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.

Bidvest Insurance launches corporate division

2015-11-11 18:46

Bidvest Insurance has launched a new corporate insurance division offering a fully comprehensive risk management solution to businesses of all sizes and industries.

R67m customer refund is not the end of Lewis challenge

2015-10-27 15:11

Lewis Group's intention to refund a total of R67.1m to customers for the cost of loss of employment insurance, is a good start, but not yet the end, says a consumer watchdog.

Airbnb hosts: are you insured against liability and damages?

Do you rent our your home through Airbnb? This insurance expert says you should have liability and damages cover. Watch!

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Protect your biggest asset

2015-10-09 11:53

In the fourth episode of the “Change in your pocket” series by BrightRock, financial journalist Maya Fisher-French explains the importance of having insurance cover.

Old Mutual ranked top employer in financial services and insurance

2015-10-04 16:55

The Top Employers Institute announced that Old Mutual has secured the number one slot in the financial services and insurance categories for the fifth consecutive year.

Funeral services business fined R200 000

2015-09-21 16:24

A funeral services business has been fined by the Financial Services Board for carrying on a long-term insurance business without being registered as such.

Women severely under-insure the treasured items in their handbag - insurance expert

Your handbag, its contents and the jewellery you wear daily is most likely severely under-insured. Watch to find out why.

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The most stolen car in South Africa...

2015-09-13 11:06

Car theft is big business in South Africa with over 55 000 cars stolen every year. Here are the top five most stolen cars.

Keeping our aviation heroes insured

2015-08-13 10:12

ADVERTORIAL: Being in the aviation insurance industry could be seen as risky, but experts in the industry say there are ‘good risk’ scenarios where insuring works effectively.


SA billionaire forks out R184m for Aussie pad

2015-11-13 15:53

An SA insurance billionaire and co-owner of Nando's has paid about R184m for a luxury waterfront home in Australia.

Telematics: a win-win for insurers and drivers

2015-11-09 09:15

Telematics technology can help good drivers pay lower insurance premiums. Brendan Horan of MiX Telematics (Africa) shares how.

Making insurance enjoyable in every way

2015-10-26 18:13

Gideon Galloway, CEO of King Price Insurance, wakes up in the morning to try and make a difference in the world - and have fun while doing it.

Here's how insurance companies are using social media to sniff out fraudulent claims

If you've been tempted to lie on your insurance claim, be careful says this expert. Insurance companies are using social media to discover the truth.

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WATCH: Anchor your boat’s insurance to keep sailing on

2015-10-09 11:14

ADVERTORIAL: It’s vital that a boat owner’s vessel is insured to eliminate the risks and the associated financial impact that boating presents.

Concern over business crime syndicates

2015-09-29 16:04

It is clear there are syndicates operating across the retail supply chain, targeting cash and high value commodities, warns the Consumer Goods Council of SA.

This insurance expert says don't forget to insure your underwear!

Everything in your home should be insured... right down to your underwear! Watch.

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Does your insurance policy cover the expensive makeup in your handbag? It should, says this insurance expert...

Insurance expert Christelle Fourie joins us in studio to explain why it's important for women to insure the contents of their handbags - and even the handbags themselves.

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Protecting the income earning ability of business owners

2015-08-21 11:28

ADVERTORIAL: Small business owners can be assured of income in the face of any unforeseen events, says head of Business Market at Sanlam, Jannie Rossouw.

Disasters caused $37.4bn in losses - insurer

2015-08-12 15:16

Natural and manmade disasters have caused $37.4bn in economic losses during the first half of 2015, proving far less costly than in recent years, says Swiss Re.

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