Double-edged sword for UK insurers as mini-budget spooks markets

British gilt yields surge, and pound falls sharply, as Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng unveils tax cuts


Will Liz Truss's Solvency II rhetoric be backed up by action?

UK's new prime minister promised to reform insurance regulation during leadership bid


PRT market set for a blazing H2

The UK's pension risk transfer market (PRT) is on course for a very busy second half of the year, after relatively modest activity in H1. Solvency II reforms are also likely to impact the sector, as Ronan McCaughey explains


More work needed on Lloyd's culture - despite incremental improvements

LCP's Catherine Drummond stressed the "devil is in the detail" when assessing the market's progress


LCP recruits longevity expert Stuart McDonald

He helped to found the Covid-19 Actuaries Response Group


Cognitive bias can affect inflationary forecasts

LCP's reserving seminar explains the types of biases that need to be factored in


"Plainly sexist" remarks about Aviva CEO reveal progress to be made

Amanda Blanc was told at Aviva's AGM yesterday she is "not the man for the job"


Inflation is best tackled holistically, say chief actuaries

Roundtables held by LCP also discussed collaboration between actuarial and risk functions


UK Solvency II reforms could boost bulk annuities market

LCP partner Charlie Finch explains how changes to the rules could impact the de-risking market