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Final demarcation regulations on medical cover published
Final demarcation regulations on medical cover published

The final demarcation regulations governing medical gap cover, hospital cash plans and primary healthcare policies have been published...

By Pericles Anetos 11 Jan 2017

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Car crash and wildfire claims to hit insurers after holiday carnage

The festive season has not been kind to the country's largest insurers...

By Moyagabo Maake 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Disruption rubber hits the road in finance and insurance
#BizTrends2017: Disruption rubber hits the road in finance and insurance

Change in SA's finance sector will accelerate rapidly in 2017, with at least one fully-fledged bank launch, and digital services to meet customer needs...

By Craig Terblanche 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Insurance industry will be consumer driven
#BizTrends2017: Insurance industry will be consumer driven

Consumer behaviour is constantly evolving, so insurers need to engage and find new ways to adapt their businesses accordingly...

By Laurence Hillman 9 Jan 2017

Parliamentary calls for submissions on insurance bill
Parliamentary calls for submissions on insurance bill

Parliament' plans to hold public hearings on the insurance bill in February and has called for submissions...

By Linda Ensor 28 Dec 2016

Two-year transition period fo phase out primary healthcare policies
Two-year transition period fo phase out primary healthcare policies

Insurance companies will get a two-year transition period to phase out existing primary healthcare policies...

By Linda Ensor 28 Dec 2016

Pacemaker rip-offs cost insurance firms millions
Pacemaker rip-offs cost insurance firms millions

The pacemaker implanted into a healthy Durban man might not have been for the patient's wellbeing, but part of a plot to swindle insurance companies...

By Uthentira Govender and Matthew Savides 19 Dec 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
What you should know before buying life insurance online

The idea of life insurance has been around for decades, but thanks to the Internet, it's taken on a new look that has changed the way that we compare and purchase life insurance...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Dec 2016

When things go wrong. How to mitigate liability in the hospitality industry
When things go wrong. How to mitigate liability in the hospitality industry

The shark cage diving incident on social media highlights the importance of proper liability coverage for any business operating in the hospitality sector...

15 Dec 2016

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Pop-up and prosper

With retail space becoming ever more expensive and the viability of long-term tenancy no longer what it was, the traditional shopping environment is undergoing a huge shift as retailers look to capitalise on the growing popularity of pop-up shops...

By Morné Stoltz 12 Dec 2016

#WorldAIDSDay: A very short history of HIV life insurance
#WorldAIDSDay: A very short history of HIV life insurance

For a long time people living with HIV, didn't qualify for life insurance, but now that they have an almost normal life expectancy, things have changed.

1 Dec 2016

Professional email marketing software for banks and insurance companies
Professional email marketing software for banks and insurance companies

Just because your privacy policies dictate that you need to run email marketing from within your own IT infrastructure, doesn't mean that you can't use a professional email marketing software system...

Issued by LOW FAT 1 Dec 2016

Source: Eskom
Eskom disputes Gupta-linked firm helped with R5bn claim

Eskom has denied that a Gupta-linked firm handled negotiations for the utility to settle a massive insurance claim...

By Ernest Mabuza 25 Nov 2016

Don't chase the storm!
Don't chase the storm!

The floods that swept through parts of Gauteng recently, have everybody in the country taking extra precaution with regards to safeguarding their personal property and loved ones...

Issued by MiWay 25 Nov 2016

Making complaints work for your business
Making complaints work for your business

No matter how brilliant your business is, at some stage someone is going to complain. It's how you deal with it that counts...

16 Nov 2016

Source: Njabulo Cele ?@njabuloc via Twitter
Flash floods wreak havoc for insurers

Heavy rain and floods caused extensive damage in Johannesburg, leading insurers declaring a national catastrophe...

14 Nov 2016

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Uninsured SMEs vulnerable in shipping industry

Small businesses that ship goods as a once-off without proper insurance in place are often unaware that one major incident at sea could potentially put them out of business...

9 Nov 2016

Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance
Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance

We spoke to Rudolf Britz about how market changes, new technology, and innovative companies in the transport industry are disrupting the insurance industry...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Nov 2016

Africa's growing middle class opens doors for health insurance industry
Africa's growing middle class opens doors for health insurance industry

Figures indicate that Africa's middle class has more than tripled over the past 30 years. This trend, bodes well for the health insurance industry...

8 Nov 2016

Branson launches Virgin's revamped insurance offering
Branson launches Virgin's revamped insurance offering

Not exactly known for his shy and retiring demeanour, Sir Richard Branson made an entrance for the launch of Virgin Money's new insurance product...

By Nicci Botha 2 Nov 2016

123RF
How promotion affects engagement for SA brands on Facebook

One of today's most popular marketing channels is social. Brands use it as they know they can get the attention of fans who choose to "like" their pages and are therefore a committed member of their target market...

By Jenna Bloch 31 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: HIV life insurance pioneer participates in CGI summit
#SustainabilityMonth: HIV life insurance pioneer participates in CGI summit

When social entrepreneur, Ross Beerman, and some friends first advocated life insurance for people with HIV, he raised more than a few eyebrows...

31 Oct 2016

Dialdirect announces online vehicle inspections
Dialdirect announces online vehicle inspections

Vehicle inspections are an essential part of the process when signing up for insurance, so that the insurer can make sure the car exists...

28 Oct 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Why business insurance must be reviewed every year

You've read all the articles, you've reviewed all the available policies, and you've done the smart thing and acquired business insurance. You're good to go, right? Not so fast...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Oct 2016

Breast cancer related to most dread disease claims among women
Breast cancer related to most dread disease claims among women

Data shows that 75% of dread disease insurance claims for women are cancer related, with 70% of these claims being for breast cancer.

26 Oct 2016

Seven ways to gear your property up to weather the storm
Seven ways to gear your property up to weather the storm

With the weather being extremely gloomy in recent weeks, everyone has been compelled to make a few readjustments to their homes, cars and personal valuables...

Issued by MiWay 25 Oct 2016

How South African insurers are missing the Facebook boat
How South African insurers are missing the Facebook boat

In the digital world, the insurance industry enjoys some of the most expensive marketing costs, particularly when it comes to SEM channels like Adwords...

By Nick Paul 20 Oct 2016

Counting the cost of #FeesMustFall and other protests
Counting the cost of #FeesMustFall and other protests

The 39% increase in the severity of insurance claims is directly attributable to increases in service delivery and student unrest...

By Sharon Snell 17 Oct 2016

S&P has poor view of insurers' growth
S&P has poor view of insurers' growth

Profitability among SA's short-term insurers is expected to weaken, as negative market growth prospects hamper their ability to boost premium income...

14 Oct 2016

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