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    By Coface, Coface
    Then the Greek central bank set capital control measures on Sunday June 28 to prevent a bank run. This includes a 6-day bank shutdown. All credit institutions in Greece, including branches of foreign banks, are affected. Cash machines will remain open, but cash withdrawals will be limited to 60 euros. Tourists are not impacted at […]
    July 3, 2015 Read More
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    By World Congress on Healthy Ageing, World Congress on Healthy Ageing
    The content of the congress was determined by a committee of experts, under the chairmanship of Dr Ryan Fuller, who is also a qualified psychogeriatrician. They have in turn, been advised by an international advisory panel. The congress consists of a scientific programme that will run parallel to a series of caregiver and consumer workshops […]
    July 3, 2015 Read More
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    By SANLAM GROUP, SANLAM GROUP
    The One Rand Man’s incredible journey gripped the imagination of millions, as people watched him learning first-hand how a world which has become unaccustomed to cash reacts to a guy living solely on cash. But as big as the One Rand Man himself had become, so too did the conversation around saving. Consumers applauded the […]
    July 3, 2015 Read More
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    By Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)
    Dianne’s 35 years of experience and expertise in insurance will contribute significantly towards the growth of the Liability Line of Business within AGCS. “I am pleased that Dianne joins the team so that we can increase the resources and knowledge to broaden our footprint in South Africa as well as in Sub-Saharan Africa,” said Wolfram-F. […]
    July 3, 2015 Read More
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    By Europ Assistance
    Europ Assistance South Africa understands the risk that comes with financing start-up initiatives and the pressure that come with ensuring the success of the business for the corporate and its SMME customers. Business As Usual, our latest innovative product solution, enables the owner to focus on growing their core business by diluting the impact of […]
    July 2, 2015 Read More
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    By COVER Publications
    Middle of the year has come and we have now seen a variety of major industry events come and go (Discovery Life Convention, Momentum Risk Summit and Financial Planning Institute’s Financial Planning Convention. COVER also hosted the first Technology in Financial Services Conference, where we unpacked all this technology, as far as it is related […]
    June 30, 2015 Read More
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    By Hugh Terry, founder of The Digital Insurer
    What is digital insurance? There is a lot of excitement around digital insurance and with this hype comes an element of confusion on exactly what is meant by digital insurance. For me digital insurance is the opportunity to apply digital thinking, and the associated technologies, to transform insurance business models and deliver more value to […]
    June 25, 2015 Read More
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    By Fulcrum
    A see-saw can represent balance, as well as many other elements to different people depending on your frame of reference. However, to most within the industry, a see-saw may come to mean that you are at the entrance hall to the new Fulcrum offices. Same location, new vibe and energy, Fulcrum now boasts a newly […]
    June 11, 2015 Read More
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By Nic Kohler, CEO, Hollard Insurance Company
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By Hanri Pretorius, General Manager of Bidvest Travel Insurance
Bidvest Insurance Group announced the launch of their new and innovative travel insurance product range, which is now underwritten by Bidvest Insurance Ltd.
July 2, 2015 Read More
Financial Planning
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By Dr Dominique Stott, Executive: Medical Standards and Services at PPS
According to statistics from the South African Federation for Mental Health, 23 South Africans die every day as a result of suicide, the 8th highest suicide rate in the world. In light of Mental Illness Awareness Month in July, it is critical for South Africans to be aware of this tendency in order to seek treatment sooner rather than later.
July 2, 2015 Read More
Investment
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By Coface
According to Coface, the Greek referendum will be held on 5 July. Greeks will vote on whether they accept the terms that international creditors have offered
July 3, 2015 Read More
Risk Management
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By Bryan Verpoort, Head of Corporate and Business Insurance at Standard Bank
South African business owners’ worst fears of the 2008 blackouts re-occurring are being realised with billions of rand in potential economic growth being wiped out every month as widespread power outages affect the country
June 25, 2015 Read More
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By African Press Organisation (APO)
President Zuma underscored that investments in infrastructure programmes, regional integration and intra-African trade is Africa’s solution for sustainable growth and development
June 15, 2015 Read More
Associations
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By INSETA
Internship and learnership programmes at SMME’s creating employment opportunities for the youth in the insurance sector
June 29, 2015 Read More