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Beyond insurance: our industry to deliver value in uncertain times

The South African economy is largely driven by small business, with research indicating that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up approximately 91% of formalised businesses, provide employment to about 60% of the labour force and contribute roughly 34% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP).

   

Why Brexit is rocking global markets

The UK’s unprecedented decision, via a referendum on 23 June 2016, to leave the EU is sending shockwaves through the financial markets. British Prime Minister David Cameron announced he will leave office by October, after the final tally on 24 June showed a 52% to 48% vote to leave the EU.

   

When is it mandatory to hold insurance for drones?

The Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs) in Part 101 regulate the use of drones, or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), in South Africa. RPA are defined as unmanned aircraft which are piloted from a remote pilot station, excluding model aircraft and toy aircraft.

   

The trip of a lifetime!

It’s been an exciting past few months where we have been eagerly counting down to the second IIG International, powered by Chubb. Fulcrum Group once again sponsored a spot on the trip for one lucky person within the insurance industry. Along with the IIG, Fulcrum hosted a number of competitions and lucky draws at various industry functions, where they narrowed the playing field to select our finalists for that top spot.

   

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Past Events

IIG Insight session – Digital Disruption in Insurance

Financial services companies are in the midst of a profound era of change that probably hasn’t been seen since the introduction of the ATM in the 1970s. No business will be immune from the coming disruption and companies need to have a strategy in order to take advantage.

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IIG Mid-Winter Vibes 2016

On 15 June 2016, the Insurance Institute of Gauteng welcomed more than 300 guests to unwind and have fun in the winter sun at the industry’s Mid-Winter Vibes Party, which was held at the Pirates Sports Club in Greenside, Johannesburg. Tracy McLaughlin, IIG President 2016, welcomed the crowd to the day’s festivities and gave a friendly reminder for guests to remember why we celebrate Youth Day in our beautiful country.

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Upcoming Events

IIG Ladies Day

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