ARTICLES RELATING TO INSURANCE

2016 to be a tough year for insurers

2016-07-26 17:11

KPMG has released its survey on the insurance industry, and although adequate financial results have been reported for 2015, it is uncertain that the trend will continue in 2016.

Insurance sector vital for sustainable economy - Treasury

2016-07-25 17:58

The insurance sector plays a critical part in supporting a sustainable economy, says Dr Reshma Sheoraj, director of insurance in the financial sector policy unit at Treasury.

How to save on your insurance premium

2016-07-17 19:17

There are simple things one can do to bring down insurance premiums, which can result in long-term saving benefits.

Small SUVs perform poorly in headlight tests - Insurance industry

2016-07-12 10:05

Small SUVs perform poorly in new headlight tests by the insurance industry, reports the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

10 tips to get your insurance claim paid out

2016-06-28 14:12

Riana Wiese, a financial advisor at PSG Insure Meesterplan, gives some pointers on how to increase the chances of an insurance claim being approved.

Do you really understand your insurance excess?

2016-06-13 12:33

Do you understand the built-in excesses of your insurance policy? Bertus Visser of PSG Insure shares why you should know which options are available to you.

Risk and the role it plays in determining premiums

2016-05-31 11:10

Does a cheaper insurance premium add value for money? Bertus Visser, chief executive of distribution at PSG Insure, explains how premiums are determined.

Insurer backs down in bid to sell funeral cover to welfare kids

2016-05-26 14:42

South Africa’s Lion of Africa Life Assurance Company has ended a court bid aimed at protecting its right to make deductions from child welfare payments for funeral cover.

Are you insured against going out of business?

2016-05-24 14:47

Insurance cover is an overhead businesses often neglect. We look at why it's important to guard against certain events that may put you out of business.

Insurance tips for successfully renting out a property

2016-05-19 11:00

Planning to rent out property? Gari Dombo, managing director of Alexander Forbes Insurance, discusses some insurance pointers to keep in mind.

 

Trevor Manuel: Firms do too little for transformation

2016-07-25 19:15

Firms are key in driving transformation across society and should take more responsibility to educate and impart values in workers, says Trevor Manuel.

Car crashes, suicide top unnatural death claims - Discovery

2016-07-22 16:17

SA has one of the world's highest car accident rates and Discovery Life says the majority of life claims it paid out in 2015 for unnatural deaths related to car crashes.

Retail vs market value of pre-owned vehicle

2016-07-14 17:12

As the SA economy continues to bite, consumers are turning to the second-hand vehicle market as an option with more variety when it comes to purchasing a vehicle.

Dealing with risks related to service delivery protests

2016-07-08 19:30

Protests can turn violent and disruptive, negatively impacting not only the directly affected industries, but also those businesses inadvertently involved.

How to save thousands on life insurance - SA millionaire

2016-06-23 07:15

Most people who get sold life insurance do so from a place of ignorance, says CEO of The Wealth Chef Ann Wilson, who is a self-made South African millionaire.

Anthea Jeffery: NHI inefficiencies – another ‘jobs for pals’ scenario

2016-06-09 16:11

Anthea Jeffery says the proponents of the NHI are silent about the size of the bureaucracy required, how much it will cost and how inefficient it might be.

OUTsurance beats industry averages

2016-05-27 09:10

SPONSORED: OUTsurance has, for the second year running, comfortably beaten the insurance industry averages.

Long-term insurance Ombudsman recovers R184.4m

2016-05-25 19:55

The office of the Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance has recovered R184.4m in the form of lump sums for consumers from long-term insurance companies during 2015.

Tips when taking up funeral cover for your parents

2016-05-24 12:12

Planning to take out funeral cover for your parents? Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, highlights some issues to keep in mind.

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.

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