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Changes to the Regulations approved by Council are now being shared with members.
Voting has opened for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Honorary Fellow Election 2017.
Following the sad news of Jeremy’s passing on 25 February, a memorial service to celebrate the life of our friend and Past President will be held on Thursday 4 May.
The service will be held at:
St Brides Church,
London, EC4Y 8AU
The celebration will commence at 2pm at St Brides, followed by a reception at:
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), through its Actuarial Research Centre, is inviting research teams and organisations to submit proposals for a research project focusing on modelling pension funds under climate change.
Notice is hereby provided that the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Annual General Meeting 2017 will be held on 28 June 2017 at 16.30 at Staple Inn Hall.
All CT, CA1, ST and SA exams now have 15 minutes reading time at the start, but there are some rules about what you can and can’t use this time for.
Reading time aims to give you a chance to read the exam paper in full, to plan the order in which you will approach the questions, and to consider how to structure your answers.
The rules are given below, and took effect from the September 2016 session. These apply to all subjects.
During your exam there are certain things that you can do to help the markers, so that they can mark your script accurately.
I became a Fellow of the IFoA in 2011. Before that, I spent 10 years studying for the IFoA and CAA actuarial exams, and gaining industry experience.
We regret to announce the death of our Past President, Jeremy Goford.
Jeremy was President of the Institute of Actuaries from 2002 to 2004. He died on 25 February 2017, aged 71.
Our sympathy and condolences go out to Jeremy's family and friends.
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Added: Mon, 05/03/2018 - 11:05Some 69% of financial services companies across Europe are not able to secure consumer data effectively, despite incoming regulation potentially hitting these firms for hundreds of millions of pounds.
Added: Fri, 02/03/2018 - 15:00Schroders expects UK GDP to grow at a rate of 1.7% this year, and 1.5% in 2019, after previously forecasting expansions of 1.6% and 1.4% respectively.
Added: Fri, 02/03/2018 - 13:48Britons enrolled in a workplace pension could see their savings grow by 30% this year as a result of mandatory increases to minimum contribution levels.
Added: Thu, 01/03/2018 - 10:52Average mortality improvements between 2011 and 2017 were significantly lower than for any other recent six-year period, according to data from Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
Added: Wed, 28/02/2018 - 17:03Investment in financial technology ventures increased by 18% to hit a record high of $27.4bn (£19.9bn) in 2017, according to research by consultancy firm Accenture.
Added: Wed, 28/02/2018 - 11:32Women hold just one in five executive and board positions at insurance firms in the UK, despite the gender balance being split evenly across the industry as a whole.
Added: Tue, 27/02/2018 - 13:52Around two-thirds of the world's largest companies face high levels of industry disruption, with almost half already showing severe signs of future susceptibility.