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Cyber security resolutions: What businesses should look out for

This will be a year where companies of all sizes and industries experience a new level of alarm in realising their vulnerability to data breaches, hacking and other cybercrimes due to the proliferation of evermore sophisticated hackers.  That’s the word from Doug Clare, Vice President of Product Management at predictive analytics company, FICO. (more…)

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Mandy Barrett

Managing student asset risks with appropriate insurance cover

When it comes to protecting your child’s portable assets and car, a professional insurance broker has the experience and specialist knowledge to help you find the best cover that’s the right fit for your needs and unique circumstances. That’s the word from Mandy Barrett of insurance brokers and risk advisers, Aon South Africa. She advises […]

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SME insurance checklist for the New Year

Business owners who are planning for the year ahead should not overlook the importance of reviewing their insurance policies to ensure they are adequately covered against insurable risks. (more…)

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

Use home chemicals safely for fire safety

By Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure. Countless household goods contain flammable chemicals, while those containing non-flammable chemicals can come in combustible packaging. There are several examples of common chemical-laden products you’ll find in your home. Each carry the risk of fire if not properly handled or stored, and we often forget […]

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Insurance and load-shedding: what you need to know

With load-shedding on the menu this December, we could be in for an interesting festive season – particularly as far as our appliances are concerned. (more…)

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Misconceptions about cyber insurance and what it covers

As cyber risk becomes more ubiquitous, costing the globe up to R8.6 trillion a year – attacks such as NotPetya and WannaCry remind us that digital world risks are moving into the physical world with crippling business interruption, legal fees and massive damage to brands and reputation. (more…)

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Christelle Colman

Load shedding risks call for vigilance

Following the recent countrywide implementation of stage 2 load shedding by state power utility, Eskom, South Africans are cautioned to protect themselves, their property and their valued belongings. There are grave potential financial repercussions of not only the load shedding process, but also the dangerous power surges that can ensue as a result of electricity […]

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8 top tips to get you through the festive season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, it’s South Africa’s annual shutdown (except for retailers, restaurateurs, emergency services and insurers that really care about their clients..) But just because it’s called the silly season doesn’t mean we have to start taking silly pills when it comes to our personal safety, and that of […]

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