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Blog: 2013 Archive

Review of 2013: The year of regulatory uncertainty, hot topics, new services and more…

Everyone has their own different words to describe 2013, but one word that nobody should be using is ‘boring’. So much has happened this year to ma...

Cyber Crime - Part I

Gone are the days when a solid lock and alarm system would suffice to protect a workplace from criminals. Attacks on businesses via the internet are increasing exponentially, as data systems evolve and hackers become more sophisticated.

Triangle-Free Reserving

Pietro Parodi’s paper, Triangle-Free Reserving, has generated a great deal of interest among GI reserving actuaries. Our blog lokos at what all the fuss is about.

Survey reveals concerns over PPF transition from D&B to Experian risk rating

Our 2014 PPF Levy survey has found that 90% of respondents are either worried or very concerned about the likelihood of companies successfully correcting errors or omissions in Experian’s data in time for April 2014.

Only a modest increase in Section 166s going forward?

The FCA or PRA can contract a skilled persons review directly in addition to the firms contracting the skilled persons themselves. Our blog looks at this in more detail.

PPF publishes 2014/2015 levy determination

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published the 2014/15 Levy Determination and confirmed that the levy estimate will be £695 million as originally proposed.

D&B to change scoring methodology

D&B have announced that they are going to be making widespread changes to the way they calculate failure scores.

Motor Insurance Premiums – What are consumers doing?

Motor Insurance Premiums – What consumers are doing? It’s nearly been a year since the EU gender ruling kicked in and over this period motor premiu...

Autumn data harvest

What has happened? On 08 November 2013 the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) sent out a request to firms in the Internal Model Approval Process...

Noise induced hearing loss

For the majority of us, hearing loss is a natural occurrence that develops with age. For those who work in environments involving prolonged exposure to high noise levels, hearing loss becomes a far more serious issue.


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