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Welcome to the Staple Inn Actuarial Society

With over 8,000 members worldwide, the Staple Inn Actuarial Society (SIAS) exists to represent and serve the interests of younger members of the actuarial profession, whilst also acting as the London region actuarial society.

We organise a wide range of social and professional events for our members, publish The Actuary magazine and jobsite, in addition to supporting a number of charitable causes. Click here to find out more about SIAS. If you have any comments or queries about SIAS and its activities contact us at secretary@sias.org.uk.

Latest News:

Annual Dinner Donations!: We raised over £975 at the charity raffle at our Annual Dinner this year to the charities Guide Dogs for the Blind, Dementia UK and Royal National Lifeboat Institution – the companies that donated prizes were Hymans, HFG, Vinopolis, Barnett Waddingham, Lotus School of Yoga, Coco Mangai, Milliman, Pacific Life Re, Towers Watson, RedActive, Worshipful Company of Actuaries, IFoA, Oliver James, Star Actuarial and ActEd. We would like to thank all those listed for your kind donations!

Volunteers Needed!: SIAS has partnered with The Brokerage Citylink to provide “introduction to being an actuary” sessions to sixth-form students from inner-city London schools. We are looking for volunteers to help out at these workshops, presenting to students on their experiences, both in work at university. This is an excellent opportunity for actuaries to hone their professional skills, while at the same time giving something back to the community. If you are interested in helping out at one of the upcoming workshops please email Katie and Natanya at charity@sias.org.uk!

Calling all speakers!: SIAS are looking for presenters for the 2015 Programme schedule. Talks can cover traditional topics (e.g. pensions, insurance, investment) or broader topics & non-technical ideas from outside the Profession. This provides an excellent opportunity for members to share ideas and discuss the ‘hot topics’ of the day. We particularly encourage younger members to consider writing a paper and presenting their ideas. If you are interested please email programme@sias.org.uk!

SIAS 2014 Calendar: Click here to download the SIAS 2014 Calendar for quick reference to every programme talk and social event date this year.

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Social Events

Quiz Night

Thursday 29 January 2015 at 18:00
Yager Bar, 2-3 Old Change Court, St Peter's Hill, London, EC4M 8EN

Closest Tube: St Paul’s The SIAS Pub quiz is back in 2015 to help you get over those Christmas blues. Teams must be of between 4 and 6 people. Ticket prices includes finger food and there are pr... more

Salsa Night

Thursday 19 February 2015 at 18:30
Bar Salsa, 96 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0JG

Closest Tube: Tottenham Court Road Come and show us your moves at the SIAS Salsa Night. Ticket prices include a 45 minute salsa class followed by a South-American inspired meal. Member ticket... more

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Meetings

NAPF Longevity Model: To the Future... and Beyond

Tuesday 20 January 2015 at 17:30
Staple Inn Hall

- Longevity trend analysis for a population of UK DB pensioners - Analysis splitting pensioners into groups with different levels of improvement - Proposing and illustrating a range of longevity imp... more

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