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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

Buonasera via
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

#SustainabilityMonth: Tariff increases reveal fractures in SA medical aid model
#SustainabilityMonth: Tariff increases reveal fractures in SA medical aid model

Thesubstantial 2017 tariff increases announced by the biggest medical aid schemes is indicative of an industry model that is deeply flawed...

10 Oct 2016

Virgin Money SA CEO, Ingrid Veysie and Dion Nair, personal insurance head: Africa at AIG.
Virgin aims to shake up short-term insurance

Virgin Money South Africa has re-engineered its short-term insurance offering with the launch of Virgin Money Insurance in partnership with AIG...

3 Oct 2016

Yahoo breach highlights the need for cyber insurance
Yahoo breach highlights the need for cyber insurance

Yahoo's cyber attack highlights the liability companies face in safeguarding their clients' personal information...

28 Sep 2016

Insurance matters: Why you need to review your insurance policy in the last quarter
Insurance matters: Why you need to review your insurance policy in the last quarter

With the festive season quickly approaching, it is important to take into consideration the various elements that come into play during the last quarter of the year - from an increase in car accident statistics to theft...

Issued by MiWay 26 Sep 2016

IRBA announces MAFR timeline
IRBA announces MAFR timeline

The participation process around the new requirements for mandatory audit firm rotation will open on October 25...

26 Sep 2016

US insurer ordered to defend prescription drug lawsuit
US insurer ordered to defend prescription drug lawsuit

Lawsuits by US states to hold pharmaceutical companies liable for their costs of dealing with prescription drug abuse is on the rise...

By Sharon Snell 26 Sep 2016

Is it the end of the (insurance) world as we know it?
Is it the end of the (insurance) world as we know it?

Some companies are closing their doors, while others are completely rethinking what they do. And it's not all because of poor economic conditions...

By Wayne de Nobrega 22 Sep 2016

Consumers ditch brand loyalty, the need to impress in favour of value for money, functionality
Consumers ditch brand loyalty, the need to impress in favour of value for money, functionality

Instead of gaining insight into consumer sentiment via door-to-door visits, lengthy paper surveys and tedious questionnaires, thanks to the digital era, it's now as simple as analysing what consumers are searching for online...

16 Sep 2016

Court rules: collateral lies do not invalidate an insurance claim
Court rules: collateral lies do not invalidate an insurance claim

In a ground-breaking, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that collateral lies do not invalidate an insurance claim...

By Sharon Snell 13 Sep 2016

Access to population registry speeds up insurance claims for FNB
Access to population registry speeds up insurance claims for FNB

Gaining access to the population registry has helped FNB Life to expedite R500m worth of insurance claims...

12 Sep 2016

New R300m floating dock revitalises economy and creates jobs
New R300m floating dock revitalises economy and creates jobs

A R300m investment into a new floating dock will give the shipping industry a major economic boost as well as enhance skills development...

5 Sep 2016

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