Finance Trends 2019



Why insurers need to get the balance between digital and legacy systems right

Many insurers have embraced digital transformation to provide customer-facing solutions, but just as many are still heavily reliant on old, legacy systems for long terms policies, which hinders this process...

By Kumar Utpal 3 days ago

Digital: The way to go for insurance onboarding

A high level of service and improved customisation are key elements to better reflect the digital needs of today's customer, especially during the insurance onboarding process...

15 Jan 2019

Make sure your SMME has enough insurance cover

In planning for the year ahead, small business owners should review their insurance policies to ensure they are adequately covered against insurable risks...

14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: It's all about fintech

Innovations in the fintech space is showing no signs of slowing down. Here's what we can expect in 2019...

By Dominique Collett 14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The year disintermediation is put to the test

The writing of disintermediation has been appearing on the wall for a while now. It's a real phenomenon, enabled by technology...

By Riaan Bekker 14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Social credit scores three ways: The good, the bad and the ugly

Social credit scores are set to be one of the trending terms for 2019. However, not all credit scores are created equal (or with equally good intentions)...

By Bronwyn Williams 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Purpose first, profit later

South African business headlines were dominated by corporate disgrace in 2018...

By Ernest North 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Getting back to basics

The hype surrounding the next big thing in the financial services industry is taking attention away from what is truly of importance- the core process of financial planning and advice...

By Pierre Durand 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: What's shaking up the short-term insurance industry?

Twenty years ago, we were still buying insurance the old-fashioned way. Brokers would come to our houses. They'd assess our assets. They'd go away. They'd come back, with a lot of paper...

By Wynand van Vuuren 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: The rise of insurtech

Emerging market insurtech companies are set to play a major role in the predicted rise of premium growth across the global insurance industry...

7 Jan 2019

Insured? Who's liable for your car repairs?

Motor vehicle insurance should be simple and, most importantly, provide the motorist with peace of mind...

21 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Finance

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Finance & Insurance site over the past year below.

18 Dec 2018

Bridging the gap with trade credit insurance

Many South African businesses have little or no trade credit insurance protection against the failure of a customer to pay for the goods or services they have received.

23 Nov 2018

Judges announced for 2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

Experienced journalists, industry experts to adjudicate submissions for 2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards...

19 Nov 2018

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