We explore the importance of the Bank Rate, or base rate, as a tool for the Bank of England to control inflation. This base rate is just part of the Bank of England's role in maintaining monetary stability and overseeing the UK's financial functions.
The ways in which actuarial skills can contribute to the complex area of disaster risk finance, is explored in this blog. GAD actuary Joanne Meusz talks about her role in a multi disciplinary team which developed disaster risk finance initiatives.
Tips and reflections from the HR team about how to succeed in a job interview at GAD. Read on for more information about nuggets of knowledge and interview techniques.
We look at how GAD is supporting the work of the government’s National Situation Centre. Actuarial skills provide timely data, projections and analysis so that the most informed decisions are taken in a crisis.
In this blog we look at issues around the rising cost of living and examine the background to our current period of high inflation of prices for goods and services.
In this blog the Deputy Government Actuary Colin Wilson examines growing calls for the government to appoint a Chief Risk Officer. He looks at these and other calls for reassessments as to whether the UK is sufficiently prepared to address extreme risks.
We explore GAD's commitment to ensuring as many users as possible can read our information. It's all part of our ongoing project to embed accessibility into our documents across a range of platforms and products.
GAD is proud to be accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' Quality Assurance Scheme. Our latest annual return shows we've been continuously improving; working to uphold the standards needed to complete high-quality actuarial work.
In the run up to COP26 GAD actuary Sara Ronayne was seconded to support HM Treasury's Private Finance Hub. In this blog she shares her experiences and reflections.
Climate change is at the fore of sustainable finance which can be thought of as the integration of environmental, social and governance factors into lending and investment. This blog investigates the challenges around these issues.
In this blog, we talk about how we’ve been using statistical techniques and actuarial skills to analyse instances of fires in schools. This then allows us to better understand and model them.