Bowling for the Regulator


The Work and Pensions and BIES committees have published their joint report on the activities around the collapse of Carillion and the fall out for the employees, services provided and suppliers. The report spends a great deal of time discussing the actions of the directors, accounting methods and the auditing by professional firms.

Death benefit issues

I’ve been talking a lot about death this week. Not the most joyous of subjects, but one where simple actions can make a big difference to the lives of those who are left.We have never had a better opportunity to pass on any unused pension funds than under the current rules for Defined Contribution (DC) pensions.

State Pension Survival Day

Since pensions were invented, people in my industry have been trying to convince the wider public that they are a really good idea and that everyone should have one. A lot of time, money and effort goes into getting that message out there – but somehow that message isn’t really getting through.
But that hasn’t stopped us, and a recent piece of analysis from Aviva has made quite a startling discovery.

Actuarial methods are we serving the public interest

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Lifestyle Actuary

This Summer, London Market headhunter, Constance Longden of Bolton Associates, is heading off around the world of re/insurance - and is taking the Actuarial Post with her!

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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