The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has urged the government to tackle social care reform and to support alternative structures, such as collective defined contribution (CDC) schemes, to rebalance the risks facing individuals.
The government has put forward proposals to introduce a strengthened, statutory basis for the regulation of the actuarial profession.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) Actuarial Research Centre (ARC) has published a report considering the judgement and decision making by pension trustees.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Patrick Kelliher and Vanessa Jaeger look at the key cyber risks faced by pension schemes, who is responsible for managing these risks, and how these risks may be managed.
Another week-on-week increase in the number of deaths with Covid-19 mentioned on the death certificate has brought total excess deaths since the beginning of the second wave to 5,000.
EY has appointed Gareth Mee as UK actuarial leader to head up an expanded interdisciplinary team at the firm.
The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) is asking for industry views to address the “exceptional” mortality data seen throughout the coronavirus pandemic as it updates its mortality projections model.
While the CMI Model of longevity improvements has proved reliable, Covid-19 threatens to cause it to show an unrealistic falls in life expectancy. Tim Gordon explains why the industry should not overreact
The number of deaths registered in the UK in the week ending Friday 10 April (week 15) was 77% higher than expected if using the same standardised mortality rates as 2019, says the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI).
The government is set to start consulting on how the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is calculated in its Budget on 11 March. Keith Webster warns the industry may currently be sleepwalking into this change.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched an investigation into the increasing transfer of risks to consumers, with a particular focus on defined contribution (DC) pensions.
It is the role of employers, the pensions industry, and the government to close the gap between minimum and moderate levels of income in retirement, according to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
Leeds Business School and City University of London are conducting research on institutional investor decision-making in association with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries – and they are looking for your help.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched a monitoring scheme in a bid to improve the effectiveness of actuarial regulation and promote ongoing improvement across the profession.
John McAleer sets out four areas where a change in approach to managing mature pension funds could lead to better outcomes for members, trustees and sponsors.
A set of recommendations to help the pensions industry deliver its objectives and better communicate with people over pensions issues has been published by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
Actuaries and investment consultants that fail to take account of climate risk in their work and advice face increasing risks of legal liability and regulatory action, according to ClientEarth.
This week's top stories included coverage of a regulated apportionment arrangement agreed for Hoover's pension scheme.
Changes to pension policy must be viewed "through the lens of intergenerational fairness" by a future government, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has argued.
Jules Constantinou has been elected as the president of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) for the 2018/19 year.
As the government's review into AE kicks off, how should the policy progress post-staging? James Phillips explores the industry view
John Dickson has been appointed senior partner at Hymans Robertson.
Pension professionals have reacted with outrage to Treasury plans to cut the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) from £10,000 to £4,000 from April.