• NHS funding will be major headwind for UK longevity assumptions

    07 October 2022

    On the positive side, Hymans Robertson expert points to a potential anti-ageing drug

  • Climate change's threat to longevity

    09 November 2021

    The relationship between the environment and human health is a growing topic for life insurers. Longevity modelling experts expect there will be some important and unexpected trends to consider, as Cintia Cheong reports

  • Longevity modelling factors to consider if Covid-19 becomes endemic

    06 October 2021

    Different scenarios related to the pandemic may impact death rates, L&G's Joseph Lu says

  • Indirect impacts of Covid-19 could factor into mortality modelling

    24 June 2021

    L&G's Joseph Lu outlines potential influences on post-andemic mortality

  • The actuaries who changed the conversation on Covid

    04 March 2021

    The Covid-19 Actuaries Response Group won the Judges' award for contribution to the industry in the InsuranceERM 2021 UK & Europe awards. Christopher Cundy speaks to the protagonists about their collaborative project and the impact it's had on society

  • Covid-19 vaccinations move the needle on mortality forecasts

    21 January 2021

    With the UK's Covid-19 vaccination programme being rolled out, experts tell Cintia Cheong about its impact on mortality in 2021 and what insurers should consider when projecting mortality trends

  • Take a helicopter view on risks in an interconnected world

    07 December 2020

    Experts discuss how the pandemic is affecting insurers' scenario planning

  • Longevity risk modelling: what have we learned from Covid-19?

    17 June 2020

    Cintia Cheong talks to Joseph Lu, Colin Dutkiewicz and Mark Cooper how Covid-19 is impacting longevity and what life re/insurers should consider in their modelling and risk management

  • Actuaries assemble to form Covid-19 response group

    23 March 2020

    British group plans to publish its first bulletin this week

  • Caution urged over interpreting ONS figures on UK life expectancy

    27 September 2018

    Longevity experts explain how slowdown in life expectancy improvements will impact insurers