Joe Public founders named 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Joe Public founders Pepe Marais and Gareth Leck were announced as 2018 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year at this year's Entrepreneur of the Year competition sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners. This just off the back of being announced Loeries 2018 Agency of the Year...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Sep 2018

Execs still unprepared for liability risks

Stakeholders have made their voices heard in recent years, resulting in more companies and their directors facing litigation...

13 Sep 2018

Making mass customisation work

Mass customisation can balance the growing trend of products and services tailored to meet a customer's needs a with traditional business models...

10 Sep 2018

Africa's insurance journalism awards open

2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards submissions opened...

5 Sep 2018

Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks

Deputy Reserve Bank Governor, Francois Groepe, has urged financial institutions to be aware of cyber threats as they embrace technological advancements...

30 Aug 2018

Robo-advisors: Insurance meets AI

People have become more open to robo-advisors providing financial advice or online investment management with minimum human intervention...

29 Aug 2018

Ombud takes insurer to task on shoddy client service

Alexander Forbes' poor handling of a disability claim has raised the ire of the Long-Term Insurance Ombudsman, Judge Ron McLaren, who, as a result, ordered the insurer to pay the client out...

15 Aug 2018

Simply and SweepSouth partner to improve financial security for domestic cleaners

Simply and SweepSouth, two technology players with a focus on social impact and financial inclusion, have announced a partnership to provide accidental death and disability cover for all SweepStars, SweepSouth's force of domestic cleaners...

Issued by Simply 10 Aug 2018

Ombud upholds second dread disease claim

There is no legal or insurance principle which prevents a dread disease claim to be paid out under two different policies for a recurrence of a condition...

6 Aug 2018

The struggle of saving

It is becoming more and more difficult to save, and for some people it often feels like an accomplishment just surviving from payday to payday. This struggle from month to month makes it easy to forget the importance of saving for our future...

By Ilanie Brits, Issued by Meredith Harington 30 Jul 2018

Warning: SA insurance needs a reality check

According to Asisa 14-million families face a combined insurance shortfall of almost R29tn should the main breadwinner become unable to generate an income...

27 Jul 2018

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

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