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Tarina Vlok

Women in SA dress for success, but do they insure for the worst?

These days, buying a car or getting a new laptop without getting adequate insurance is regarded to be financially irresponsible. Yet, many South African women walk around on a daily basis wearing the finest quality weaves, dressed head-to-toe in designer apparel, and carrying one of their many luxury handbags – items that are all commonly […]

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Nomsa Mathega

Allianz welcomes new talent

Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS) Africa recently appointed Boitumelo Moate and Nomsa Mathega, as Junior Underwriters in Financial Lines. Financial Lines insurance addresses the liabilities of managers and professionals in today’s increasingly litigious and demanding business environment. “I’d like to warmly welcome Boitumelo and Nomsa to AGCS Africa. I look forward to their contribution as we move towards our vision […]

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SHA Specialist Underwriters appoints PR, Brand and Marketing Manager

  Stalker Hutchinson Admiral (SHA) Specialist Underwriters is proud to announce that Nontuthuko Mhlungu has been appointed as the company’s dedicated Public Relations (PR), Brand and Marketing Manager – this role had not been filled for 18 months. (more…)

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Allianz reports strong results for 2Q 2018

After a successful start into 2018, Allianz Group continued to achieve good performance in the second quarter. Indicators remained close to or exceeded the second-quarter 2017 levels, despite burdens from geopolitical instabilities and currency fluctuations. (more…)

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Christelle Colman, Managing Director of Elite Risk Acceptances

The power of a personal brand

Women in South Africa are earning 27% less than their male counterparts. This is according to the 2017 Pulse of the People report run by IPSOS. The report, which surveyed more than 3 500 employed South Africans across various occupations and regions, revealed that this gap was even wider among top earners, with men earning […]

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Brad Toerien

South African insurance in need of a reality check

South Africans are dreadfully underinsured. The Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) has estimated that 14 million families face a combined insurance shortfall of almost R29 trillion should the main breadwinner become unable to generate an income. (more…)

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Mandy Barrett

Is your golfing insurance on par?

Golfing is steadily growing as a favoured pastime and golf estate living is a lifestyle that increasing numbers of South Africans are embracing.  People are drawn to the allure of country living in the heart of the city that addresses security concerns and eliminates the need for 6-foot walls and electric fencing, offering unobstructed views […]

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

Insuring your business against cyber crime

The recent hack at one of SA’s largest insurers has been a wakeup call for many local businesses that have maintained a fairly relaxed approach to cybersecurity. As the biggest SA breach to date, it dominated the headlines, but the reality is that cyber security issues have been creeping up on us for some time, […]

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