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28 Oct 2020
Are you ready for the next normal?

By: Craig Kent, Head of Risk Management at Aon South Africa, and Junita van der Colff, MD of Protean Business…

Are you ready for the next normal?

By: Craig Kent, Head of Risk Management at Aon South Africa, and Junita van der Colff, MD of Protean Business Solutions In a recent webinar, Craig Kent, Head of Risk Management at Aon and Junita van der Colff, MD of Protea Business Solutions unpacked and distilled some of the key…

30 Sep 2020
Insurers need to move beyond risk and protection

By: Cornel Schoeman, Chief Operating Officer of GENRIC Insurance Company Limited Consumers demand more monetised value and digital convenience Until…

Insurers need to move beyond risk and protection

By: Cornel Schoeman, Chief Operating Officer of GENRIC Insurance Company Limited Consumers demand more monetised value and digital convenience Until recently, traditional insurance models have remained remarkably resilient in the onslaught of digital transformation and tech innovation that has disrupted entire industry sectors and upended competitive landscapes.  Enter COVID-19 and…

28 Jul 2020
Professional indemnity cover for estate agents

Property professionals operate today in an environment of ever-increasing requirements for better transparency, disclosure, accountability and governance.  Professional indemnity cover…

Professional indemnity cover for estate agents

Property professionals operate today in an environment of ever-increasing requirements for better transparency, disclosure, accountability and governance.  Professional indemnity cover in the real-estate world is very similar to medical malpractice cover for doctors. While the sale or rental management of a client’s home may not require the precision of a…

04 Jun 2020
Insurance and Risk in a Post-COVID-19 economy

By: Carl Moodley, Chief Underwriting & Claims Officer; Stuart Forbes, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer and Eugene Olivier, Chief Information…

Insurance and Risk in a Post-COVID-19 economy

By: Carl Moodley, Chief Underwriting & Claims Officer; Stuart Forbes, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer and Eugene Olivier, Chief Information Officer of GENRIC insurance Company     Nothing will be the same in the world post-COVID 19.  As our economy slowly starts to reopen following a crippling lockdown, the realisation that consumer…

13 May 2020
Five ways to measure market risk

The story The coronavirus crisis crushed risk appetite in the first quarter. Unprecedented policy action then triggered a recovery in…

Five ways to measure market risk

The story The coronavirus crisis crushed risk appetite in the first quarter. Unprecedented policy action then triggered a recovery in risk assets. Measures of market volatility soared past levels seen in the global financial crisis and remain at historically high levels. Attractive valuations have opened up in equity markets over…

09 Apr 2020
Financial planning in the time of coronavirus

We’re living in unprecedented times. The coronavirus pandemic has wrought havoc on countless lives and economies. It has taken away…

Financial planning in the time of coronavirus

We’re living in unprecedented times. The coronavirus pandemic has wrought havoc on countless lives and economies. It has taken away our freedom and limited our ability to engage in normal activities.

07 Apr 2020
Managing business risks during COVID-19

Because we don’t know how long the COVID-19 epidemic may last, businesses must thoroughly assess their risks and quantify the…

Managing business risks during COVID-19

Because we don’t know how long the COVID-19 epidemic may last, businesses must thoroughly assess their risks and quantify the effects of business disruption as best they can. These are unprecedented times for all of us, and the only certainty is that the way we do business will change. Even…

03 Apr 2020
IRMSA’s response to the risks emerging from Covid-19

As we navigate our way through this crisis, that not only South Africa but the entire World is dealing with,…

IRMSA’s response to the risks emerging from Covid-19

As we navigate our way through this crisis, that not only South Africa but the entire World is dealing with, The Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) Executive Committee has highlighted many risks and opportunities associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

02 Apr 2020
COVID-19 – Making sure medical aid, savings and risk benefits are covered

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed additional financial pressure on South Africans. If you are being retrenched or having your hours…

COVID-19 – Making sure medical aid, savings and risk benefits are covered

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed additional financial pressure on South Africans. If you are being retrenched or having your hours cut, you might be pondering your options on pausing or cancelling retirement fund or medical aid payments.

12 Mar 2020
COVID-19: An insurance minefield

With reports that more than half of companies around the world do not have effective business continuity plans in place…

COVID-19: An insurance minefield

With reports that more than half of companies around the world do not have effective business continuity plans in place to combat an infectious disease outbreak like COVID-19 and the virus starting to take a stronger foothold in South Africa, businesses must do more to prepare themselves for the repercussions…

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