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“This one-stop single platform system is literally changing the way we do business,” says Kevin Eales, managing executive at Guardrisk.

Intelligent design technology enhances fleet insurance

Specialist cell captive insurance group, Guardrisk, offers a new technology that will ensure the best cover and peace of mind, when it comes to insuring company cars and fleet insurance. (more…)

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Credit records impact insurance premiums

Many South Africans aren’t aware that most local insurance companies use credit-based insurance scores to help determine risk, and that this score is one of the leading factors used to calculate the premium consumers will pay for their insurance. (more…)

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Significant number of ‘lost’ policyholders and beneficiaries traced

Life insurers have reunited 431 364 policyholders and beneficiaries with their unclaimed benefits since the implementation in June 2013 of the ASISA Standard on Unclaimed Assets. (more…)

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Effective insurance coverage means carefree holidays

December is a time when thousands of South Africans take to the nation’s roads or fly to local and international destinations to enjoy family holidays. It is also, unfortunately, a time when there is a spike in accidents and crime. Being aware and taking reasonable precautions to ensure that you and yours are protected is […]

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Suitable insurance for every stage of your life

Unexpected hardships can be very costly. “It is impossible to predict when an emergency may arise or what setbacks we may endure. However, it is possible to be better prepared for the financial consequences of these events by being properly insured during each stage of our lives,” says Peter Olyott, Managing Director of Indwe Risk […]

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Natural disasters show up flaws in corporate risk management

On 21 February 2011 an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale tore through Christchurch, New Zealand. The second quake in six months claimed 148 lives and left the city with an estimated US$15 billion repair bill. Businesses have suffered too. The earthquake is the latest in a series of high-impact natural disasters playing out […]

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