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England and Wales record worst rise in deaths rates since WWII
The last two years have seen death rates in England and Wales rise above the preceding five-year average for the first time since WWII, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has found.
Wednesday 12th January 2022
Jørgen Randers: An end to growth?
Professor Jørgen Randers talks to Chris Seekings almost 50 years after the publication of his report The Limits to Growth, and outlines what we can expect for the world during the next half-century
Wednesday 1st December 2021
Dominic Christian: All for one
Dominic Christian talks to Chris Seekings and Roulion Wang about how the insurance industry must come together to develop innovative solutions to the climate crisis
Wednesday 6th October 2021
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