Tag Archives: COVID19

Latest; from COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group

The Covid19 Actuaries have taken to doing weekly round-ups. This one’s co-authored by Matt and Nicolas. Both have already published articles on here but Nicola gets the photo as she missed out last time (and because it’s an intriguing photo).Thanks … Continue reading

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How modelling helps us understand and deal with the pandemic.

Introduction Fighting this COVID-19 pandemic requires a good grasp on how the virus spreads, impacts health care demand and could be managed. This bulletin highlights some examples of how mathematical modelling has contributed to the understanding and intervention of this … Continue reading

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Suppression vs Mitigation. What’s this all about?

Introduction Put simply the community of nations is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by trying to implement a suppression strategy.  The UK government initially proposed an alternative mitigation strategy never before tried in any recorded history, but has now moved … Continue reading

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IGC reports “good to very good”- as L&G closes member helpline.

  L&G’s IGC has published its fifth report for savers ; here is the link  for the 2019-20 statement. March must have been a difficult month for Dermot Courtier , the L&G IGC.’s chair Clearly the report wanted to say … Continue reading

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A heart-warming story from Transport for London

It’s not easy telling your customers not to use your service, but that’s what TFL bosses Chris Macleod, Vernon Everitt and others have been doing for the past few weeks. But as inner-Londoners know, not every form of transport is … Continue reading

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The E , S and G of this pandemic.

This blog calls on us all to be kind to each other  I believe that the way individuals and businesses behave to each other during the coming months will make a material difference to our day to day lives. But … Continue reading

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How savers can change the world

Direct involvement with the way your savings are invested I spent time (on Zoom)  with a young entrepreneur  whose business it is to get people to change the behaviours of companies they invest in. I won’t go into detail about … Continue reading

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Confound #covidiots; best practice in a time of crisis.

Do everything as good as this It’s important that over the next few weeks, we don’t let standards slip. There’s a temptation for us to “shut up shop”, because others have to shut up their shops, But business standards have … Continue reading

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Bored? Why not save humanity?

  By circuitous serendipity I have something to excite your braincells which could help us stabilise the economy, relieve pressure on healthcare systems and relieve suffering. http://www.PandemicChallenge.com The competition is a lure, the prizes are incentives. The objective is to … Continue reading

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Pubs or jobs?

Pubs This is daft, no one is being asked to patrol in Helmand Province or down the Falls Road, sleep in the mud of the Somme. Maybe it could herald an about-turn of the slump in pub life? Either way, … Continue reading

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