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Thu, 07 Oct 2021 11:48:13 -0500

Many organisations across EMEA, UK currently unable to purchase cyber insurance Aon, a leading global professional services firm, today announced the launch of a new offering aimed at increasing the resilience of businesses in EMEA and the UK and by addressing cyber insurability challenges.

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 09:42:22 -0500

Thanks to massive state intervention, global insolvencies decreased in 2020 (-12%) and will continue to do so in 2021 (-6%). Euler Hermes expects global insolvencies to rise by +15% in 2022, but still at a low level (-4% compared to pre-crisis figures).

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 09:40:04 -0500

For decades, insurers have relied on traditional, predominantly manual methods of assessment to underwrite insurance policies, determine fair premiums and manage difficult claims. This lengthy process often includes an assessment of the client companys risk management controls, including safety practices, fire prevention and detection, and incident records, claims history, the overall state of the business, as well as the physical state of the premises, equipment, and structures.

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 09:38:47 -0500

Johannesburg/Paris/Rotterdam October 4, 2021: Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS) today announced the appointment of Stphanie Perreau as the Regional Head of Liability for AGCS Mediterranean Africa.

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 11:45:39 -0500

Santam, 01 October 2021: When Covid-19 hit, many businesses had to move staff out of their offices and implement work from home strategies. While this safety precaution was necessary, prolonged periods of empty offices come with some unintended consequences, especially where ones insurance is concerned.

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:36:53 -0500

From the Desk of the Chief Executive: Viviene Pearson The July riots have been keeping the industry busy for the past two and a half months. We are glad though that Sasria (SOC) Ltd, a SAIA member and, a government owned only non-life insurer that covers political riots in South Africa, has indicated that it had registered almost all the claims related to the unfortunate incidents.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 12:42:25 -0500

Fulcrum Collections, the premium collections division of The Fulcrum Group, has appointed Asiya Swaleh as General Manager: Business Development. Her appointment is effective 1 October 2021, and she will be based at Fulcrum Groups Bryanston office.

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 07:22:20 -0500

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics can be hard to measure, but the risks surrounding them are increasing, as governments and citizens exert pressure on business to change their ways for the greater good.

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 06:35:16 -0500

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution rolls out across Africa and the world, insurers of the pharmaceutical industry are in a position to share their experience as to what constitutes a successful and safe distribution process.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 05:58:23 -0500

For todays woman who owns a car, motor insurance is a must-have. However, there are various issues to keep in mind when you, as a woman, buy cover for your vehicle. The first question to ask is whether your insurance considers your gender in the underwriting process.

   

Paul Brightman - Alternative Risksmiths and Traders (Pty) Ltd. Short name - ART.
Cell : +2783 708 3634
Work : +2711 646 2777
11, Taylor Rd, Greenside, Johannesburg. Code: 2193.
paulb@artrisk.co.za & artptyltd@outlook.com

 

If you have any complaints then please contact ART (Pty) Ltd or the Offices of the Ombud for Short Term Insurance.

 

 

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