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Insurance and load-shedding: what you need to know

With load-shedding on the menu this December, we could be in for an interesting festive season – particularly as far as our appliances are concerned. (more…)

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Misconceptions about cyber insurance and what it covers

As cyber risk becomes more ubiquitous, costing the globe up to R8.6 trillion a year – attacks such as NotPetya and WannaCry remind us that digital world risks are moving into the physical world with crippling business interruption, legal fees and massive damage to brands and reputation. (more…)

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Christelle Colman

Load shedding risks call for vigilance

Following the recent countrywide implementation of stage 2 load shedding by state power utility, Eskom, South Africans are cautioned to protect themselves, their property and their valued belongings. There are grave potential financial repercussions of not only the load shedding process, but also the dangerous power surges that can ensue as a result of electricity […]

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8 top tips to get you through the festive season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, it’s South Africa’s annual shutdown (except for retailers, restaurateurs, emergency services and insurers that really care about their clients..) But just because it’s called the silly season doesn’t mean we have to start taking silly pills when it comes to our personal safety, and that of […]

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The need for trade credit insurance magnifies in tough economies

Customisable solutions in trade credit insurance can greatly aid companies in managing their credit and counterparty exposure while also supporting growth in new markets or with existing clients.  Many companies are also entering new markets and extending their supply chains across multiple regions, all of which further increases the need to protect themselves from risks involving […]

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Sonja Visser

Microinsurance: Disruption for good

Innovation has been slow to reach the long-term insurance sector.  But the new age of individualised marketing has paved the way for smart companies to disrupt traditional insurance models by introducing products that are flexible and consumer-centric. (more…)

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Bertus Visser, PSG Insure

Insurance issues to keep in mind when moving house

Moving from one home to another can be a very stressful time involving plenty of admin and heavy lifting, decisions, packing, unpacking; the list goes on. “But there is one way to remove a little stress, and that is to make sure your goods are sufficiently insured while you are moving,” says Bertus Visser, Chief […]

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King Price launches new warranty cover for car parts

King Price, the only insurer in South Africa that offers car insurance premiums that decrease monthly as the cars’ values drop, has launched a warranty cover that pays for car part repairs or replacements if they fail unexpectedly. (more…)

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