Southern Africa

Stepping up in Bonitas

Gerhard Van Emmenis has been appointed the principal officer of Bonitas Medical Fund. He has been part of the executive...

Southern Africa

July 19, 2017

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Chubb launches Chubb Ignite, an online platform for SME clients

Chubb today announced Chubb Ignite, an online platform for brokers’ small and medium sized commercial clients in...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 19, 2017

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NHI in focus at the BHF Conference 2017

This year’s Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) conference 2017 theme, “Embracing Universal Health Coverage”,...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 18, 2017

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Outsurance rebrand

Outsurance Holdings Limited has unveiled a new corporate identity and simultaneously launched its new website and...

Features, Southern Africa

July 18, 2017

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Garden Route municipalities to benefit from Partnership for Risk and Resilience

In the wake of the Garden Route fires, Santam and the Department of Cooperative Governance have extended the...

Featured Story, Southern Africa, Uncategorized

July 17, 2017

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Second round contenders for FPI Financial Planner of the Year announced

These top eight entrants have successfully advanced to the second round of this year’s FPI Financial Planner of the...

Southern Africa

July 17, 2017

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Fulcrum to update broker system, Fulcrum Flexi

The Fulcrum Group has partnered with international digital technology house Markit Systems, specialists in the...

Southern Africa

July 12, 2017

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From tangible to intangible: shifting the focus of commercial insurance in SA

By Raveen Maharaj, head of broker channel at Nedbank Insurance There was a time that the main assets of a business were...

Southern Africa

July 11, 2017

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Navigating death benefit distribution

The Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA) will this year host a series of workshops on death benefit distribution...

Southern Africa

July 11, 2017

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Protect your credit card from cybercrime on the dark web

The dark web, currently hosting tens of thousands of listings for a variety of illicit goods and services has finally...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 8, 2017

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How financial advice models evolved in the UK

The Financial Services Board’s (FSB) Retail Distribution Review (RDR) regulations are looming, and South Africa’s...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 7, 2017

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Santam contributes R1 million in fire-fighting equipment

In the wake of the devastating fires in the Southern and Eastern Cape, short-term insurer Santam has provided R1...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 6, 2017

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Momentum UNISA Wealth Report shows increased household net wealth, but is it enough?

Despite households seeing an increase in net wealth during the first quarter of 2017 from the fourth quarter in 2016,...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 5, 2017

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What will tomorrow yield for fixed income?

By Melville du Plessis, fixed interest portfolio manager at Sanlam Investment Management. Global debt dynamics, once an...

Invest Africa, Southern Africa, Uncategorized

July 5, 2017

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Helping the insurance industry save billions

By Collin Molepe, chief operations officer at Bryte Insurance Company Limited The role of insurance in boosting...

Southern Africa

July 5, 2017

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Message from EC-based insurer Oakhurst to Knysna firefighters

By Oakhurst Insurance.  In the wake of the Knysna fires, most of us will go back to our ‘normal’ lives...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 4, 2017

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Is your family covered for the July holiday?

Don’t forget to check up on your insurance policy before leaving for July holiday, especially the part...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

July 4, 2017

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CIB acquires specialist underwriting manager FPA

Insurer CIB yesterday announced the acquisition of specialist underwriting manager FPA Underwriting Managers. The...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

June 30, 2017

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Resolution Insurance realises expansion plans with SSP Pure Insurance

Resolution Insurance has chosen  SSP to provide the IT system to underpin its expansion plans. The deal will see SSP...

Southern Africa

June 30, 2017

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Hollard’s acquisition of Regent completed

Hollard Insurance Group has officially announced the completion of its R1.8 billion acquisition of the Regent Insurance...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

June 28, 2017

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In the dark about disability insurance

Consumers who have little or no disability cover in place could face financial difficulties in the unfortunate event of...

Southern Africa

June 27, 2017

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Stringent King Code IV and BEE requirements for JSE listings

by Melanie De Nysschen, corporate finance principal at Bravura The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has announced...

Invest Africa, Southern Africa

June 21, 2017

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Passing away without a will

When a person passes on without a will, they forfeit the privilege of deciding what should happen to their estate and...

Southern Africa

June 20, 2017

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Are SA women not ready for leadership positions?

South Africa scores poorly when it comes to the number of women in senior management roles. New research shows that...

Southern Africa

June 19, 2017

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Learn from the past in the face of recent downgrades, says alternate lender

By Gary Palmer, CEO of independent alternate lender, Paragon Lending Solutions. The net effect of the recent...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

June 19, 2017

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Light on a young man’s journey to normality

Warren Bonn received a donation of R20 000 from FMI in a handover that took place in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal. Bonn...

Southern Africa

June 19, 2017

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Flawed process and flawed charter will curtail mining development

By Soria Hay, head of corporate finance at Bravura. The government seems to have been wanting to create the biggest...

Southern Africa

June 19, 2017

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Umbrella or standalone retirement funds

By Nigel Willmott, head of employee benefits, Citadel Over the past decade, there has been a progressive migration from...

Featured Story, Southern Africa

June 15, 2017

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Medical emergencies when flying

A prominent international airline recently announced that it had to divert 60 flights to treat passengers who needed...

Southern Africa

June 13, 2017

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Congrats to the 2017 FIA Award winners!

In a ‘best of the best’ celebration at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, the Financial Intermediaries...

Southern Africa

June 9, 2017

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