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Michelle Ashen-Abrahams

MUA Insurance Acceptances appoints new head of brand and marketing

High net worth underwriter, MUA Insurance Acceptances (Pty) Ltd has announced the appointment of Michelle Ashen-Abrahams as Head of Brand and Marketing. The position was recently created by the MUA Board as part of the company’s new brand and marketing strategy. (more…)

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Gas appliances and insurance

Homeowners with gas appliances stand the chance to have insurance claims denied if it is found that their appliances did not meet the safety requirements set by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) and the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of South Africa (LPGSASA). (more…)

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What really goes into calculating your insurance premium

When the time comes to renew a client’s insurance policies, insurers are likely to alter monthly premiums based on a range of factors such as changes in the details of the insurance policy, anticipated claims inflation on the assets being insured, and changes in cover sums. (more…)

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cars

Scam alert: Fraudsters targeting victims of vehicle theft

With the number in vehicle thefts and hijackings increasing across South Africa, an alarming new trend has emerged involving scams directed at the victims of recent vehicle thefts/hijackings. (more…)

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Wealthy South Africans at risk of underinsurance

While the concept of underinsurance is usually associated with low income earners, there are an increasing number of risks faced by wealthier South Africans that they are failing to insure for, resulting in potential losses running into hundreds of thousands of rand.  That is the view of Dawie Loots, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MUA […]

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Marike Van Niekerk1

How third-party motor insurance works

Approximately only a third of the vehicles on the South African roads are currently insured, according to the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA). This poses a huge risk to those motor vehicle owners who only have a third-party motor insurance policy in place because there is about a 65% chance that they will not […]

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Heidi Groenewald

Insurance implications if artwork is damaged during transit

Many South Africans appreciate art and enjoy purchasing valuable pieces, which usually come at a very expensive price. However, because artwork is so delicate, it is always at risk of damage when it is being transported. Individuals who purchase artwork need to make sure they know what the insurance implications are if their valuable piece […]

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Alma Nielsen- National Manager - Claims and Underwriting - LR

Telematics in vehicles – Big Brother isn’t watching you

The European insurance market introduced telematics about ten years ago and South Africa followed suit by introducing it into the local market. The insurance industry then faced the challenge of overcoming the stigma that telematics will become a ‘big brother’ initiative to spy on its clients. This is according to Alma Nielsen, National Manager Claims […]

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