Publication: Actuarial Post

First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

CMC Insurance launches today

General Insurance Article - Leading Banking Sector Consultancy, CMC Europe, Starts Activities in the (Re)insurance Sector, Names Nick Stammers as Director CMC Europe, the specialists in delivering business change and transformation solutions in risk, ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Partnership Recommends Caution After Steve Webb 039 s Comments

Pensions - Articles - Life expectancies bear no relationship to how long an individual retiree may live - making it extremely dangerous for people manage to manage their savings over that period. The Pensions Minister, Steve Webb, has today said that ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

DC funds and investment options 'need surgery' post Budget

Pensions - Articles - Trust-based and contract defined contribution (DC) pension schemes will need to reconsider the investment options offered and the default investment funds used in light of changes announced in the 2014 Budget. According to Mercer, ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Extra staff required for auto-enrolment setup

Pensions - Articles - Six out of ten small businesses need extra staff to cope with auto-enrolment pensionsSix out of ten of the UK’s smallest businesses have had to employ additional HR staff to cope with the auto-enrolment pension setup process, according ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Savers want Government pension advice face to face

Pensions - Articles - Retirement savers want the free pensions guidance promised by the Government to everyone retiring from April 2015 to be delivered face to face, a new survey by independent market research firm Consumer Intelligence shows.Its nationwide ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

LV= enhances critical illness cover

Life - Articles - Protection specialist LV= has announced changes to its critical illness cover, which will make it market-leading and even easier to claim on.The changes include an increase in the number of conditions and partial payments covered, and ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

RSA announces two senior appointments as Brown to leave

General Insurance Article - RSA's UK and Western Europe chief executive, Adrian Brown, is to leave after 25 years with the insurer-he will continue in an executive role until a successor is found, but has stepped down from the Board. He will then join ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The annuity is dead- Long live the annuity

Articles - Many are predicting that the budget changes proposed will see the death of annuities; however I predict that it will instead lead to new innovative types of annuities being developed. Prices are also unlikely to decrease substantially due to ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

IT spend in insurance predicted to rise says Celent

General Insurance Article - Total insurance IT spending across North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific will grow to $162.1bn in 2014, with continued growth to $176.7bn in 2016-a CAGR of 4.4%. This upward shift is above last year’s estimates ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

KPMG insurance practice announces new actuarial partner

Articles - KPMG has announced the appointment of David Brown as a non-life actuarial partner in the firm’s insurance practice. He joins from Direct Line Group and will focus on advising clients in the retail general insurance sector.Bringing almost 20 ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

One In Five Smes Plan To Contribute More Than Minimum For Ae

Pensions - Articles - With over 18,000 SMEs reaching their auto enrolment staging date in April and May, new research from NOW: Pensions reveals that nearly one in five (17%) employers plan to contribute more than the legislative minimum when they enrol ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Members Appointed To Regulator 039 s Determinations Panel

Pensions - Articles - The chair of The Pensions Regulator’s Determinations Panel, Andrew Long, has announced the appointment of two new members to the panel.The new members, Tony Foster and David Latham, take up their posts this month.Welcoming the appointments, ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 15 2014]

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RSA Group CEO Stephen Hester comments "I am delighted to appoint Paul as Group COO. This role reflects our new strategy and will provide essential co-ordination and focus for the successful delivery of the self-help measures underway to recapitalise the business, improve performance and develop lean, low-cost, efficient operations. Paul’s experience and expertise will ensure that we are able to drive positive change throughout the Group, working across boundaries to add real value."
"I am very pleased to announce the appointment of two such highly-qualified individuals to the Determinations Panel. They will bring experience and enthusiasm to the roles, joining a panel that deals with a number of challenging cases and issues.”"
Mike Van Slooten, Head of Aon Benfield’s International Market Analysis team, said: "Reinsurers have reported resilient results in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Most are now adapting their business models to accommodate the increasing availability of lower cost capital, thereby enhancing both their risk transfer capabilities and their offering to clients. We expect capital management activity to accelerate, as the advantages become more apparent.” Back to Index"
"In our experience, there is a massive variation in administration fees for schemes of similar size and complexity, which often cannot be rationally justified. The fact prices are not easily comparable makes it harder for trustees to establish the value they are getting from their administration provider. It is vital trustees monitor their administration fees and regularly test the market to ensure value for money.” Back to Index"

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Partnership Recommends Caution After Steve Webb... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
CMC Insurance launches today [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
Extra staff required for auto-enrolment setup [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
LV= enhances critical illness cover [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 17 2014]
DC funds and investment options 'need surgery' ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
IT spend in insurance predicted to rise says Ce... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
RSA announces two senior appointments as Brown ... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
The annuity is dead- Long live the annuity [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
Savers want Government pension advice face to face [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 16 2014]
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Uk With profits Funds Ponder Range Of Choices [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 15 2014]
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PwC comment on Regulator DB findings [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 10 2014]
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DWP updates DC member communication rules [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 10 2014]
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Reinsurance efficiency tackled in latest Towers... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 10 2014]
FCA publishes guidance on pension reforms [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 10 2014]
Partnership extends annuity cooling-off periods [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 10 2014]
Government extends pension decision period [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 10 2014]
Short term view putting investors retirement sa... [Published Actuarial Post - Apr 09 2014]
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