6 good reasons why insurers need tech

Many sectors have been very quick in adopting new technology, including financial services industry. It is time the insurance sector does the same.

By WP Pienaar 4 Jul 2018

Insurance accounting undergoing a major revamp

The new IFRS Insurance Contracts Standard (IFRS 17 - Insurance Contracts) will impact insurance companies in South Africa including those offering motor vehicle insurance, life insurance and medical schemes...

3 Jul 2018

Study shows that millennials are underinsured

The low uptake of insurance among millennials is rooted in behaviour typical of this population segment...

2 Jul 2018

International lenders warn on capacity constraints in Africa

During a one-day forum on investment risks in Africa, experts acknowledged that the abundance of current liquidity in the market did nothing to alleviate the capacity constraints faced by most banks when doing business in Africa...

29 Jun 2018

Duty of care considerations for travelling employees

Business travel is part of the day-to-day job for a growing cohort of employees, but brings with it its own set of risks, demanding that organisations exercise the utmost duty of care...

28 Jun 2018

New Insurance Act takes effect in July

The National Treasury says the new the Insurance Act will come in effect on 1 July 2018...

27 Jun 2018

Changing customer behaviour through meaningful data

Merely having access to data is no longer good enough to be competitive in the insurance market. The data must be combined with meaningful analysis that enables better insights on what customers want...

22 Jun 2018

Information regulator requests urgent meeting with Liberty

The information regulator says it has requested an urgent meeting with Liberty Holdings to get an understanding of how its data was breached by hackers at the weekend...

19 Jun 2018

CompareGuru team return with SA price comparison startup MoneyPanda

Ryan Marx, Jax du Plessis and Duane du Plessis know all about price comparison, having been the team behind pan-African platform CompareGuru...

By Tom Jackson 18 Jun 2018

New laws will level the insurance playing field

The Financial Sector Regulation Bill (Twin Peaks) and the new Insurance Act of 2018 will play significant roles in creating a level playing field for financial providers, including insurers...

12 Jun 2018

5 ways insurtech will enhance the client experience

Insurtech is ushering in a new era of client experience...

11 Jun 2018

AfriGIS partners with insurance companies helping them to be customer centric

AfriGIS assists to improve customer experience, provide proactive customer service, help customers minimise claims, process customer claims quickly and efficiently, save time and money...

Issued by AfriGIS 7 Jun 2018

Santam faces challenge for customer satisfaction top spot

Traditional insurers Discovery Insure, Old Mutual Insure, Outsurance, as well as niche company Virseker are all challenging Santam for the top spot...

29 May 2018

OLTI collected R193.3m for insurance claim complainants in 2017

The Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance (OLTI) collected R193.3m for complainants amid the strain of staff losses, says Ombudsman, Ron McLaren, ahead of the release of the body's 2017 Annual Report.

16 May 2018

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