Mental Health: disrupting the vicious circle
Compared with other features of insurance underwriting, mental health is inadequately understood.  It is a multifaceted and emotive topic that will require the combination of understanding, experience, and open collaboration to help millions of people.  In this blog, Jon Loach sheds a little light on the work of the IFoA’s Mental Health Working Party.
Pensions in the pandemic
The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) Self-administered Pension Schemes (SAPS) Committee has published its latest annual analysis of the mortality experience of pension scheme members. This covers the period 2013-2020, so is the first to include experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog briefly summarises key points from the analysis.
The Ministry for the Future
The Sustainability Finance Community (SFC) Book Club was launched in December 2020 to provide an inclusive environment for members to discuss sustainability-themed books. In their latest review, the SFC Book Club review 'The Ministry for the Future' by Kim Stanley Robinson, described as a well-balanced mixture of science/climate fiction and real-life climate change issues.