Insurance news wrap-up for the week ending 8 March 2019

At CN&CO we love to be informed about the insurance industry – with so much happening it can be easy to miss a story! So make sure you get the weekly recap of main stories from this week that you may have missed.

COVER Magazine

  • The AIO Conference 2019 & what delegates can look forward to
    Tony Speaks to Thokozile Mahlangu, CEO of the Insurance Institution of South Africa (IISA) and Chairperson of the Organising Committee for the AIO Conference to be held in June in Johannesburg. A packed & very exciting programme waiting for the 900 plus delegates coming from all over Africa. Listen to Podcast
  • Santam dishes on industry trends
    In 2018 Santam turned 100 and, apart from a lot of candles, it got some pretty good financial results. In this article COVER unpacks Santam’s results: exclusive interview with CFO Hennie Nel. Read more

Don’t forget to Register for COVER‘s 2019 Insurtech conference taking place 25 -26 March at The Wanderers Club, Illovo, Johannesburg.  This is one not to be missed Register here today.

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FA news

  • We have an industry to be proud of
    Regulatory reform was introduced into the South African insurance sector in an attempt to offer enhanced protection to clients who the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) felt were becoming increasingly vulnerable. Read more
  • The Insurance Apprentice -Episode five: #developingavalueaddwarranty
    It is now down to the last five apprentices in episode five, task five, sponsored by Innovation Group South Africa. In this task the innovative side of the apprentices is tested as the apprentices are challenged to develop and price a warranty product for electrical vehicles. Read more

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  • The impact of load shedding on South African consumers
    Businesses and households were left scrambling to keep the engines and the lights on after the national power utility, Eskom, suddenly plunged South Africa into darkness over a week ago. Read more
  • Aon releases 2019 cyber security risk report: “What’s now and what’s next”
    In 2018 we witnessed that a proactive approach to cyber preparation and planning paid off for the companies that invested in it, and in 2019, we anticipate the need for advanced planning will only further accelerate. Read more
  • Load shedding increases liability risk in hospitality sector
    News that the utility is facing massive financial and operational challenges does not bode well for businesses as continued load shedding significantly increases business risks. Read more

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Risk Africa Magazine

  • The March issue of RISKAfrica is out!
    March is traditionally our events issue, and this time around we decided to focus on some of the upcoming cycling events. Read more
  • Underwriters professionally recognised
    South African underwriters will now be professionally recognised with the introduction of the first-ever formal underwriter occupational qualification. Read more

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