Evaluating future of pensions in SA 'critical'

2016-07-22 07:39

The mind-set of South Africans must be changed about planning, says a commissioner of the National Planning Commission.

Finalists in entrepreneur competition announced

2016-07-14 17:05

Sanlam and Business Partners have announced a shortlist of 15 finalists in their annual entrepreneur competition.

Brexit hits SA businesses with overseas operations

2016-06-28 06:16

The share price of SA businesses with overseas operations will for the foreseeable future continue to be affected by Brexit, says Sanlam's head of global equities.

Social grant deductions: Sanlam wants to delay court case

2016-05-10 20:10

Sanlam’s Channel Life unit is seeking more time to consider new government regulations about monthly deductions from state grants for funeral cover.

Welfare kids' funeral cover pits insurers against government

2016-05-03 07:39

Sanlam and Lion of Africa Assurance's policies drain money from child grants that should cover people’s basic needs, the government says.

Sanlam, PSG Capital snub Gupta business - report

2016-04-24 16:02

Some JSE sponsors, including Sanlam Capital Markets and PSG Capital, are not looking to do business with the Gupta's Oakbay Resources & Energy, reports City Press.

'Even in tough times, the elephant must dance' - Sanlam boss

2016-03-20 08:00

Ian Kirk, the group chief executive of Sanlam, talks about its expansion in Africa and navigating economic headwinds at home.

Sanlam eyes Africa expansion with R5.3bn acquisition

2015-11-24 19:04

Insurer Sanlam has announced that it would acquire a 30% stake in Morocco-based Saham Finances, as it seeks to expand its footprint in Africa.

Hopes pinned on indirect taxes

2015-10-25 16:10

Any tax changes for which Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene continues to pave the way, will hopefully focus on indirect rather than direct taxes, says an economist.

New CEO for Sanlam Investments

2015-10-16 09:08

Sanlam Investments CEO Johan van der Merwe has stepped down nearly 14 years after being at the helm, the company has announced.


South Africans missing out on tax-free savings tool - survey

2016-07-19 11:31

Most South Africans are missing out on a tax-free savings tool that could bring massive rewards in the future, a survey reveals.

Sanlam gets stake in Firstglobal Asset Management

2016-07-14 16:32

A wholly owned subsidiary of Sanlam has acquired an equity interest in Firstglobal Asset Management as part of a broader Sanlam Investments retail strategy.

Reform of state owned enterprises key to avoid downgrades - economists

2016-06-08 21:15

Reform of state owned enterprises and other proposed plans are crucial for South Africa in terms of future decisions by ratings agencies, two economists warn.

SA plans to end funeral cover sales to the poorest

2016-05-05 21:30

The government is planning to protect the country’s poorest people by stopping insurers from selling funeral cover to welfare recipients.

6 Ps of a successful retirement plan

2016-04-27 16:16

If you did not build up sufficient savings, the retirement phase of your life could turn out to be highly stressful, cautions an expert.

R2m up for grabs in entrepreneurship competition

2016-03-25 16:53

Applications for the 2016 Sanlam and Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year competition can now be submitted.

SA banks fall most since December on Moody’s

2016-02-03 06:30

Banks were among the biggest losers on the All Share index after Moody’s predicted that bank earnings would be lower in 2016 after the central bank increased interest rates.

Why the rand should be R10.05/$ and won't be anytime soon

2015-10-30 15:16

Despite the fact that the rand is fundamentally undervalued, this does not mean it will strengthen anytime soon, cautions an economist.

SA urged to develop tomorrow's entrepreneurs

2015-10-19 09:55

If all business owners in SA commit to mentoring one entrepreneur, we have the potential to double entrepreneurship in two to three years, says a local entrepreneur.

Zim city property market wilts for Sanlam partner

2015-09-24 13:00

Property companies in Zimbabwe are battling declining occupancy levels for retail and office categories, with owners terminating leases for defaulting tenants.

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