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New Master installed on 14 July 2016

Aug 1, 2016

Thursday July 14 was the occasion of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries’ Installation Dinner. The venue was Haberdashers’ Hall. Unlike the majority of livery halls in the City of London, this is a very modern building, opened in 2002. The public areas are arranged  around a quadrangle, in the centre of which is superb fountain…

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Jeremy Goford presented with the Company’s Award of Honour

Jul 20, 2016

Our new lady Master, Sally Bridgeland, was installed on 14 July and one of her first tasks was to present the Award of Honour to Jeremy Goford. Past Master Goford, who was Master in 2005/6, was given the award in recognition of his services to both the actuarial profession and the Livery movement. As well…

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National trial of the Mathematical Reasoning project

Jul 19, 2016

The Worshipful Company of Actuaries is delighted to be sponsoring part of the large-scale national trial of the Mathematical Reasoning project run by the Education Endowment Foundation.  We wholeheartedly support the aim of improving the teaching of Mathematics in primary schools and believe that this promising project could significantly benefit future generations of young children and…

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David Johnson retired after 9 years and is now replaced by Lyndon Jones

Jun 27, 2016

The annual Clerk’s Dinner was held on 20 June and this year it marked a change of Clerk. David Johnson retired after 9 years and is now replaced by Lyndon Jones. The outgoing and incoming Clerks are shown with the Master.

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Royal Society publishes research paper sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Actuaries

Jun 20, 2016

Royal Society publishes research paper sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Actuaries. Click the link below to download a copy of the research paper: The Royal Society Worshipful Company of Actuaries Education Research Fellowship Paper

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Today we clothed 14 new Liverymen, a record for The Actuaries !!

Jun 13, 2016

13 June 2016: Today we clothed 14 new Liverymen. Beforehand, an hour earlier,  they all became Freemen of the City of London and the Clerk of the Chamberlain’s Office commented it’s the largest group he had ever admitted in one session. A record for The Actuaries !!

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Visit to Wilton’s Music Hall and Supper

Jun 7, 2016

The Master’s musical theme for his year was continued with a visit to Wilton’s Music Hall in the East End of London which 25 of us visited on 9 May. Wilton’s is the oldest surviving Grand Music Hall and is also the finest surviving music hall in the world. There is an alehouse at the…

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2016 Golf Trip

Jun 2, 2016

This year’s golfing adventure was to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland for four days from 24th April. Twenty-seven of us assembled on Sunday evening in Portrush full of anticipation of what the weather had in store for us during the next few days. The forecast was for very strong winds from the north, sleet and…

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WCA funded research presented at Royal Institution

Oct 15, 2015

On 12th October research funded by the Worshipful Company of Actuaries, the Royal Society and the Nuffield Foundation is being launched at an event at the Royal Institution of Great Britain. It showcases a new method for assessing mathematics in a way consistent with the promotion of deep learning. The research developed and tested a…

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