Mobile continues to play a defining role within the banking sector: There’s no denying that we are operating in a 24-hour society. And it is in this always-on
Time is a valuable currency in the distraction economy: In a world where distractions are in heavy supply and where marketing is in low demand, companies
Wi-Fi is an Answer for Africa: Across Africa demands are changing, access models are changing and consumers are blurring the lines between corporate
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The importance of Directors and Officers Liability Insurance in spite of the new Companies Act and King 3
The introduction of The Companies Act No. 71 in 2008 and the subsequent King III Report have left Directors and Officers in a far more onerous position than ever before. The Companies Act in particular has changed the business landscape substantially.   Following suit with international standards of personal liability…
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Insurance for small businesses: What should be covered?
Small firms contribute to more than 40% of South Africa’s gross domestic product[i]. Considering tax and labour legislation has made the SMME space a rather hostile environment, this figure is a testimony to the determination of our nation’s entrepreneurs.   In spite of its challenges, this sector of the economy…
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Before you claim - know your facts
Is buying insurance products simply a leap of faith? Personal accounts about insurance cover not being adequate at the time of the claim, have aroused scepticism about the insurance industry. “The key is to understand what it is you are buying before the claim happens – learning about the policy…
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The big employment practices liability question
Employment Practices Liability defined:  “Employment Practices Liability (EPL) provides insurance for employers against allegations of unfair dismissal and unfair labour practices (including sexual harassment and discrimination) brought by a past, present or even future employee.”     Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) was introduced to the South African insurance landscape…
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Merger and Aquisitions in the Insurance Industry
Contrary to what many people may believe, mergers and acquisitions are happening quite regularly across different industries, jurisdictions and business sizes in South Africa. Not all of the deals are made public or make big news, as it is usually only the ‘big name’ deals that tend to reach the…
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Growth in luxury brands in SA calls for specialised insurance
Global consultancy Bain has predicted a 20% to 30% growth in the luxury brands market in South Africa over the next five years indicating the increased buying power in the country. However, owners of luxury brand items may be at an increased risk of underinsurance or even be unable to…
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