Tag ArchivesShort-term insurance

Tarina Vlok

Women in SA dress for success, but do they insure for the worst?

These days, buying a car or getting a new laptop without getting adequate insurance is regarded to be financially irresponsible. Yet, many South African women walk around on a daily basis wearing the finest quality weaves, dressed head-to-toe in designer apparel, and carrying one of their many luxury handbags – items that are all commonly […]

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Johannes du Plessis, Legal Adviser at RBS,

Types of intent that affect your car insurance claim

When deciding on whether someone should be covered in the event of a motor vehicle accident, an insurer may decide that a seemingly negligent driver actually acted with intent and should therefore not be covered, and such insurer may apply criminal court judgments to do so. (more…)

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Mandy Barrett

Is your golfing insurance on par?

Golfing is steadily growing as a favoured pastime and golf estate living is a lifestyle that increasing numbers of South Africans are embracing.  People are drawn to the allure of country living in the heart of the city that addresses security concerns and eliminates the need for 6-foot walls and electric fencing, offering unobstructed views […]

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Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution at PSG Insure

Insuring your business against cyber crime

The recent hack at one of SA’s largest insurers has been a wakeup call for many local businesses that have maintained a fairly relaxed approach to cybersecurity. As the biggest SA breach to date, it dominated the headlines, but the reality is that cyber security issues have been creeping up on us for some time, […]

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Electricity and your home

Homeowners are at risk of having their insurance claims rejected if it is found that they are not in possession of a valid Electrical Certificate of Compliance (ECOC) for their property. (more…)

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Nolwandle-Mbalo

Surviving rising costs without losing out on insurance protection

The increase in the value-added-tax rate to 15% in April has South Africans tightening their belts a little more, but overall the economic mood is lifting and opening the door to improved sentiment and business confidence. (more…)

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Mandy Barrett

D-I-Y approach to motor insurance ‘challenging’

Many people find the insurance aspect of securing their vehicle against theft, loss or damage overwhelming as there are so many variations of cover and costs available.  “Without the financial experience of what insurance is all about, a D-I-Y approach is challenging when trying to figure out why the quotes you receive vary so radically […]

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Christelle Colman

Top team to head up Old Mutual Insure’s Elite Risk Acceptances

Old Mutual Insure has appointed a solid leadership team to run a new business within the group that will provide bespoke short-term insurance and personal risk management solutions to the high net worth insurance market.  Elite Risk Acceptances is a wholly owned subsidiary of Old Mutual Insure and will act as a specialist underwriter for […]

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