In the news today: The rand strengthens against the pound on the back of Brexit chaos, Old Mutual and Constantia Insurance shine at the IRMSA Risk Management Awards, and the IFRS 17 reporting rule has been delayed

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Rand firms as Brexit chaos reigns

The rand firmed against the pound as the Brexit deal crisis continued, with two of Prime Minister Theresa May’s ministers resigning.  READ MORE

Old Mutual and Constantia Insurance shine at IRMSA Risk Management Awards

The Institute of Risk Management South Africa has named Old Mutual and Constantia Insurance industry winners in the Financial Services and Insurance & Reinsurance categories respectively.  READ MORE

IFRS 17 insurance reporting rule delayed

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has taken the decision to delay the IFRS 17 insurance accounting standard, which determines how insurers report their profits. The industry has welcomed the move.  READ MORE

Retirement crisis: women hardest hit

The necessity for women to focus on their own retirement planning was underscored by the results of the Just Retirement Insights survey, released this week, which shows that 50% of married male respondents do not it a priority to provide their wives with an income upon their death.  READ MORE

It’s National Doctors’ Day!

Constantia Insurance Company is spearheading an initiative known as National Doctors’ to acknowledge the critical role doctors play in meeting the healthcare needs of the nation. READ MORE