Designing and hosting webinars is a new venture for us at the Government Actuary's Department (GAD). The coronavirus roadblock meant we had to find a new route to connect with our clients. Hear from 2 GAD actuaries about their experiences of life in the webinar lane...
In this blog we look one person's experience of owning Premium Bonds. These are otherwise known as perpetual bonds because they don't have an expiration date.
COVID-19 has given the financial sector a lot to think about including pension funds and their investment strategies, we look at how these have been impacted.
With the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic causing huge pressures on the economy and much of the financial sector, we look at how pension schemes face unique challenges in this uncertain time.
Our society is ageing. Previous assumptions about costs and risks need revising. In this blog we ask how should we, as a society, fund future pensions and care for elderly people?
Life under lockdown has led to different experiences for different people, not least of which can be the role of educator. One of GAD’s actuaries reflects on his hitherto unknown skills where he combines the role of actuary with that of home schooling his children.
Have you ever looked at the yield curves from our market insights and wondered what they tell you? This blog explores what they might be telling you if the yield curve is 'inverted'.
One of GAD's actuaries talks about his work as a pensions specialist, and how he made the decision to change careers from software engineer to actuary.
A look at the role of our actuaries in assessing the impact of changing demographics, longevity forecasts and mortality insights.
The work of the Government Actuary's Department is core to the Analysis Function because we offer impartial actuarial analysis to our government and private sector clients.