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An alternative proposal: reforming the NHS
Kristian Niemietz talks to Chris Seekings and Ruolin Wang about his controversial ideas for reforming the UK’s National Health Service
Wednesday 2nd June 2021
Interview Iain Allan: Forging his own path
Iain Allan talks to Chris Seekings and Mahidhara Davangere about his unconventional career path, and the exciting opportunities awaiting actuaries in the banking world
Wednesday 3rd February 2021
Interview with Dr Emma Raven: Before the flood
Under a high emissions scenario, average UK winter precipitation will increase by 18% between 1990 and 2090
Wednesday 4th November 2020
UK's income protection insurance market to shrink by a quarter
The UK's income protection insurance market is forecast to shrink by more than a quarter this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing the largest drop in employment for over a decade
Wednesday 26th August 2020
UK workplace pension saving hits new heights
The number of UK employees saving for retirement through a workplace pension has skyrocketed since automatic enrolment came into effect eight years ago.
Monday 22nd June 2020
Unfriend Coal campaign targets oil and gas insurers
The Unfriend Coal campaign has widened its scope and will now urge insurers to cut ties with all new fossil fuel projects that are inconsistent with international climate targets.
Friday 19th June 2020
Investors urge governments not to lose sight of climate challenge
A group of investors managing trillions of dollars in assets has issued a statement to governments calling for a sustainable economic response to coronavirus that helps tackle climate change.
Wednesday 6th May 2020
FTSE 350 pensions return to deficit
The accounting position of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes at the UK's 350 largest listed companies returned to a deficit at the end of last month as COVID-19 continued to hit the economy.
Tuesday 5th May 2020
UK pensions suffer record losses
UK pension funds endured their worst-ever quarterly performance in the first three months of this year as the coronavirus outbreak devastated global stock markets.
Monday 4th May 2020
COVID-19 general insurance losses of up to $80bn forecast
The coronavirus crisis could result in general insurance losses of up to $80bn (£64bn) across key classes in the UK and US, new research by Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has suggested.
Monday 4th May 2020