News & Views
Neurodiversity and me
There are so many neurodivergent people that it is estimated that up to one in seven of the population could fall into the category. In this article Will Wright introduces us to neurodiversity, describes his personal experience and some lessons learnt.
APR and hx – the collaboration
Over the last two years, APR have enjoyed working with Renew, the pricing platform developed by hx. In this article, Deven Rickaby introduces you to the software.
APR appoints Chris Bryce as a partner
APR is delighted to have appointed Chris Bryce as our fourth partner, supporting our continued growth.
A Playful Introduction to Lloyd’s of London
In this article James Robinson provides a brief, but enlightening, history of Lloyd’s of London – via the (somewhat unusual) medium of a play.
The Fantasy Premier League API: Web Scraping with Python
Every year, a number of APR staff compete in the APR fantasy football league. Using Python and R to scrape data from the Fantasy Premier League API, John Nicholls investigates which players provide the best value for money when selecting a team.
Introducing APR LGBTQ+
As APR continues to grow at an accelerating pace, diversity and inclusion is increasingly on our minds. In this article, Michael Scanlon reflects on the effort that has been made to help the LGBTQ+ community and its allies feel welcome.
The End of the CAA Qualification – What does the future hold?
The IFoA and the SOA have taken the decision to wind down the CAA qualification. APR has been a big proponent of the qualification and, in this article, Gary Heslop gives his thoughts on the benefits it has provided to APR and what might replace it.
The importance of training and development
Learning and development are a vital part of our culture at APR. In this article Richard Collins discusses the benefits of investing in training and development, and reflects on how APR’s training offering has evolved.
PRA Review of Solvency II Quantitative Impact Study – what’s included?
The PRA has now released details for their Solvency II Quantitative Impact Study (QIS), with submissions due by 20th October 2021. In this article Alan Reed summarises what has been included and what the requirements are.
PRA Review of Solvency II Quantitative Impact Study – what to look out for
In this short article Ross Gordon highlights what to look out for in the PRA’s upcoming Quantitative Impact Study (QIS) review of Solvency II, details of which are expected shortly.