In the news today: The Road Accident Fund will be scrapped in favour of a new scheme, an insurance adjuster says 90% of the treasures of Notre-Dame have been saved, and 42% of South Africans don’t know how to protect their privacy online


Road Accident Fund to be scrapped

The Department of Transport is in the process of scrapping the Road Accident Fund in favour of the proposed Road Accident Benefit Scheme, with payments being made directly to claimants, medical and healthcare service providers.  READ MORE

90% of Notre-Dame treasures saved

An insurance adjustor says 90% of priceless relics and artworks housed in the cathedral were saved from the fire.  READ MORE

42% of South Africans don’t know how to protect privacy online

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Privacy Report 2018 shows that consumers feel powerless to protect their privacy and are also suffering from ‘privacy fatigue’.  READ MORE

Legacy named best portfolio administrator

For the third time in six years, Legacy Underwriting Managers (LUM) has been named the Best Portfolio Administrator at the recent Santam National Broker Awards.  READ MORE

Accenture, Generali launch blockchain solution

Professional services firm Accenture and Italian insurance group Generali have launched a blockchain solution that brings employee benefits into the digital age.  READ MORE