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ACA urges ministers to 'go further' on DB flexibility - The Actuary

ACA urges ministers to 'go further' on DB flexibility - The Actuary | actuaries | Scoop.it
ACA urges ministers to 'go further' on DB flexibility The Actuary The Association of Consulting Actuaries has urged the government to give greater flexibility to members of defined benefit pension schemes and allow them to cash out their income...
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'Unexpected' drop in life insurance business, poll finds

'Unexpected' drop in life insurance business, poll finds | actuaries | Scoop.it
Business volumes in the UK life insurance sector dropped 'unexpectedly' in the three months to March while profitability remained flat, according to a quarterly poll.
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International Actuarial Association Mortality Working Group (IAAMWG) - second report

10 February 2014



The International Actuarial Association Mortality Working Group (IAAMWG) has published its second report.
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Almost 3 million now auto-enrolled in workplace pension saving - The Actuary

Almost 3 million now auto-enrolled in workplace pension saving - The Actuary | actuaries | Scoop.it
Almost 3 million now auto-enrolled in workplace pension saving The Actuary Darren Ryder, TPR's strategic planning manager for automatic enrolment told The Actuary 9,000 employers were now registered with the regulator, most of the UK's largest...
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Brain finds true beauty in maths

Brain finds true beauty in maths | actuaries | Scoop.it
Brain scans show a complex string of numbers and letters in mathematical formulae can evoke the same sense of beauty as artistic masterpieces and music from the greatest composers. (RT @BPPActEd: Happy actuarial valentines day!
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Best and Worst Careers: 2013

Best and Worst Careers: 2013 | actuaries | Scoop.it
CareerCast.com ranked 200 jobs from best to worst based on five criteria: physical demands, work environment, income, stress and hiring outlook.
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PwC poll highlight insurers' 'buoyant' outlook

PwC poll highlight insurers' 'buoyant' outlook | actuaries | Scoop.it
More than 90% of insurance executives are looking forward to revenues increasing over the next three years, PricewaterhouseCoopers said today
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Munich Re: 2013 insured catastrophe losses 'below average'

Munich Re: 2013 insured catastrophe losses 'below average' | actuaries | Scoop.it
Storms and floods in Europe along with super typhoon Haiyan dominated the overall picture of natural catastrophes in 2013, but globally insured losses 'remained below average', Munich Re said in its annual review.
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Munich Re: 2013 insured catastrophe losses 'below average' - The Actuary

Munich Re: 2013 insured catastrophe losses 'below average' - The Actuary | actuaries | Scoop.it
Munich Re: 2013 insured catastrophe losses 'below average'
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Bernardino wants industry levy to help fund EIOPA

Bernardino wants industry levy to help fund EIOPA | actuaries | Scoop.it
Europe's insurance and pensions industries should have to pay a levy to help fund a stronger, more interventionist European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, the chair of the regulatory body has said.
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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries comments on the Transport Select Committee's investigation into whiplash claims

Article date:  21 May 2013 Summary:  David Brown, from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries said; "The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)...
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Institute and Faculty of Actuaries comment on tPR's Funding Code of Practice

Article date:  10 June 2014 Summary:  Nick Salter, President-elect of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) commented today on the Pensions...
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CMI publishes Working Paper 71

07 February 2014



The CMI has published Working Paper 71, the final “S2” graduations of the CMI SAPS Mortality experience for 2004 to 2011. Note: This paper is available to Authorised Users only.
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PwC puts insured losses from winter storms at £500m

PwC puts insured losses from winter storms at £500m | actuaries | Scoop.it
UK insurers are expected to foot a £500m bill following the storms and flooding of December = and January, PricewaterhouseCoopers has estimated
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New course at UK's Institute & Faculty of Actuaries - Business Standard

New course at UK's Institute & Faculty of Actuaries Business Standard The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), a UK-based organisation dedicated to the education, development and regulation of actuaries, is introducing a short-term course for...
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Former Lloyds risk chief to lead OFT legacy DC audit

Former Lloyds risk chief to lead OFT legacy DC audit | actuaries | Scoop.it
Former Lloyds Banking Group's chief risk officer Carol Sergeant has been appointed to oversee the Office of Fair Trading's audit of high-cost and legacy defined contribution workplace pensions, the watchdog announced today...
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Changes to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Reguations

30 January 2014



In preparation for the introduction of our two new Analyst membership categories, two minor changes to the Regulations were approved by the IFoA’s Council in January 2014.
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Webb's annuity-switching plan gets scathing response

Webb's annuity-switching plan gets scathing response | actuaries | Scoop.it
Industry experts have rubbished the pensions minister's suggestion that pensioners be allowed to switch to better-paying annuities in a similar way to homeowners re-mortgaging
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Risk appetite statements not meshing with business needs, Towers Watson poll finds

Risk appetite statements not meshing with business needs, Towers Watson poll finds | actuaries | Scoop.it
Many senior insurance executives are dissatisfied with the business advantages gained from the investing time and money in developing risk appetite statements, Towers Watson has warned
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Eurozone insurers' profit outlook limited, says EY - The Actuary

Eurozone insurers' profit outlook limited, says EY - The Actuary | actuaries | Scoop.it
Eurozone insurers' profit outlook limited, says EY
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Risk Culture In Insurance Enterprises

Risk Culture In Insurance Enterprises | actuaries | Scoop.it
In this article we show how understanding and changing the risk culture of an insurer needs a different perspective from that we are used to in traditional actuarial work.
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