Marine insurers meet after attacks on ships near UAE

2019-05-18 13:33

Marine insurers in London are holding an extraordinary meeting to discuss the situation in the Gulf following attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates.

Group disability insurance about much more than the premium price, expert warns

2019-05-04 13:02

Group disability insurance in South Africa is highly commoditised. As such, purchasing decisions are often largely driven by price, says an expert.

The business of transformation: 'It's not about choosing a black person over a white one'

2019-04-14 16:13

MMI Holdings, Group head of transformation Busisiwe Sithole shares lessons she learned in ensuring transformation strategies are effective.

Load shedding: So you've got a generator - but what about insurance?

2019-04-06 06:45

Generator owners should consider the related insurance implications, warns an expert.

Risk of employees committing fraud spikes in SA

2019-03-24 08:39

Employees committing fraud is a growing risk concern in SA and there has been a huge spike in insurance claims related to this kind of fidelity crime, a survey shows.

This insurance company is giving women cyberbullying cover as SA's current trolling crisis worsens

2019-02-25 17:51

The idea for cyber bullying insurance covers comes shortly after a 13-year-old Doornport school girl took her own life after allegedly being bullied in a Whatsapp group.

Insurance claims 101: Your questions answered

2019-01-27 18:00

MiWay Insurance's Nthabiseng Moloi tackles some of the more common questions about insurance claims.

5 reasons to make sure your art is covered correctly

2019-01-06 09:55

There are different risks associated with valuable art collections and it is important to make sure that you have the correct insurance cover, says an expert.

5 ways to be smart about car insurance in the silly season

2018-12-28 07:25

SA's insurance experts share five top tips to ensure your journeys are safer, your premiums don't spike unnecessarily and any claims are not needlessly hampered.

Fake death claims of R1.13bn: Most dishonest provinces revealed

2018-12-11 21:07

Death claims worth R1.13bn were found to be irregular and therefore not paid out in 2017, according to The Association for Savings and Investment SA.


Discovery has been named one of the world’s most valuable insurance brands – with the ability to make a lot more money in the future

2019-05-18 07:10

A brand-value specialist says Discovery is already among the most valuable insurance brands on the globe, but its ability to make money in the future is very nearly unparalleled among its peers.

New policy protection rules may just leave employees confused - expert

2019-04-21 15:53

Amended policyholder protection rules for group insurance requires so much information that members will likely get overwhelmed, says an expert.

Sunday Read: This is how transformation creates business value - if you do it right

2019-04-14 09:22

MMI Holdings Group's head of transformation Busisiwe Sithole says that transformation shouldn't just be a tick-box exercise and if done right, it could generate value for businesses and the country.

Ways to protect your Airbnb this Easter season

2019-03-29 19:46

Many South Africans have become Airbnb hosts, either as a main income source or savvy side hustle.

Santam's headline earnings per share rise 47% after 'relatively benign' 2018

2019-03-01 13:51

The insurance group on Thursday published a summary of its audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018.

Insurance money held

2019-02-01 16:05

Two local families have not received insurance money that was supposed to have been paid out by the South African Football Association (Safa) following the deaths of their family members who had served under the association.

Santam lists on A2X

2019-01-25 12:01

Shares in Santam will start trading on the A2X exchange from February 1, the general insurer said on Friday.

Your partner is not a substitute for financial security - experts

2018-12-31 17:15

Women need to consider that if they are the breadwinner, they also need to take on responsibility to plan for the financial security of their families, say experts.

Here's how much it would cost to have Santa's sleigh insured

2018-12-20 10:30

The cool guys at Veygo deciphered approximately how much Father Christmas would pay for vehicle insurance on his trusty sleigh.

Cybersecurity key challenge for actuaries - industry body

2018-12-03 06:00

Actuarial skills are now also sought after in industries like banking, healthcare and mining, which rely heavily on data and systems integrity.

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