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First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

New Climate Requires Fundamental Rethink On Transfer Values

Pensions - Articles - Employers should encourage trustees to reconsider their approach to defined benefit (DB) pension transfer payments in response to recent regulatory changes, says Mercer. In light of the changes a new climate exists around transfers, ... [Published Actuarial Post - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Transfers, Climate, Mercer
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Global Natural Disasters Down In First Half

Pensions - Articles - Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development centre of excellence at Aon Benfield, has issued its mid-year Global Catastrophe Recap report, which aggregates the key global natural disaster perils data for the first half ... [Published Actuarial Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

AKG Actuaries appoints new Head of Communications

Articles - AKG Actuaries & Consultants has appointed Matt Ward as their new Head of Communications. Ward had previously been with research company Defaqto for over 15 years where he most recently held the role of Wealth Management Consultant.He will take ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Appointed, Hanover, Index
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

MGM Advantage comments on ILC annuity report

Pensions - Articles - Commenting on the report, ‘Whither UK annuities?’, published by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK), Andrew Tully, pensions technical director, MGM Advantage said:‘This paper shows people who have shopped around in the ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

NOW: Pensions announces changes to investment strategy

Pensions - Articles - In light of the new flexibility afforded to pension savers announced in the 2014 Budget and confirmed by HM Treasury earlier this week, NOW: Pensions has announced changes to its lifestyle investment strategy.NOW: Pensions offers ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Global insurance IT spending to reach $104bn by 2018

General Insurance Article - CIOs are expanding their IT budgets to drive a new set of IT priorities as insurance market conditions improve, according to new research by Ovum. In mature markets, there is a focus on improving operational efficiency and ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Trustees will want to review funding strategy says Xafinity

Pensions - Articles - Xafinity says that trustees will want to review their future funding plans following the announcement that transfers of pension benefits from private sector Defined Benefit schemes to Defined Contribution schemes will continue to ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Schroders top tips for DC schemes after the pension changes

Pensions - Articles - The UK pensions industry has experienced more regulatory change in the past six months than in the previous six years. The Budget and charge cap announcements have significantly changed the framework for defined contribution schemes ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Industry must bridge the pensions knowledge gap

Pensions - Articles - In-depth, qualitative research from Ignition House, commissioned by syndicate members AXA Life Invest, Friends Life, LV= and NEST, has found that UK savers lack basic understanding of how pensions and investments work, but are quick ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Axa, United Kingdom
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

European insurers analytics survey indicates progress

General Insurance Article - A new survey from FC Business Intelligence looks at the state of analytics across European insurers and reinsurers.72% of the 165 respondents agreed that "analytics is the biggest game-changer for the insurance industry in ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Milliman reviews embedded value of major European insurers

General Insurance Article - Milliman has announced the availability of a new report detailing embedded value results for 32 major insurance companies in Europe.The report examines trends among European companies reporting embedded values as of year end ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

DC scheme membership could double by 2030 due to AE

Pensions - Articles - The Pensions Policy Institute has published '', a report that analyses the potential effects that employee and employer responses to automatic enrolment could have on scheme membership and the total value of assets in private sector ... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 17 2014]

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Steve Bowen, associate director and meteorologist within Aon Benfield's Impact Forecasting team, said "Despite some well documented natural disaster events during the first half of 2014, our data show that losses from both an economic and insured perspective were each below their recent averages. However, a relatively quiet first six months does not mean a similar trend will continue throughout the rest of the year."
...a reality Commenting on the announcement on pension reform by HM Treasury, Jamie Jenkins, Head of Workplace Strategy for Standard Life, said: "This is g The UK pensions industry has experienced more regulatory change in the past six months than in the previous six years. The Budget and charge cap an In-depth, qualitative research from Ignition House, commissioned by syndicate members AXA Life Invest, Friends Life, LV= and NEST, has found that U"
72% of the 165 respondents agreed that "analytics is the biggest game-changer for the insurance industry in 2014/15"
...to implementing cloud across the entire organisation," said Ross Orrett, global head of Insurance Industry Innovation and Development, SAP. "Insurers are becoming more adaptable and laser-focused on meeting changing customer needs. To be innovative in its products and the way it serves agents/brokers and customers to meet these demands, carriers are investing in industrializing the back-end with integrated, agile infrastructure while innovating across these systems."

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New Climate Requires Fundamental Rethink On Tra... [Published Actuarial Post - 18 hours ago]
Global Natural Disasters Down In First Half [Published Actuarial Post - 18 hours ago]
AKG Actuaries appoints new Head of Communications [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 25 2014]
MGM Advantage comments on ILC annuity report [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 25 2014]
NOW: Pensions announces changes to investment s... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 24 2014]
Trustees will want to review funding strategy s... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 23 2014]
Global insurance IT spending to reach $104bn by... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 23 2014]
Industry must bridge the pensions knowledge gap [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
Schroders top tips for DC schemes after the pen... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
Milliman reviews embedded value of major Europe... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
European insurers analytics survey indicates pr... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 22 2014]
One-off advice at 65 too narrow and late for mo... [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 21 2014]
ACA comments on 'guidance guarantee' [Published Actuarial Post - Jul 21 2014]
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