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Maths an unpopular subject with high schoolers

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
Only 30% of Australian year 12 students study maths at intermediate or high levels, according to the Actuaries Institute. It found a quarter of them are not studying any maths at all. About 7% of female students and 12% of male students study advanced ...

Concern for consumers ahead of YFYS

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021
... to this insurance," she said. It is just one of many criticisms that have been levelled at the reforms. The Actuaries Institute warned there are fundamental problems with the proposed regulations, including the test that deals with underperformance. ...

Actuaries Institute unveils IDII recommendations

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 MAY 2021
The Actuaries Institute has released sweeping recommendations to help fix the individual disability income insurance (IDII) sector that is currently at "risk of failure". The final recommendations follow a 12 month-review, led by an appointed Actuaries ...

COVID support temporarily improves inequality

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... narrowed after a seven-year widening streak but the improved fortunes of the young may be short-lived, says the Actuaries Institute. Calling it "a year like no other", Actuaries Institute's Intergenerational Equity Index says younger Australians will ...

Super funds slam budget's super gap measures

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
... to improve their retirement outcomes. Paying super on paid parental leave is an easy and obvious fix." The Actuaries Institute said the budget had not leveraged the Retirement Income Review report's findings. "...such as measures to help non-homeowners ...

MLC Life hires general manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2021
... management, working at firms that include Commonwealth Bank, RGA and Munich Re. She is currently the chair of Actuaries Institute of Australia's international committee for the. She was previously chair of the International Actuarial Association Education ...

Frontier zeroes in on poor culture

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021
... research. The findings will be published in an upcoming paper, What lurks in the shadows?. In the same vein, the Actuaries Institute is calling out the poor behaviour of executives of big companies. Former Actuaries Institute president Barry Rafe said ...

Actuaries Institute names new president

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
The Actuaries Institute has named a partner at KPMG as its new president. Jefferson Gibbs takes over from Hoa Bui, who was appointed to the post in January 2020. Gibbs is a partner at KPMG specialising in general insurance. He joined the firm in October ...

Super leaves gig economy behind

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
... Less than 1.5% of gig economy workers are contributing to a superannuation account, a new report from the Actuaries Institute reveals. That's a key finding from the Actuaries Institute report, which also found that even when they do make contributions ...

More clarity on life insurance best interest duty needed: Research

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
An Actuaries Institute Taskforce has made sweeping recommendations for broad changes to Australia's retail disability income insurance market, including providing examples of Best Interest Duty in life insurance. The report said ASIC included in ...
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