Insurance
INSURANCE SA life and short-term insurers maintain their satisfaction levels this year
SA consumers gave the short-term insurance industry an overall satisfaction score of 78.8 out of 100. Consumers also rated their overall satisfaction with the life insurance
15 May 2014
Insurance Opinions about brands with bad drivers don’t affect premiums
When it comes to prejudice on the roads, there is often little to compete with a road user’s view of the worst drivers and the make of vehicle that the perpetrators own.
03 Dec 2013
Short-term insurance Soaring in challenging times
Sasria SOC Ltd (Sasria), South Africa’s only short-term insurer for riots, strikes, labour disturbances and terrorism, reported a 12.5% increase in gross written premium for the financial year ending March 2013
10 Oct 2013
Long-term Insurance Ombudsman received record number of complaints in 2012
The office of the ombudsman for long-term insurance received 9 592 complaints against long-term insurance companies in 2012, the highest ever and 4% more than in 2011, according to its latest annual report
15 May 2013
14th World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (WFII) World Council Meeting SA Intermediary organisation makes mark on global stage
The 14th WFII World Council Meeting was held in Miami, Florida from 16 to 18 March 2013. Established in 1999, the WFII is recognised by leading international bodies as the single voice of intermediaries.
23 Apr 2013
Environmental issues How might climate change affect infrastructure?
The short-term insurance industry has determined that changing environmental, social and governance issues will have a significant impact on the health and sustainability of the industry
25 Mar 2013
Liability cover Specialised insurers impacted by wild rand exchange rate swings
Swings in the rand exchange rate, brought on by local labour unrest and the ongoing European sovereign debt drama, are forcing specialist insurers and their clients to realign their risk management strategy.
13 Nov 2012
Business essentials Effective record management indispensable
The recent fire that broke out at the Polokwane Magistrates Court, destroying not only the building but computers and court documents, highlights the importance of effective record management
29 Oct 2012
Legal wise Vital VAT policies for Insurers
South Africa’s short- term insurance industry faces an onerous administrative burden in the wake of new accounting rules and tax policies introduced by SARS.
18 Oct 2012
Homeowners handbook Handy tips for Wild Winters
With the cooler winter months bringing a lot of rain to certain areas of South Africa, homeowners need to be aware of the responsibility to protect their home against water damage.
05 Sep 2012 - C. F.
Bond insurance Transnet bond to finance capital investment
​Transnet have announced the successful issuance of a US$1billion 10-year bond at a coupon (interest) rate of 4.0%
23 Jul 2012
Insurance Growing market for HNWI
According to a recent Global Wealth Report, South Africa will produce more millionaires than 20 other emerging economies by 2016.
11 Jul 2012 - D. D.
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