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New standards published for professional pension trustees
All professional pension trustees in the UK will be expected to abide by a new set of standards to demonstrate that they have a higher level of expertise than other trustees.
26th February 2019
ARC considers alternative models for Equity Release Mortgage calculations
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has proposed a new model that better reflects historic UK house prices for equity release mortgage calculations.
25th February 2019
Self-driving cars cannot yet be considered 'autonomous', ABI warns
Car manufacturers must not be able to describe their vehicles as autonomous if drivers are expected to handle emergencies, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has warned.
22nd February 2019
Investors report growing interest in sustainable development
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are becoming increasingly important to investors worldwide, an annual survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has found.
19th February 2019
FTSE 100 pension schemes 'highly exposed' to climate change
FTSE 100 companies are leaving their workers pension savings highly exposed to the potential impacts of climate change, research from ShareAction has revealed.
15th February 2019
Insurers urged to take three-step approach to IFRS 17
Successful implementations of the incoming accounting standard IFRS 17 have taken a three-step approach, with rushed projects resulting in suboptimal results and increased effort.
13th February 2019
Half of business leaders fear they are unprepared for cyber attacks
Just half of senior executives and managers in the UK believe their organisations have good strategies in place to deal with cyber attacks, new research has revealed.
8th February 2019
FCA proposes new 'investment pathways' for drawdown customers
Firms could be forced to offer a range of investment options to customers that enter pension drawdown without taking advice, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced today.
28th January 2019
UK and Switzerland agree post-Brexit insurance deal
The UK and Switzerland reached an agreement to allow free trade between each others insurance sectors post-Brexit at the World Economic Forum in Davos last Friday.
28th January 2019
New IFRS 17 amendments proposed
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has agreed by a significant majority to discuss changing several key aspects of IFRS 17 insurance contracts.
25th January 2019