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Orchid Risk Services achieves two prestigious accolades

Leading short-term insurance administrator and financial services firm Orchid Risk Services celebrated an excellent year of performance during 2017 as it scooped awards from two of South Africa’s largest insurers in recognition of the company’s dedication to excellence in the short-term insurance industry. (more…)

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In volatile times retirement funds look to cash to reduce risk

Given the high levels of volatility and uncertainty in the market, cash is currently providing attractive inflation-beating income opportunities for retirement funds, especially where risk is a key consideration for trustees. (more…)

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Close-up car accident

The risk of driving drunk

With the holiday season upon us and social gatherings the order of the day, this festive time often has a tragic side as the number of road casualties increases. (more…)

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Bertus Visser

Ensuring a favourable festive season

By Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution, PSG Insure. The end of the year sees many of us venturing off on holiday – be it locally or abroad. Perhaps you are even renting out your home – or part of it – on popular vacation sites like Airbnb. There are various considerations when it comes […]

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Johannes du Plessis, Legal Adviser at RBS,

Why every driver needs liability cover

According to the Automobile Association of South Africa, between 65% – 70% of the 11.4 million registered vehicles driving on our roads are uninsured. This means that the majority of drivers on the country’s roads are placing themselves at financial risk if they are involved in an accident, says Johannes du Plessis, legal advisor at […]

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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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