What role can insurers play in the climate change crisis

Our brains are heavily wired to deal and focus on immediate and short term issues. For example here in the UK, in the last three years the domestic political agenda has been dominated by the single issue of Brexit, overshadowing many others. An example of a critical issue requiring our attention is climate change. News and reports on the issue seems to have intensified recently together with a feeling that swift action must be taken now or it will be too late. As the old adage goes, when is the best time to plant a tree? 20 years ago. However, the next best time is today.

The Seventh Anniversary of the Revolution

Where were you in October 2012? I hope you can remember. I know I can. It was a revolutionary moment in the history of this country. I was in a proposition team, wrestling with the problem of how we could support employers to communicate details of the revolution to millions of employees. It was the moment auto-enrolment (AE) began.

AAU and the evolution of the life insurance market

It’s almost inevitable. Spend your working life identifying, analysing, quantifying and ascribing monetary value to risk, and you’re likely to have a fairly strong aversion to it. Or more accurately, an aversion to undertaking new endeavours with inadequately understood consequences. The insurance industry is, on any number of levels, the very definition of risk-averse.

Gaining differentiation and efficiencies in insurance

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Lifestyle Actuary

Barnett Waddingham appoints Rosie Fantom as Bulk Annuity Consultant to its Corporate Consulting team.

The Luddite

Sam Richardson looks into the up and coming and the outgoing of the technology and gadgetry world in 2014.

Travelling Actuary

This month's Travelling Actuary takes us to the iconic Boston to experience New England at it’s very best.

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