The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards. The new-look awards broaden the scope of the competition and aim to recognise and reward the achievements of today's business journalists in the most relevant way possible.
9 Dec 2013 11:21
The cost of private health care needs to be reduced to help the National Health Insurance scheme work, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said in Johannesburg on Thursday (28 November).
29 Nov 2013 10:00
The Road Accident Fund will commission a study next year to determine the possible effects of the government's drive to shift freight from road to rail and to increase the use of rail as a means of mass transportation, chief executive Eugene Watson told a research colloquium organised by the fund.
29 Nov 2013 09:19
Financial services group MMI Holdings reported a strong September quarter‚ with total new business recurring premiums increasing by 26% compared with last year.
29 Nov 2013 07:27
Former mine workers and their dependents, who are owed billions in provident and occupational disease fund payments, are paying huge commissions to middlemen to expedite payment.
26 Nov 2013 06:47
There are few of us who have not lost possessions during a burglary at home - or at least know somebody who has. And it is not always about smashed gates, broken glass and jimmied locks; adept burglars can often clean you out without leaving any sign of forced entry.
4 Nov 2013 07:26
Liberty has launched a web-based tool that allows potential and existing clients to calculate their level of lifestyle and accidental risk. The decision to develop the Risk Revealer tool was based on the growing trend of 'gamification' internationally and in South Africa, as well as the need to add value to clients.
17 Oct 2013 08:45
JSE-listed Zurich Insurance Company SA said it had bought 100% of BnB Sure‚ for an undisclosed amount‚ in a deal that will enable the insurer to offer niche insurance to bed and breakfast businesses.
By Phakamisa Ndzamela 16 Oct 2013 09:43
OUTsurance today announced the launch of a brand-new cash OUTbonus reward system where life insurance clients will automatically receive all of their paid life insurance premiums back in cash after 15 claim-free years.
Issued by OUTsurance 3 Jun 2013 11:19
Alexander Forbes Equity Holdings subsidiary Guardrisk Holdings was "a gem of a business" and offers for the insurer would only be considered if there were synergies and they would leave Guardrisk in a better position‚ Alexander Forbes' chief executive Edward Kieswetter said on Tuesday (21 May).
By Edward West 22 May 2013 10:40
The short-term insurance industry - spearheaded by the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) and the Financial Intermediaries Association (FIA) - has determined that changing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues will have a significant impact on the health and sustainability of the industry.
19 Mar 2013 17:09
Pretoria-based Assupol has reached its centenary in style by completing its transition from mutual society to public company and then paying out a cash windfall of R892m to more than 228‚000 qualifying policy-holders who have opted for cash pay-outs instead of holding Assupol shares.
6 Mar 2013 08:42
The increased use of electrical appliances during winter significantly enhances the risk of an electrical fire occurring in South African residential homes. As a result, homeowners must ensure all electrical appliances, usage and supply comply with safety standards and that all insurance policies are up-to-date to cover possible financial losses before the colder months begin.
1 Jun 2012 16:27
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