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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Customers place King Price top of the hill

Short-term insurance newcomer King Price has continued on its path of toppling industry incumbents by claiming top spot in two categories in the 2013 South African Service Awards.

Issued by King Price 17 Apr 2014 09:51

State pension fund gets new board, six months late

The Government Employees Pension Fund - shaken in recent months by internal feuding‚ a succession of disciplinary procedures and the suspension of its principal executive officer - is finally getting a new board six months after the term of the last board ended.

By Carol Paton 17 Apr 2014 08:15

No room to hide for unhelpful insurers

The long-term insurance ombudsman office has put R103m back into the hands of consumers who received poor service from their insurance companies last year.

10 Apr 2014 05:14

Cheap car insurance... Can King Price win this war?

When King Price first declared an insurance war by promising cheap car insurance premiums that decrease monthly, there were countless prophets of doom that predicted its downfall. Yet, it's now almost two years down the line and they've already had over 60,000 policyholders join the royal family.

Issued by King Price 1 Apr 2014 13:14

Life assurance, are you covered?

We are challenged as a country with life-threatening diseases like HIV/AIDS and obesity. Our roads are dangerous and younger generations are confronted with cancer, high blood pressure and diabetes. Surely it makes sense to have proper life insurance if you have significant debt, or dependants totally reliant on you?

Issued by Meredith Harington 1 Apr 2014 10:12

Cancer claims are on the rise, says Liberty

Liberty Holdings paid R2.7bn in claims last year compared with about R2.3bn in 2012‚ with cancer contributing the largest sums in the natural causes segment‚ it said last week.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 24 Mar 2014 12:23

Combined policies can reduce insurance premiums

Various factors indicate that short-term premiums will increase this year, but the good news is that there are things that consumers can do to offset premium increases.

21 Mar 2014 11:13

Santam and UNICEF spotlight children's rights through art

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

20 Mar 2014 14:30

MMI's headline earnings up 13% to 105.4c a share

Insurer MMI Holdings (MMI) grew diluted core headline earnings per share (HEPS) 13% to 105.4c for the six months to December‚ up from 93.6c in the previous period.

By Gillian Jones 6 Mar 2014 10:22

Amended unemployment bill presented to Portfolio Committee

South Africa's labour force can expect an improvement in the payment of benefits when the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill is signed into law.

6 Mar 2014 06:48

Old Mutual sees strong customer growth

London- and JSE-listed insurer Old Mutual grew the number of customers in its operations in the rest of Africa by 590,000 in 2013 as it continues to focus on emerging markets to achieve growth.

By Gillian Jones 3 Mar 2014 07:10

Vitality is key to Discovery's growth

Financial services group Discovery Holdings' strong growth in earnings is a result of its Vitality model‚ says chief executive Adrian Gore.

By Gillian Jones 24 Feb 2014 10:29

Language board hopelessly in debt

The Pan South African Language Board owes South African Revenue Service, (SARS) R3.3m, mainly in PAYE tax deducted from employees. It also owes its suppliers more than R13m.

24 Feb 2014 10:15

Sanlam moves into Nigerian insurance market

Sanlam said its associate company FBN Life Assurance had acquired 71.2% of Nigeria-listed short-term insurer Oasis Insurance for an undisclosed sum.

19 Feb 2014 13:25

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