Companies leaving it too late on cyber risk modifications?

The sluggish progress of the European Commission’s General Data Protection Regulation has encouraged some companies to believe that they can hold off until after the Regulation’s implementation before making modifications to their cyber risk management. This, however, will be leaving it too late.

Are the same mistakes being made after Pension Freedoms?

Has Pension Freedom encouraged employers to avoid long-standing Financial Education mistakes? The short answer is “no” and that is disappointing. Whilst Pension Freedom empowers prudent individuals to achieve the retirement they deserve, making the wrong choices can be disastrous. Employers are arguably in the best position to influence how well their workforce manages such a make-or-break phenomenon, but I am still seeing consistently flawed approaches.

Don’t let out-dated processes obstruct your SolvencyII plans

Put paper in its place and don’t let out-dated processes get in the way of your solvency II preparation, says Frank Carr. Solvency II is coming next year, and the life insurance industry is investing huge sums in order to prepare for its arrival. Indeed, a 2013 report by the research firm Clear Path Analysis put the cost of complying with the directive for the UK’s largest insurers at more than £200m each – with new technology accounting for as much as 65% of that spend.

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Lifestyle Actuary

The trappings of fast paced city lifestyles rarely take into account the charm and elegance that a room, a dinner or a cup of tea can afford; characteristics lost to a by-gone era of debutante balls and black tie for dinner.

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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