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Knysna fire victims seek damages after insurance shock

2017-09-18 19:01

Knysna residents whose homes were lost or damaged in devastating fires in June have turned to lawyers after finding out they were underinsured.

BrightRock shares achievements, celebrates Sanlam deal

2017-09-07 19:29

Needs-matched life insurance company BrightRock has achieved 62% growth year-on-year in new business annualised premium income during its financial year.

‘Judge me by my results’ - Hollard CEO

2017-08-27 06:00

CEO says to lead successfully, you should always employ people that are better than you, smarter than you and more experienced than you.

Vehicle insurance: Who’s the regular driver of your car and why it matters

2017-08-11 09:45

Does your spouse, parent or child drive your vehicle? We explain the 'regular driver' issue when it comes to car insurance and everything else you need to know.

Discovery gets global recognition for its Vitality model

2017-06-29 09:51

Discovery has been recognised by nonprofit consulting firm FSG’s Share Value Initiative as a leader in creating shared value in the insurance industry.

Alexander Forbes chair Sello Moloko steps down

2017-06-13 11:27

Alexander Forbes has announced executive changes following the release of the company’s annual results.

MMI, African Bank partner to expand fin services

2017-06-12 15:41

MMI Holdings announced a new partnership with African Bank which will see both entities expanding their service offerings for their client base.

Insurers pitch in to cover Cape disaster costs

2017-06-11 13:47

Several insurers have started processing claims for the damage caused by the Cape storm and Knysna fires, this is in addition to the corporates which have set up funds to aid those in need.

#KnysnaFire and storm threaten outlook for insurers

2017-06-08 14:15

Property and casualty insurers face an even tougher year than expected after Cape Town experienced its worst storm in 30 years and dozens of fires engulfed Knysna.

'Gupta clause' in financial bill worries DA

2017-05-29 19:27

The DA said it is concerned about the reinsertion of a so-called "Gupta clause" in the Twin Peaks Bill that will allow the Financial Sector Conduct Authority to set standards for the closing of bank accounts.

 

Insurance sector’s creditworthiness pressured – Moody’s

2017-09-17 17:30

Deteriorating profitability and asset risks will continue to add pressure on insurer’s creditworthiness, says ratings agency Moody’s which assigned a negative outlook to the industry.

Knysna fires, Cape storm devastating to insurance sector - Santam

2017-08-31 19:39

With damage of close to R3bn, the Knysna fires and Cape storm earlier this year have probably been the worst disasters ever to hit South Africa’s insurance industry, says Santam.

An app for safer roads, rewards responsible drivers

2017-08-17 13:02

Another insurance company plans to inspire South African drivers to be safer on roads by launching an app which rewards responsible drivers.

Taking the ‘eina’ out of insurance

2017-07-28 13:20

Founder of King Price, Gideon Galloway, explains how he took on the monopolists of the South African insurance space to offer a vehicle insurance product with decreasing premiums.

Car insurance: Crash claims rise in US states that legalize marijuana

2017-06-22 07:40

A study by the US Highway Loss Data Institute found a 2.7% increase crash claims in the first three states to legalize marijuana for recreational use when compared with neighboring states.

Cost of Cape storm, Knysna fires likely billions more than R4bn - chamber

2017-06-12 22:03

The costs of last week’s huge storm in the Cape and devastating fires in the Knysna area are estimated to be between R3bn and R4bn, but it will likely be billions more, warns a business chamber.

London stake sale boosts Alexander Forbes' profit

2017-06-12 14:47

The sale of Alexander Forbes Group’s 60% stake in UK-based Lane Clark & Peacock has boosted its bottom line for the year.

Banks, big business give millions for Knysna fire victims

2017-06-09 10:23

Two of South Africa's big four banks have contributed a total R20m towards relief efforts for victims of the devastating fires in the Southern Cape.

Under R100m recovered for insurance policyholders

2017-06-01 17:21

The Ombudsman of Short-Term Insurance recovered just under R100m for policyholders during 2016, with the bulk of cases related to motor vehicle insurance.

Why you should consider disability cover

2017-05-24 15:18

What would happen if you were disabled and could no longer work? How would you and your family survive? By taking out the right insurance policy, you can lay those worries to rest.

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