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Rainy day expenses a major distractor for women in the workplace

Women are more worried about not having enough money when emergencies hit compared to their male counterparts – and this has a major impact on their productivity at work. “From our research, women are also more willing to save for emergencies than men” says Rigitte van Zyl, Head of Client Value Propositions at Momentum Corporate. […]

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How to choose the right group risk cover for your clients

It’s no secret that the world of work, as we know it, is changing. In a 2017 employee benefits study, US insurer MetLife found that 58% of employees surveyed “want customised benefit options based on their personal information”. And according to the same study, 73% of employees believe their employers are responsible for their health […]

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Value-added benefits and services help employees save more

Turbulent and tough economic conditions mean day-to-day expenses are competing even more aggressively with future savings. However, the right umbrella fund offers value-added benefits and services that help ‘stretch’ employees’ rands and create capacity for them to save more, according to Katherine Barker, Head of Momentum FundsAtWork. (more…)

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Sanlam wins FIA Product Supplier of the Year Award

Sanlam has been named the 2018 Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa’s (FIA) Employee Benefits Product Supplier of the Year. These awards take place to celebrate the role of advice, acknowledge the product providers who, in the opinion of the members of the FIA, have excelled over the past year in supplying exceptional products and […]

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Does your retirement fund work for millennials?

Millennials, an increasing portion of today’s workforce, are set to shape the world of work for many years to come. Katherine Barker, Head of the Momentum FundsAtWork Umbrella Funds, says that retirement fund solutions need to be flexible enough to address the specific needs of this rapidly-evolving workplace demographic. (more…)

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Sanlam’s Employee Benefits partners with 27four Investment Managers

As part of its ongoing commitment to prioritising empowerment as a business goal and national economic necessity, Sanlam’s Employee Benefits (SEB) has partnered with 27four Investment Managers to launch South Africa’s first, black managed, smoothed bonus product. The Progressive Smooth Bonus Fund is managed by 27four Investment Managers and guaranteed by Sanlam. (more…)

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PSG Wealth Employee Benefits Route 21 adds 2 new directors

Nelis and Elke Brink (brother and sister) have been appointed to the management team of PSG Wealth Employee Benefits Route 21, Pretoria, one of the top employee benefits offices in the PSG adviser network, as directors. The office is owned and run by Nelis and Elke’s parents, Neels and Nerine Brink. Nelis and Elke will […]

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No more business as usual for SA employee-benefits

South Africa’s employers and pension funds need to change their employee-benefits engagement models to align and recognize them as a critical ingredient to employee and member value propositions that guide financial planning to create financial freedom. (more…)

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