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Luzanne Wait

Four ways to save on insurance

By Luzanne Wait, Short-term Insurance Adviser at PSG Jeffrey’s Bay. (more…)

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Insurance considerations for owning a drone

Drones, formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles or remotely piloted aircraft systems, have gained significant commercial momentum over the past few years. While these aerial vehicles come at an expensive price, many people now buy one as a toy or it forms part of a hobby. People who own a drone need to ensure that […]

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Aon South Africa discusses SASREA

What you need to know about event liability cover

The advent of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act (SASREA) firmly places the responsibility on all parties involved to ensure safety at events.  According to Steve Levitt of insurance brokerage and risk consultants, Aon South Africa, the distinction between who is responsible is blurred and he believes that all parties should have their own […]

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Roy Wright1

Cutting insurance in tough times will never justify recovery costs

In tough economic climates – such as the recession South Africa finds itself in at the moment – households and small business owners may be tempted to reduce their short-term insurance, but the short-term savings may not justify the long-term cost of recovery in the event of a natural disaster.  (more…)

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Proof that young drivers can change their behaviour

According to the Department of Transport, about 80% of road fatalities involve males between 19 and 35 and the World Health Organisation’s global research shows that traffic injuries are the leading cause of death among people aged between 15 and 29 years old. While inexperience accounts for much of the increased risk, other factors include […]

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Insurance Association sympathises with those affected by storms and fires

The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) sympathises with all who have lost loved ones or property as a result of the fires and storms over the past week. The emotional and physical damage of a destructive event like this is a traumatic ordeal which not only affects the lives of many, but also scores of […]

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Recent Cape fires and storm – what is the financial impact?

By Coenraad De Jager, Executive for Commercial, Personal & Distribution at Old Mutual Insure. Following the recent Cape storm and devastating fires along the Garden Route, many victims must begin the painful process of rebuilding their lives. With nearly 10 000 residents evacuated and homes, schools, structures, and power and communication lines destroyed, the impact […]

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Mandy Barrett of AON South Africa

Managing insurance costs for young drivers

It’s every young person’s dream and every parent’s nightmare – when our sons and daughters get the keys to their very first set of wheels and can officially drive themselves to where they need to go. Besides the nostalgia surrounding your child’s impending independence, there are important issues of safety and insurance costs that go […]

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