BDO hires head of actuarial from LCP

Robert Murray will work with non-life re/insurers


Pension buy-ins and buy-outs break H1 record

H1 2019 volumes dominated by Legal & General and Pension Insurance Corporation


Support for female actuarial mentoring scheme grows in second year

Programme aims to help retain female actuaries in the profession for longer


Insurers make 'short work' of SFCR internal model disclosures

David Walker compares how firms describe internal models in their solvency and financial condition reports and considers how the practice may evolve


PIC completes £100m buy-in with three pension funds

Takes on liabilities of Pirelli pension fund members


More UK insurers sign up to gender diversity at top levels

Industry remains biased, despite benefits of having women as leaders


Mentoring scheme aims to tackle gender imbalance among senior UK actuaries

Programme to encourage understanding of hurdles to women getting senior positions


Top tips for top-down validation

Boards have struggled to get comfortable with validation of internal models. LCP's Charl Cronje suggests some ideas that may help


Asta appoints CRO and chief information officer

Lloyd's managing agent promotes IFoA fellow Clare Barley


Rothesay Life hedges £2.4bn of longevity risk in 2015

Reveals Solvency II capital ratio for first time