Tradition…actuaries and the City of London

Nothing – perhaps – apart from the Queen, Big Ben and tikka masala, perhaps – is more quintessentially London-y than the quirks and foibles that survive as remnants of a history reaching back centuries. Obscure and head-scratching traditions may be observed throughout England, but nothing quite matches the pomp and ceremony of the City of London itself.

Covid-19 and emerging consumer habits: preventative health care

There is much we don’t know about the impacts of Covid-19, but one obvious and immediate impact has been an increased death toll: the Faculty & Institute of Actuaries’ Continuous Mortality Investigation noted that there have been 100,600 excess deaths in the UK from the start of the pandemic up until May 2021.