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.

Push into Africa pays off for Old Mutual

2015-08-06 12:23

The businesses of Old Mutual in South Africa continue to perform very well, despite challenging economic conditions, says group CEO Julian Roberts.

Most insurance claims for cancer, heart disease

2015-07-27 17:36

An increase in early cancer insurance claims suggests that South Africans are being more proactive about detecting and treating cancer early.

World Cup insurers risk blizzard of claims

2015-06-18 20:00

World Cup insurers are likely to refuse to pay out on many cancellation contracts if Russia and Qatar lose the rights to hold the tournaments because of fraud, industry experts say.

Car insurance excess: All you need to know

2015-06-05 06:36

Owners often baulk at paying a lot of money for vehicle insurance excess. We have tips to educate and bring clarity to the topic.

Liberty looking for acquisitions in Nigeria

2015-06-04 14:58

Liberty Holdings is looking at acquisitions in Nigeria to establish a strong regional presence in West Africa, says its chief executive.

Axe falls at troubled Compensation Fund

2015-06-02 19:23

The axe has begun to fall at the troubled Compensation Fund amid calls for more "drastic measures" to be taken.

Insurance has big role in African growth

2015-05-25 19:09

Now is the time for the insurance services sector, especially in South Africa, to take the leap and start growing Africa, says an expert.

Insurance ombud gets record number of complaints

2015-05-19 17:11

The ombudsman for short-term insurance has received a record number of complaints against short-term insurers during 2014.


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.

Who is liable for ID theft after hijacking?

2015-08-07 18:29

The recent hijacking of a courier van carrying UK visa application forms has brought to the fore the issue of liability for the loss of these documents.

Opportunity for insurers in Africa - SA insurance body

2015-07-30 18:27

Africa represents an opportunity for local and global insurers, according to the Insurance Institute of South Africa’s first black woman president.

ADVERTORIAL: The importance of business interruption cover for SME’s

2015-07-02 12:32

Business insurance can provide protection that will ensure your business will survive, and even thrive, through the ups and downs.

Why small business owners need home insurance the most

2015-06-11 13:42

Among businesses run from home, just under half (48 percent) of owners depend on their homeowner’s insurance to protect their businesses, and eight percent have no insurance at all to protect their property.

Sanlam CEO to step down end of June

2015-06-04 20:27

Insurer Sanlam has announced that its CEO, Johan van Zyl, will step down at the end of June 2015.

Sanlam four-month earnings up

2015-06-03 19:18

Sanlam has reported a 17% jump in earnings for the first four months of this year as its personal finance division sales grew.

SA drivers warned about bad tow-truckers

2015-06-02 16:36

Unscrupulous tow-truck drivers are a concern for SA insurers: operators modify unroadworthy cars to seem as if they were roadworthy at the time of a crash!

16 reasons not to worry about Sanral

2015-05-25 12:42

Sanral thinks it has struck terror into toll-road users' hearts with the threat of withheld vehicle licence discs. Fact is, your car insurance is fine.

When insurers and consumers miss the mark

2015-05-17 15:00

The complaints procedures by insurance companies do not seem to match consumer expectations. Here is why, writes Neesa Moodley

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