - 12:30Europeans face a looming crisis that could see their personal finances wiped out should the EU and UK not come to an agreement on cross-border contracts post-Brexit.
Added: Tue, 19/06/2018 - 15:54Almost half of insurance customers around the world are happy for insurers to use data from social media companies and health monitoring applications in return for cheaper premiums.
Added: Mon, 18/06/2018 - 11:49UK workplace pension funds will be required to produce sustainability assessments of their investment decisions under new government regulations proposed today.
Added: Fri, 15/06/2018 - 12:54Demographic shifts have prompted a dramatic surge in the number of institutional investors directing their funds towards responsible investments around the world.
Added: Thu, 14/06/2018 - 11:57The majority of British pension savers are set to experience a fall in living standards when they stop working, with many facing retirement with no savings at all.