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You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them
You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for themArticle

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them...

Jason Mellow 22 Apr 2021

Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?
Export opportunities proliferate - is your business ready?Article

The right kind of insurance is vital in ensuring export market success. Here, Jason Mellow, Head of MiWay Business Insurance shares five tips to consider when choosing the best cover...

Jason Mellow 29 Mar 2021

MiWay launches fully digital car insurance that covers you in the blink of an eye
MiWay launches fully digital car insurance that covers you in the blink of an eyeArticle

MiWay launches MiWay Blink, a fully digital car insurance app, with monthly cashback benefits to incentivise safe driving and reflect actual distance travelled....

Issued by MiWay 23 Mar 2021

Show your business some love this year
Show your business some love this yearArticle

Let's remember that a successful relationship is built on commitment and that challenges are inevitable - and the same is true for entrepreneurs when they enter a relationship with their businesses...

Jason Mellow 19 Feb 2021

Why entrepreneurs and SMEs need professional advice
Why entrepreneurs and SMEs need professional adviceArticle

2020 saw an increase in entrepreneurship and small business startups. This is unsurprising given that Covid-19 has had a severe impact on our livelihoods...

10 Feb 2021

Growth ahead for e-hailing services
Growth ahead for e-hailing servicesArticle

Regulation could help e-hailing services grow and reduce their operating risks...

Jason Mellow 25 Jan 2021

3 business lessons 2020 taught us
3 business lessons 2020 taught usArticle

We all agree 2020 was a year of disaster of note - but hard times can be good teachers. Businesses, and particularly SMEs, should take the time now to understand what 2020 taught us...

Jason Mellow 15 Jan 2021

Under fire: Step up trucking safety on the roads
Under fire: Step up trucking safety on the roadsArticle

Not only is increased demand post hard lockdown putting pressure on operators, but border delays are impacting timelines. Growing crime and violence are also putting drivers, vehicles and cargo at risk...

Jason Mellow 17 Dec 2020

Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gains
Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gainsArticle

The recent news that South Africa is now open to some international tourists is good news, but it will take time for the numbers to pick up - the impact of lockdowns around the world is hard to predict...

Jason Mellow 26 Nov 2020

Small Business Academy opens its doors to Stellenbosch locals in 2021
Small Business Academy opens its doors to Stellenbosch locals in 2021Article

In 2021, the University of Stellenbosch Business School's Small Business Academy (SBA) Development Programme will be available for the first time to small business owners in Stellenbosch...

25 Nov 2020

It's time to position your business for 2021
It's time to position your business for 2021Article

As we near the end of what has been a challenging year, now is an ideal time to plan and position your business for 2021...

Jason Mellow 10 Nov 2020

Insurance claims and the pandemic
Insurance claims and the pandemicArticle

The inevitable result of the pandemic and the government's response has been the adverse economic effect on many businesses...

Maria Philippides & Patrick Holloway 6 Nov 2020

5 steps to reducing transport risk
5 steps to reducing transport riskArticle

Risk management is the foundation for a healthy transport sector...

Jason Mellow 20 Oct 2020

Survival tips for motor traders in a post-lockdown world
Survival tips for motor traders in a post-lockdown worldArticle

The lockdown has been particularly unkind to the small business and entrepreneurial sectors of our economy...

Jason Mellow 7 Oct 2020

Ernest North, co-founder, Naked
Rethinking insurance for the gig economy, the home business and the side hustlerArticle

Although there has been a shift towards the freelance/gig economy in recent years, the Covid-19 pandemic has moved the whole world to working from home (WFH)...

4 Sep 2020

Coenie Smith
Medical practices struggle to recover from lockdownArticle

Hundreds of medical practices are on the verge of collapse because of a fall in the number of visits due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

Coenie Smith 30 Jul 2020

Merchant Capital and Discovery Insure partner to help SMEs
Merchant Capital and Discovery Insure partner to help SMEsArticle

Merchant Capital has partnered with Discovery Insure to provide SMEs with working capital to assist with cash flow.

25 Jun 2020

Tips to keep your cargo safe on the roads
Tips to keep your cargo safe on the roadsArticle

There has never been a better time to make sure all your logistics ducks are in a row...

Christiaan Steyn 20 May 2020

Business interruption insurance: Could you be covered for Covid-19?
Business interruption insurance: Could you be covered for Covid-19?Article

Business interruption insurance is designed to compensate a business for the financial impact of an interruption or interference as a result of physical damage to the insured property or due to external events such as damage at a key customer or supplier's property...

Ayanda Nondwana 21 Apr 2020

Beware of cyber attacks during lockdown
Beware of cyber attacks during lockdownArticle

With the nationwide lockdown to contain the Covid-19 pandemic currently underway, businesses are warned that their cybersecurity risks may be at an all-time high...

3 Apr 2020

Raynold Tlhavani, partner at Webber Wentzel
#Covid-19 and business interruption - are you covered?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic is causing disruptions, resulting in substantial financial losses, to the businesses of many organisations...

Raynold Tlhavani 16 Mar 2020

5 reasons to insure your SME
5 reasons to insure your SMEArticle

Given the anticipated tough year ahead, it is essential that SMEs take the necessary precautions to adequately protect their businesses...

4 Feb 2020

How SMMEs can survive and thrive when load shedding strikes
How SMMEs can survive and thrive when load shedding strikesArticle

With the latest bout of load shedding underway, companies are no doubt anxious about the disruption it will have on their business...

10 Dec 2019

The rules are changing, money is opening up
The rules are changing, money is opening upArticle

The eighth and final session for the year of Heavy Chef's Inspire Sessions series in collaboration with Discovery Business Insurance featured The Fintechnologists, Simon Dingle of Lettuce...

Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2019

4 important tips for Airbnb-ing your property
4 important tips for Airbnb-ing your propertyArticle

As December swiftly approaches, many homeowners prepare to rent out their primary or secondary residences via Airbnb...

Travys Wilkins 20 Nov 2019

Insurance essentials for entrepreneurs
Insurance essentials for entrepreneursArticle

In a tough economy, it can be tempting to try to make extra money - or save money - wherever we can...

Bertus Visser 19 Nov 2019

5 ways small business owners can get more done
5 ways small business owners can get more doneArticle

Many workers often experience the guilt and frustration of not getting through their to-do list for the day. Software company, Atlassian states that the average employee is interrupted from their work 56 times a day...

Issued by MiWay Insurance 28 Oct 2019

Dos and don'ts of occupational health and safety
Dos and don'ts of occupational health and safetyArticle

Businesses are exposed to many risks, from the traditional fire and natural disasters, to legal liabilty for loss of or physical damage to tangible property. Further to this, businesses also run the risk of potential accidental injuries or death of employees...

22 Oct 2019

Mo Flava up on stage at Heavy Chef and Discovery Business Insurance's Inspire Sessions event. ©
The Inspire Sessions: How to attain influence, wield it and use it to grow your businessArticle

This Discovery Business Insurance and Heavy Chef's 'Inspire' Sessions event centred around influence - how to attain it, how to wield it and how to grow your business through using influencer marketing...

Juanita Pienaar 3 Oct 2019

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Why separate insurance is important for a home-based practiceArticle

In a world where work environments are evolving, many healthcare professionals are setting home-based practices. This blurring of lines between personal and business roles and this can even extend into insurance planning...

5 Sep 2019

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Lessons to be learnt from Ghana's excess electricity shamblesArticle

Access to energy plays a critical role in economic development. But bad government policies have affected energy security in many developing countries...

Samuel Asumadu Sarkodie 5 Aug 2019

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Insuring your practice against business interruptionsArticle

Any disruption to a business's operations will hurt its sustainability. For medical professionals, this risk is even more acute because a shutdown of operations could, in extreme cases, be a matter of life and death...

Christiaan Steyn 24 Jun 2019

Cyber insurance is your companies' double-layer safety net
Cyber insurance is your companies' double-layer safety netArticle

The risk landscape has changed rapidly over the last few years, making it a bit reckless not to consider cyber insurance...

22 May 2019

Kick start your business into 2019 with these tips
Kick start your business into 2019 with these tipsArticle

SMEs are the lifeblood of the South African economy, accounting for approximately 29% of employment in the country and forming a critical pillar of the government's 2030 National Development Plan...

Christiaan Steyn 22 Jan 2019

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Insurance tips for Airbnb and guesthouse ownersArticle

As the holiday season gets underway, make sure you and your guests are covered...

Christiaan Steyn 13 Dec 2018

End-of-year checklist for businesses, big and small
End-of-year checklist for businesses, big and smallArticle

Do not miss out on this great opportunity to tie up loose ends - and lay the groundwork for a prosperous 2019...

Morné Stoltz 19 Nov 2018

Think like a start-up: 3 lessons for big business
Think like a start-up: 3 lessons for big businessArticle

September marked the celebration of Small Business Month, shining the spotlight on an ever growing but thoroughly challenged industry...

Morné Stoltz 1 Oct 2018

Boost your business with smart delivery
Boost your business with smart deliveryArticle

It can be difficult to carve out a competitive advantage in today's cutthroat business environment. For some companies, investments have been focused on creating digital advantage through measures like apps or fancy websites...

Morné Stoltz 17 Sep 2018

5 businesswomen share the secrets to their success
5 businesswomen share the secrets to their successArticle

There has never been a better time to be a woman in business. Not only are role models aplenty, but there is also ample support available to give entrepreneurial women the boost needed to get out there...

Morné Stoltz 7 Aug 2018

Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industry
Health and safety: the recipe for a better logistics industryArticle

Did you know that South Africa has some of the worst road-safety statistics in the world?[i] Accidents hit the economy hard when vehicles have to be repaired or replaced and often goods in transit are destroyed or delayed...

Morné Stoltz 16 May 2018

Theft on the move: how to safeguard goods and personnel in transit
Theft on the move: how to safeguard goods and personnel in transitArticle

With a spike in thefts from delivery vehicles causing havoc across the country, fleet owners and operators are looking for solutions to safeguard life and property...

Morné Stoltz 10 May 2018

Enter the Village Road entrepreneurial competition
Enter the Village Road entrepreneurial competitionArticle

In celebration of their collaboration at Village Road, The Workspace and MiWay are launching a competition that will provide a major boost for the winning South African entrepreneur...

15 Feb 2018

Ride-share fleets to map cities around the world
Ride-share fleets to map cities around the worldArticle

Mobileye 8 Connect is an aftermarket collision avoidance system capable of collecting dynamic data to make cities smarter, safer and autonomous ready...

17 Jan 2018

2017 NSBC South African Small Business Award winners
2017 NSBC South African Small Business Award winnersArticle

South Africa's 9th annual Top 20 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Award winners have been announced by the NSBC, in association with World Famous Events...

9 Nov 2017

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Want to improve profits in the trucking industry? Focus on safetyArticle

Road freight's steady growth trajectory looks set to continue, but it is paralleled by a troubling rise in accidents involving trucks...

Morné Stoltz 13 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Improving the customer experience in the commercial insurance industryArticle

In many ways, the idea of improving the customer experience is something of a holy grail in the commercial insurance industry...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Sep 2017

The junk status effect on small businesses
The junk status effect on small businessesArticle

Tempted to cut corners in an attempt to save money, don't succumb to the pressure and skimp on your business insurance - being properly covered is critical to long-term survival...

Issued by MiWay 29 Jun 2017

Automatic trucks is the way to go for fleet owners
Automatic trucks is the way to go for fleet ownersArticle

For fleet owners, the arguments for automatic trucks are making more and more sense. For one thing, automatic transmission reduces the impact of an unskilled driver on fuel efficiency...

Morné Stoltz 29 Mar 2017

Top safety tips to prevent shoplifting
Top safety tips to prevent shopliftingArticle

Despite the prevalence of security cameras and high-tech alarm systems, shoplifting continues to be a concern for retailers across the country...

Morné Stoltz 8 Feb 2017

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