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Adapt to change and take back control
There is no need be paralysed by uncertainty as the business environment evolves, say Colin Price and Sharon Toye. Instead they suggest a fast, but low-risk way of adapting to change
10th May 2017
Clued up on DB pension obligations and risks
Additional disclosure is needed in company accounts, says Matthew Harrison, to reveal the full extent of defined benefit pension obligations and risks
10th May 2017
Post-Brexit matching adjustment
The IFoA Matching Adjustment Working Party discusses the fundamental importance of the Solvency II matching adjustment to UK insurers
6th April 2017
When culture goes wrong
In the second of his short series of articles to demonstrate risk management in practice, Paul Harwood explains what we can learn from financial scandals of the past
3rd April 2017
Big data, big decisions
Barbara Sinkinson discusses how actuaries can keep informed about the ethical issues surrounding the use of big data
4th October 2016
PPI mis-selling has pushed RBS to a £2bn loss
Past problems with PPI mis-selling helped to push Royal Bank of Scotland to a £2bn loss for the first six months of the year, which included £1.3bn of litigation and conduct costs related to PPI.
12th August 2016
FCA to face possible restructure following HBOS failure
MPs are calling for a breakup in the structure of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and proposing a case for a new enforcement body, the Treasury Select Committee has said in a report.
27th July 2016
FCA to investigate competition regulation for retirement
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced plans today to examine how effectively competition is working in the retirement income market following the introduction of pension reforms in April 2015.
14th July 2016
Pensions Bill introduced to toughen master trusts regulation
A new Pensions Bill was introduced today as part of the Queens speech, to strengthen the regulation of master trusts pension schemes.
18th May 2016
Brokers must set out charges up front under second-hand annuities, FCA suggests
Brokers and adviser-broker firms will be required to disclose their charges up-front, in writing, and agree them with the seller, rather than being paid potentially variable commissions set by buyers.
21st April 2016