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Business under duress as drought conditions reach crisis levels

The drought in the Cape region is the worst in over a century and no business sector will escape the consequences. Businesses will need to adapt to what is becoming a new normal as the effects of climate change take hold. (more…)

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PSG Konsult gains over 80 insurance advisers as it concludes agreement

PSG Konsult, through its subsidiary PSG Wealth Financial Planning Proprietary Limited, the listed independent financial services provider, has concluded an agreement to acquire the remaining short-term face-to-face advisory insurance business from AIFA. (more…)

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Aon commits to two-year sponsorship of the Cape Wine Auction Trust

Aon South Africa has committed to a two-year sponsorship of the Cape Wine Auction (CWA) Trust  to help further its work in cultivating a learning culture in the Cape winelands.  By funding passionate, well-managed organisations that provide a range of quality holistic educational services, from cradle to career, the CWA Trust is driving measurable change […]

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The Workspace and MiWay partnership to boost entrepreneurship

Forward thinking space solutions and coworking specialist, The Workspace, and leading insurance company, MiWay, have joined forces to launch an entrepreneurial hub and business development programme at the newly developed Village Road premises in Selby in Johannesburg’s central business district. (more…)

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African Risk Capacity and United Nations Partner to Increase Insurance Coverage in Africa

The African Risk Capacity (ARC), an agency of the African Union, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) today announced a new partnership which will see the two organisations work together to increase insurance coverage against climate risks for African states. (more…)

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The water crisis and your insurance policy

The City of Cape Town declared water restrictions in January 2016 which have led to institutions, residents, farmers and businesses all being adversely impacted. To make matters worse, water resources have been put under tremendous strain due to the holiday season.  But what impact does all this have on your insurance policy? (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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Orchid Risk Services achieves two prestigious accolades

Leading short-term insurance administrator and financial services firm Orchid Risk Services celebrated an excellent year of performance during 2017 as it scooped awards from two of South Africa’s largest insurers in recognition of the company’s dedication to excellence in the short-term insurance industry. (more…)

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