2023 started with inflation at highs last seen in the early 1990s. While inflation has been falling it remains above the Bank of England’s target. In this blog we consider the drivers behind inflation, why those drivers may lead to more volatility than we experienced throughout the 2000s, and the risk posed by deflation.
Christophor Ward - Actuary
GAD's work includes advising government around pensions for public sector workers. There are lots of details associated with these types of pensions, and actuaries have an important role in helping employers and policymakers understand these details. Read this blog to find out more...
Liability Driven Investment, or LDI, is a way of investing that by convention gives a multiple exposure to gilts. Recently it's been a challenging time for corporate defined benefit pension schemes that had LDI. Read our blog to find out more.
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.
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This blog explains the relevance of the work actuaries in government do, and provides actuarial views on topical issues and insights into actuarial work.
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