Skip to main content
The Actuary: The magazine of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries - return to the homepage
Visit The Actuary Magazine on Facebook
Visit The Actuary Magazine on LinkedIn
Visit @TheActuaryMag on Twitter
Visit the website of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Predictions by The Actuary
People & Social News
Risk & ERM
The growth marches on
Is the increasing use of medical underwriting in bulk annuity pricing now inevitable? Costas Yiasoumi examines how MUBAs have affected the pensions industry
4th May 2016
Fewer than one in five likely to cash in their annuity, says IFoA
While most pensioners are aware of the UK governments plans for a secondary annuity market, only 18% are likely to take advantage, according to a study commissioned by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
26th April 2016
Six life insurers under FCA scrutiny
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has started investigations into the disclosure of exit and paid-up charges of six life insurance firms to determine whether they are treating customers fairly.
3rd March 2016
Younger workers face late retirement compared to parents' generation
Todays workforce will have to labour into their late 70s and beyond if they want to enjoy the same level of pension as their parents generation, warns Royal London.
16th February 2016
An inside job
Andy Cox goes inside an internal audit department and is surprised by what he finds a job and some tips on dealing with your internal auditor
2nd February 2016
One in four advisers earns average turnover of £1m a year
Some 26% of financial advisers are enjoying an average annual turnover of more than £1m due to pension reforms, according to a survey.
8th January 2016
MPs to debate impact of state pension age equalisation of women
A parliamentary debate on the rise in the state pension age for women has been scheduled for 7 January after an online petition has secured more than 100,000 signatures.
5th January 2016
Actuaries and accountants say selling annuities could leave savers 'worse off'
Experts in the actuarial and accounting industry have criticised the UK governments decision to launch a secondary annuity market, calling the idea unlikely to benefit that many people.
21st December 2015
Female life expectancy will reach 100 by 2064, says ONS
Women born in England in 2064 can expect to live to 100 years of age, according to official figures.
15th December 2015
UK life insurance outlook positive
Despite sluggish growth during 2010-2014, the outlook for the UK life insurance sector is positive, according to a data provider.
1st December 2015