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Mandy Barrett

Insurance and holiday letting

With the rise of the ‘sharing economy’, many property owners are renting out their homes to locals and foreigners over the holiday season, with platforms such as Airbnb, Houseswop and local variants such as Wheretostay making it easy. (more…)

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How to stay financially fit in a health crisis

Each year, 100 000 South Africans are diagnosed with cancer and, thanks to the focused awareness campaigns that feature on the calendar each year, we’re better informed about the many (over 200) types that exist, as well as their symptoms and treatment.  However, what’s less well understood, says Hollard Life Head of product and Technical, […]

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PSG Konsult enters into association agreement with firstEquity Group

PSG is pleased to announce that it has entered into an association agreement with firstEquity, a leading insurance adviser and service group. Effective 1 November 2017, the personal and commercial broking businesses within the firstEquity Group will be merged with the PSG Insure Randburg short-term branch. (more…)

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Touch base with a financial adviser before the holidays

The December holiday is the perfect time for families to spend some quality time together away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With the ‘silly’ season almost here, many South Africans are already planning their year-end break.   (more…)

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Dawie Loots

WARNING: Fibre can stop your home alarm system from working

The nationwide rollout of fibre in South African homes is apparent around almost every residential corner. However, along with the major advantage of added connectivity comes an unknown impact on the operations of home alarm systems, placing residents at risk. (more…)

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Santam signs UN’s Marine Sustainability Agreement

Santam has become the first South African insurer to sign the world’s first insurance industry statement relating to marine sustainability. Announced today at the 2017 Our Ocean conference in Malta, the statement is part of a global effort to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and to restore overfished populations and vital fish habitats. […]

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AON 2016 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report

Severe weather conditions become the new normal

Many areas in Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal came to a standstill yesterday and today as devastating hailstorms, torrential rain and strong winds tore off roofs, flooded roads, smashed windows and cars, uprooted trees and walls, and tragically claimed three lives. The increased frequency of extreme weather events over the past couple of years has been marked […]

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How a smiley face may get you into legal trouble

Including seemingly innocent emoticons in an instant message or email could potentially lead to an individual being bound by unwanted contracts and held liable for damages.  This according to Johannes du Plessis, Legal Adviser at RBS, who says that consumers who use emoticons in their emails or instant messages risk creating incorrect impressions in certain […]

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