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The insurance industry is getting more complicated: An expert broker gives her advice
The insurance industry is getting more complicated: An expert broker gives her advice
The increasing complexity of the insurance industry due to regulation, compliance, globalisation and technological advancement presents a veritable...
Political risk claims lower in 2014
Political risk claims lower in 2014
Sasria, the state-owned company that provides insurance for strikes, saw better times in 2014 despite a five-month work stoppage that brought the...
Insurers seek shelter from the storms
Insurers seek shelter from the storms
In March, late summer rain saw hailstones hammering down on people's cars and homes, so local insurer Santam shipped in 25 extra "hail pushing...
Minister fingered in Air Zim scandal
Minister fingered in Air Zim scandal
Cabinet Minister Nicholas Goche has been sucked into the Air Zimbabwe scandal in which top management has been accused of defrauding the airline of...
Strong profitability for South African life insurers
Strong profitability for South African life insurers
Fitch Ratings says in a new report that most South African life insurers are expected to report improved net profits in 2013, driven in part by...
Cover your back when travelling
Cover your back when travelling
When 42-year-old John* arranged a trip to China, he had not even considered the need for travel insurance until his travel agent recommended that...
Gripes can be good for business
Gripes can be good for business
A new report on the short-term insurance industry may provide customers with another way with which to judge service providers: by looking at how...
Incovenient truth about insurance
Incovenient truth about insurance
Competition for a limited market in the short-term insurance industry should mean prices are coming down. But insurers say they can't slash...
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
Social justice organisation Section27 has been inundated with complaints about life insurance companies refusing to provide cover for people...
Changes to hit short-term insurance
Changes to hit short-term insurance
Suzette Strydom, general manager of technical at the South African Insurance Association (SAIA), says the wave of legislative change set to hit the...
Floods in Britain highlight insurance irregularities
Floods in Britain highlight insurance irregularities
Lynne Jones's cozy bed and breakfast in Britain's Lake District boasts views over the River Greta where heron come to feed, and a panoramic...

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