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Life & Health Insurance / 08-12-23 / Chris Smit

Creating an inclusive workplace for every ability remains key

"Diversity is a cornerstone of society, it becomes even more pertinent for companies to adopt a human-first approach, addressing the holistic needs of individuals. An example of this approach is evident in our commitment to thinking human first,…

Life & Health Insurance / 08-12-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Doves Group announces strategic partnership with African Unity Life

“This partnership with African Unity Life is not just a business strategy; it is a leap into a future where we see our company not only recovering from the loss of 3ixty Life but also thriving. Our combined efforts will focus on selling both…

Life & Health Insurance / 24-11-23 / Tau kaVodloza

Hold onto your life cover, even during hard times

It is estimated that about R3.6 trillion worth of policies covering life, severe illness, or income protection, lapsed in the first six months of 2023 as a result of the current economic hardships. In the article below, Reuben Oosthuysen, Customer…

Life & Health Insurance / 24-11-23 / Duty Editor

Gary Feldman | Seven crucial insights every medical scheme member should know

"Medical scheme membership is sometimes deemed a grudge purchase, therefore it is imperative to understand the scheme you are on, the benefits you are entitled to, so you can get the most out it," says Gary Feldman, Executive Head of Healthcare…

Life & Health Insurance / 10-11-23 / Tau kaVodloza

Adrian Gore: Current NHI provisions unattainable without sustained public-private partnership

"Considering factors such as the high rate of medical inflation, the issue of fiscal feasibility, long-term affordability and the complexities involved in administering a public healthcare system, what has been included in the NHI Bill will…

Life & Health Insurance / 10-11-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Landmark merger unites Clientèle Limited & 1Life Insurance Limited

"Under the merger agreement, both the 1Life and Clientèle brands will continue to operate much the same as they have until now. We are not just merging two businesses; we are bringing together decades of industry expertise, trusted services,…

Life & Health Insurance / 03-11-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Assupol introduces Incub8 – A cell captive microinsurance solution

"We are excited to take a leap into new territories and explore the business of microinsurance. We have no doubt that, as with all past innovations and ventures that we have pioneered, our cell captive insurance solutions will make a positive…

Life & Health Insurance / 03-11-23 / Sisanda Ndlovu

Hollard Life amplifies its specialised risk insurance offering with wellness coaching

We are leveraging automated underwriting tools that harness the power of machine learning to refine and constantly update our rules in line with real-life circumstances. In addition, we have also taken a decision to offer a deferred life underwriting…

Life & Health Insurance / 03-11-23 / Chris Smit

Advisers’ next big thing

"The risk premiums of employed graduates currently on our books are on average 14 times the initial monthly premium of the Graduate Student Package, presenting the immeasurable potential for advisers," says Deon Theunis, Head of Intermediary…

Life & Health Insurance / 31-10-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Unpacking the true cost of living with and healing from cancer

“Apart from being a traumatic illness from a health perspective, cancer can also be a financially crippling experience for the patient and their family. The financial burden associated with cancer includes medical fees, treatment, travel fees,…

Life & Health Insurance / 31-10-23 / Tau kaVodloza

Clientèle extends lifeline to AIG funeral policyholders

"Funeral cover remains a cornerstone of our commitment to our customers. With this opportunity, current AIG funeral policyholders can rest assured that they will continue to enjoy financial protection and the peace of mind they rightfully deserve,"-…

Life & Health Insurance / 27-10-23 / Clyde Parsons

Breast cancer: Understanding the financial impact and how to protect yourself

"According to statistics quoted on CANSA’s website, the lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is one in 27 for South African women. With over 19 million women over the age of 15 in our country, this means that there are many living with…

Life & Health Insurance / 27-10-23 / Shelly Nxumalo

Liberty sees an increase in younger women diagnosed with breast cancer

"It would not be fair to judge this as a sign of increasing cases among younger women because this would need much more research, but what we at Liberty can say here is that it is likely a sign that more younger women are getting tested for…

Life & Health Insurance / 27-10-23 / Tommy Jackson

What customers really want from an insurer - Hollard shares more

“At this time of the year, we focus on how we deliver to our customers, from the policy holders to our partners as well as the agents and advisors. We also use this time to recognise our frontline staff, who are the public face of the company,…