Risk qualifications stir up debate on CRO's role

Attempts to professionalise risk management through certification schemes have reopened discussions about the evolving role of the chief risk officer. Asa Gibson reports


Valuation issues persist for PPOs

Periodical payment orders may be an established part of the UK motor insurance claims landscape but methods for reserving for them are still uncertain, as Rob Treen explains


IFoA launches accreditation scheme

QAS offers accreditation for commitment to actuarial quality


UK watchdog probes conduct at RSA's Irish business

FRC investigates actuaries and accountants


Thomas Béhar and Andrew Smith named as IFoA honorary fellows

Karel Goossens and Dave Pelletier also elected


Risk elephants are lurking in your business

Despite the great efforts that go into identifying and managing risks, there are some ever-present hazards that just do not get the attention they deserve. A recent IFoA working party sought to find out more about these elephants in the room. Christopher Cundy reports.


Restricting access to health data creates competition issue

Changing rules on access to UK national health data may have consequences for actuarial research and could make it harder to develop new products – and for new entrants to break into life insurance markets. Christopher Cundy reports


Actuarial paper at centre of health data storm

UK health records may be inaccessible to actuaries in future


LCP hires PPO actuary

Sarah MacDonnell joins from Towers Watson


Group seeks to expose the "risk elephants" in the room

Additional volunteers sought for UK actuarial working party