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IFoA Disciplinary Board member, Kevin Doerr, explains how the IFoA disciplinary process helps members, employers and the public interest - even if you never have to use it.
The number of allegations and adjudications handled by our Disciplinary and Capacity for Membership processes numbered under 15 and 20 this year and the vast majority of our members will never come in to contact with the Schemes.
The IFoA has appointed Stephen Redmond as Lay Chair of its Disciplinary Board, with effect from 28 February 2019.
IFoA Disciplinary Board member Simon Martin explains the IFoA’s disciplinary process and the fundamental role it plays in safeguarding our profession.
In this blog, Matthew Levine, IFoA Policy Manager gives an overview of the IFoA’s recent work on infrastructure
Podcast: Shifting the Trillions on the role of Engagement and Divestment in Forcing Big Oil Companies to Decarbonise
Listen in to Carbon Tracker founder Mark Campanale with the inside word from the City on what the fast growing fossil fuel divestment movement has achieved and how shareholder engagement with big oil companies like Exxon, BP and Shell is forcing them to change their business models to align with the Paris Climate Agreement.
The Resource and Environment Board is looking for a proactive volunteer to help in leading and implementing their digital content strategy. In this exciting new role, you will work effectively to engage actuarial communities through various digital channels.
In this blog, Chair of Scottish Board Alan Watson talks about the Spring Lecture and Professor Sir John Curtice's talk entitled "Brexit: Democratic Success or Failure?".
The IFoA has published revised Guides for Members on Speaking Up, Conflicts of interest and acting as Non-Executive Directors.
We encourage you to use this opportunity to consider the new material in light of the revised Actuaries’ Code which comes into effect on 18 May 2019.
There is still time to raise any objections around the content of the new Guides before the deadline of noon on Friday 15 March.
To mark International Women’s Day, we’re recapping on some of the activities our staff, members and the wider actuarial community have been doing to promote diversity in the profession, blogs Charlotte Forsyth.
Last year we held events in London and Edinburgh called Girls – Count Us In. These events were free-to-attend and were specifically designed to encourage more girls to take up STEM subjects.
CRP107-Modeling, Measuring and Pricing the Flood Risk
This project, undertaken by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), reviews the existing literature on the flood risk models, and provide commentaries of relevance to actuaries. One goal of the review is to educate the actuarial community about the various shades of the flood risk, as well as about the state of the art in quantitative flood risk modeling. Another goal is to examine the possibility of employing the actuarial knowledge tank in order to refine the inventory of the existing flood risk models.
Other actuary news
Added: Fri, 05/04/2019 - 15:41Millions of UK workers will start saving more for their retirement tomorrow, but less than half of employees even know the details, a survey by Aviva has found.
Added: Fri, 05/04/2019 - 11:09Investors are consistently underpricing the potential impacts of climate change on their assets, and need to reassess their vulnerability to an increasing number of risks.
Added: Thu, 04/04/2019 - 18:37UK savers will soon be able to see all their pension savings in one place after the government today unveiled proposals for a series of dashboards that could come online later this year.
Added: Wed, 03/04/2019 - 11:10Most of the UK's pension industry expects collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes to fail, a survey by the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has found.
Added: Tue, 02/04/2019 - 14:42Strong investment in intelligent automation (IA) technology has failed to deliver fast enough returns, with many projects stuck in pilot mode as firms struggle to scale.
Added: Mon, 01/04/2019 - 16:30A rising number of large and complex risks have rendered the Asian commercial insurance market unsustainable, Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) has warned.
Added: Fri, 29/03/2019 - 11:20An updated funding code due in 2020 could add £100bn to defined benefit (DB) pension scheme deficits in the UK and cause employer contributions to double, KPMG analysis has revealed.
Added: Thu, 28/03/2019 - 12:51UK financial services have suffered another quarter of falling business volumes, with growth in the investment management sector declining faster than at any point since the end of 2008.
Added: Wed, 27/03/2019 - 14:40Life insurers are failing to find value for money in actuarial consultants due to intrinsic weaknesses in the hiring process, a survey by Barnett Waddingham has uncovered.
Added: Wed, 27/03/2019 - 13:00Global businesses have failed to provide detailed and transparent workforce data in response to a request from more than 120 investors managing over $13trn (£11trn) in assets.