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Aon completes sale of businesses in six sub-Saharan African countries

Global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, Aon plc, has completed the sale of its shareholding in its employee benefit, insurance and reinsurance brokerage operations in Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia. The sale of Aon’s shareholding of its businesses in Angola, Mozambique, Swaziland and Tanzania is […]

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How to ensure your risk cover gets paid out

Life is full of unpredictable moments. Although we can’t prevent many of them, we can at least plan for them. (more…)

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Justine Wyatt, Legal and Complaince Executive at Just.

Why medical underwriting in retirement is a good idea

Retirees draw down a higher percentage income from their living annuities because they are struggling to make ends meet, according to the Association of Savings and Investments of South Africa (ASISA). (more…)

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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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Three steps to include sufficient risk cover in your budget

Times are tough. The ever-increasing cost of living and growing inflation is eating away at household budgets. South Africans are desperately trying to make ends meet under the current economic conditions. Sadly, for many households, the first thing that gets cut from a budget is short- and long-term insurance cover. (more…)

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Aon South Africa discusses SASREA

What you need to know about event liability cover

The advent of the Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act (SASREA) firmly places the responsibility on all parties involved to ensure safety at events.  According to Steve Levitt of insurance brokerage and risk consultants, Aon South Africa, the distinction between who is responsible is blurred and he believes that all parties should have their own […]

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Hedge funds 101

Increasing use is being made of hedge funds in South Africa, but they remain largely misunderstood by the average investor. This is according to George Herman, Director and Chief Investment Officer, at Citadel. (more…)

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Herman Schoeman

Client centricity at heart of new Guardrisk model

On 1 July 2016, Guardrisk introduces a new client centric operating model, in order to harness its resources more effectively and serve clients better. That’s according to Herman Schoeman, current MD of Guardrisk. (more…)

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