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Milliman hires investment banker Paul Fulcher
Global consulting and actuarial firm Milliman has hired investment banking and capital management expert Paul Fulcher as a new senior consultant in London.
18th February 2019
Insurance M&A deal value hits new highs
The first half of this year saw the total value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the global insurance market hit the highest level recorded since the financial crisis.
31st October 2018
Global megatrends create perfect storm for asset managers
Asset managers have been told to prepare for massive change and disruption amid growing technological, environmental, demographic and social pressures.
30th October 2018
Extra social care funding announced
Philip Hammond has announced that social care will receive an additional £650m in funding over the next financial year in his autumn budget today.
29th October 2018
IASB unlikely to make IFRS 17 changes
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is reluctant to make revisions to IFRS 17 amid fears that changes could disrupt existing implementation processes.
26th October 2018
UK could have £20bn in lost pensions
UK savers have failed to claim around 1.6 million pension pots worth nearly £20bn at least six times more than previously estimated, the largest study of its kind has revealed.
25th October 2018
Master trust use to double within three years
The number of UK businesses with a master trust as their main defined contribution (DC) pension scheme is set to more than double over the next three years.
24th October 2018
$163bn global insurance gap identified
A global insurance protection gap of $163bn (£126bn) threatens the livelihoods of millions of people across the world, with poorer countries some of the most at risk.
24th October 2018
Almost half of large claims disputed by UK insurers
UK insurers dispute nearly half of all large commercial claims, with many businesses thought to have a poor understanding of the conditions and limitations of their policies.
23rd October 2018
Concerns raised over management of with-profits funds
UK insurers have been told to review the management of with-profit funds after research from Barnett Waddingham found significant variations in returns.
22nd October 2018