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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

Driverless cars not just science fiction
Driverless cars not just science fiction

A recent survey has indicated that 22% of Americans would buy a car with autonomous capabilities, 53% would consider buying such a car, while 25% said they would never consider a self-driving car.

16 Oct 2014 11:10

Opinions divided over state-sponsored pensions
Opinions divided over state-sponsored pensions

South Africans without a pension or provident fund surprised industry analysts when two thirds said they liked the idea of being auto-enrolled into a pension fund.

By Evan Pickworth 3 Oct 2014 12:03

Acquisition of Brolink will improve Santam's efficiency
Acquisition of Brolink will improve Santam's efficiency

Short-term insurer Santam has consolidated its administration businesses under the Brolink brand from 1 October, with Santam remaining uninvolved in operations in order to ensure independence and parity across insurers.

2 Oct 2014 11:30

FAnews launches Apprentice programme
FAnews launches Apprentice programme

If insurance is not already on students' radar as a career choice, it should be. However, the mere word insurance makes people cringe when it is mentioned as a career pathway, but why?

23 Sep 2014 13:37

Camargue's new e-learning platform an industry first
Camargue's new e-learning platform an industry first

With the objective of enhancing professionalism within the industry, Camargue has launched a free online, IISA-accredited training initiative.

23 Sep 2014 10:00

Arthur Els and Genesis announce merger
Arthur Els and Genesis announce merger

Independent South African actuarial firms Arthur Els & Associates (AE&A) and Genesis Actuarial Solutions merged to form ARGEN Actuarial Solutions - two mid-tier specialist companies coming together to create one of the largest independent actuarial firms in Africa.

17 Sep 2014 08:22

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