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Tips to reduce compliance risk
Tips to reduce compliance risk

According to my records, this is now my eighth year of dispensing my top compliance tips for the coming year. As with previous years, they are in no particular order of importance, and come with no implied warranties or guarantees...

By Richard Rattue 23 Jan 2015 09:01

Five things insurance companies should know about building apps - Realmdigital
Five things insurance companies should know about building apps

The time is ripe for the insurance industry to start producing mobile apps that are on par with the expectations of consumers. Here are tips for those looking to create mobile apps for the insurance space...

Issued by Realmdigital 21 Jan 2015 13:41

Hollard, IVM extend operations into Ghana
Hollard, IVM extend operations into Ghana

IVM Intersurer has extended its footprint into the West African country of Ghana following the acquisition of a majority stake in The Metropolitan Insurance Company (Met Insurance)...

21 Jan 2015 11:20

Businesses must safeguard against losses due to load-shedding
Businesses must safeguard against losses due to load-shedding

As load-shedding becomes a regular occurrence, businesses and property owners must seriously consider revising their current insurance policies to ensure that they are covered in the event of injury or losses resulting from load-shedding...

16 Jan 2015 12:51

Environmental challenges mean sustainable farming practices are non-negotiable
Environmental challenges mean sustainable farming practices are non-negotiable

When combined with the pressure on land and water resources due to population growth and urbanisation, and the massive degradation of roughly a quarter of the world's agricultural land, the challenges farmers face around the world are immense...

By Zhann Meyer 15 Jan 2015 10:45

Insurance investor RMI's stock tipped to perform well
Insurance investor RMI's stock tipped to perform well

Rand Merchant Insurance Holdings has been an outperformer in its sector since listing in 2011 and analysts believe the stock will keep doing well as it offers entry to a diversity of quality insurance stocks and minimises the risk and volatility of holding one insurance company directly...

9 Jan 2015 14:00

The insurance industry in 2015
The insurance industry in 2015

The short-term insurance industry is the grease which ensures that the economy functions successfully: it enables businesses to manage their risks and to focus on what they do best...

By Adam Samie 12 Dec 2014 06:43

Businesses should realise liability arising from blackouts
Businesses should realise liability arising from blackouts

Although Eskom is the sole accountable party for the provision of electricity, businesses and commercial property owners fail to realise the possible liability that may arise from blackouts...

11 Dec 2014 11:48

Claims surge as load hits the shed
Claims surge as load hits the shed

Insurance companies have seen an increase in surge-related claims over the past five years, some paying out millions following recent load-shedding schedules...

11 Dec 2014 09:50

SAIA CEO steps down, joins Fulcrum
SAIA CEO steps down, joins Fulcrum

CEO of SAIA Barry Scott will be leaving SAIA at the end of November 2014. Scott will be joining the Fulcrum Group effective 1 December.

20 Nov 2014 07:21

'Digitisation' could lead to a decrease in Motor insurance premiums
'Digitisation' could lead to a decrease in Motor insurance premiums

The price of motor insurance could decrease once South Africa's motor insurers begin sharing data and implement a process of placing all driving records and policy details online...

17 Nov 2014 16:53

Importance of effective labour dispute insurance
Importance of effective labour dispute insurance

The staggeringly high case-load at the CCMA highlights the importance of having effective labour dispute insurance in place, says underwriting executive Simon Colman...

12 Nov 2014 10:54

Subrogation entitles insurer to certain rights
Subrogation entitles insurer to certain rights

After your insurer indemnifies you in terms of your policy of insurance, your insurer has certain rights. One of those rights is the right of subrogation, either by common law or in terms of the insurance policy.

By Jayne Cross 21 Oct 2014 07:16

Turning risk to opportunity - RISKAFRICA magazine announces new focus - COSA Media
Turning risk to opportunity - RISKAFRICA magazine announces new focus

Niche magazine title, RISKAFRICA, has expanded its focus to include risk managers amongst its broker and insurance industry readers, offering them news and practice insights from across sub-Saharan Africa's fastest emerging markets...

Issued by COSA Media 17 Oct 2014 11:45

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