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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 2 days ago

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...

2 days ago

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

Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance
Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance

Hepstar announced the launch of a simplified, user-friendly online service for buying travel insurance...

24 Aug 2016

Conference explores how telematics, analytics are changing insurance
Conference explores how telematics, analytics are changing insurance

The Insurance Fraud Analytics and Telematics Conference, presented by MNT Events, will be hosted at the Apollo Hotel, Randburg, from 31 August - 1 September 2016...

22 Aug 2016

Yegs Ramiah
Yegs Ramiah reaps Loeries® 2016 Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award

Yegs Ramiah, chief executive of brand at Sanlam and Santam, was recognised for her role in rebranding iconic financial services brands Sanlam and Santam brand during the first awards evening of the Loeries® 2016 on Saturday, 20 August...

20 Aug 2016

MMI Holdings to tackle Indian health insurance market
MMI Holdings to tackle Indian health insurance market

A joint venture between MMI Holdings and an Indian financial services group has received final regulatory approval to provide health insurance on the subcontinent...

12 Aug 2016

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Innovative insurance solutions help reduce costs for transport operators

Insurance for the trucking industry is becoming increasingly sophisticated with models being written to meet specific needs of fleet owners...

5 Aug 2016

The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa
The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa

To survive, the insurance industry needs to become much more innovative and Africa is the future for growth, particularly in the energy sector...

By Nicci Botha 4 Aug 2016

Hunting for The Insurance Apprentice 2017
Hunting for The Insurance Apprentice 2017

The search for season three's The Insurance Apprentice is on, with applications open till 30 September 2016 for the 2017 installment of the show...

1 Aug 2016

Tech shifts the car insurance industry into top gear
Tech shifts the car insurance industry into top gear

Complex and inconvenient processes built around inflexible and opaque products describe the experiences of many policyholders when dealing with insurers...

By Simon Carpenter 1 Aug 2016

Lizé Lambrechts
Collaboration between financial sector stakeholders critical to positive economic outlook

As one of the integral pillars of the South African economy, the short-term insurance industry is fundamental to the country's financial prosperity...

28 Jul 2016

Insurance could balance the legal scales
Insurance could balance the legal scales

There is a famous saying: If you have the law, hammer the law. If you have the facts, hammer the facts. If you have neither the law nor the facts, hammer the table...

By Sharon Snell 22 Jul 2016

Self-driving cars and insurance - Gigantic losses or innovation opportunity?
Self-driving cars and insurance - Gigantic losses or innovation opportunity?

Imagine a world where you can summon your car via an app on your phone...

By Ané Theron 20 Jul 2016

Hollard updates its travel insurance policy
Hollard updates its travel insurance policy

Hollard customers will no longer have to first gain authorisation for certain medical emergencies while travelling...

19 Jul 2016

KPMG digital partnership aims to transform the insurance industry
KPMG digital partnership aims to transform the insurance industry

A new alliance is driving digital transformation in the insurance industry that addresses regulatory requirements, while focusing on the customer...

18 Jul 2016

Cyber insurance gaining ground
Cyber insurance gaining ground

LinkedIn, Sony, the Clinton Foundation and tons of other companies have all been in the headlines for the past few years because they have been hacked...

13 Jul 2016

Pride Chorum
Innovative risk management can aid service delivery

How does the public sector balance its risk management between massive infrastructural investment and the damage from service delivery protests?...

By Pride Choruma 11 Jul 2016

Incredible Connection, Phishield partner to offer cyber fraud and phishing insurance cover
Incredible Connection, Phishield partner to offer cyber fraud and phishing insurance cover

Incredible Connection has partnered with cyber security-based insurance company, Phishield, to offer consumers cyber fraud and phishing insurance cover, at no additional cost, for all internet-enabled products, across selected products...

6 Jul 2016

What farmers should know about succession planning
What farmers should know about succession planning

Farmers should critically examine the way they are preparing for the future if their estate planning is centred on ensuring that their agriculture legacy is continued by their children...

30 Jun 2016

Trustco results show solid performance in all of the group's operating segments
Trustco results show solid performance in all of the group's operating segments

Trustco Group Holdings Limited (Trustco) has announced its results for the year ended 31 March 2016. The results show yet another year of excellent financial performance and business growth...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 29 Jun 2016

Mariamichelle via
Why travellers should take a second look at travel insurance

There are some instances in which medical treatment can be withheld by a foreign country if a person has no proof of funds or travel insurance...

27 Jun 2016

Driverless cars on a collision course with insurance
Driverless cars on a collision course with insurance

With the prediction that AVs will be available commercially by 2020 - liability for the actions of these vehicles is receiving the attention of insurers...

By Sharon Snell 13 Jun 2016

Strategic Marketing Africa unpacks insurance industry opportunities
Strategic Marketing Africa unpacks insurance industry opportunities

Africa is one of the world's great untapped markets for insurance products and services. However, the challenge for the industry's marketers is overcoming mistrust and a lack of consumer understanding...

9 Jun 2016

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