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What you should know about cross-border insurance

Despite commodity market instability, Africa remains one of the fastest growing regions in the world with South African organisations focusing their growth strategies beyond borders. Yet these new growth strategies are creating complex new risks for organisations which demand sophisticated cross-border insurance solutions. (more…)

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When mother nature unleashes her wrath on the financial services sector

As thousands of South Africans were making plans to welcome in the New Year, the City of Johannesburg was shaken by a series of violent storms that left a trail of destruction. Estimated at a cost of R190 million, city officials continue to count the cost of the damage and Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, says […]

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Taking proper precautions vital for road users this festive season

With the festive season now officially underway, South African motorists are, once again, at increased risk of being involved in an accident with many insurers already seeing a significant spike in claims for vehicle-related incidents. This according to Dawie Loots, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MUA Insurance Acceptances, who says that drivers need to take […]

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The risk of driving drunk

With the holiday season upon us and social gatherings the order of the day, this festive time often has a tragic side as the number of road casualties increases. (more…)

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Prep like a pro: top risk and insurance tips for the holidays

As the excitement of heading off for some much needed R&R sets in, take some time out from the shopping, travel arrangements and last minute work wrap-ups to secure your home, assets and loved ones before you head off for the holidays. (more…)

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Ensuring a favourable festive season

By Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution, PSG Insure. The end of the year sees many of us venturing off on holiday – be it locally or abroad. Perhaps you are even renting out your home – or part of it – on popular vacation sites like Airbnb. There are various considerations when it comes […]

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Santam considers CT drought impact, issues statement

“As a responsible corporate citizen and South Africa’s largest insurer Santam has had to consider the impact of the drought and current water restrictions implemented by the Western Cape authorities on consumers, our clients and our business,” the company said in a statement today. This follows the City of Cape Town’s recently announcement that it […]

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SA homeowners and the risk of underinsurance

As the holiday season fast approaches, insurers are readying themselves for a spike in claims that come in the New Year. Before then, South Africans will accumulate gifts and other assets that are often not accounted for on household contents policies. (more…)

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