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Thu, 08 Aug 2019 18:11:45 -0500

Johannesburg, August 8, 2019: Non-profit organization, the Broad Pool of Ideas (BPI) Foundation recognized Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS) Africa CEO, Thusang Mahlangu, with the Future Leader Award on August 2, 2019, at their inaugural Iconic Leadership Excellence Awards held at Midrand Conference Centre.

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 04:29:14 -0500

Political rivalries and conflicts are increasingly being played out on the high seas, increasing risks for ship owners and seafarers, as demonstrated by a number of hostile incidents involving vessels in one of the worlds most important shipping channels, the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf.

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 05:08:48 -0500

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) continues to shape our conversations and considerations around how we might need to adapt, or what skills will be needed to sustain the workplace of the future.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 04:34:47 -0500

The African continent and the mobile platform are a match made in heaven both are escalating growth areas, ripe with potential. Digital adoption is slowly growing throughout Africa and this presents insurers with exciting new opportunities for business development.

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 14:26:55 -0500

Commercial Risk surveys; Critical for growth in current market conditions. Looking to reduce PI exposure and develop premium growth at the same time? PI exposure mitigation with premium growth all under the same roof AMS, the largest independent commercial risk surveying company in SA, with over 21 years service in risk surveys to the wider insurance industry, is on a goal orientated drive to convey the lesser discussed service, which not only delivers insurers with compliancy requirements for its commercial clients but critically offers a high level of return to the entire insurance distribution network which includes the claims area.

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 18:44:00 -0500

In a fast paced, tech driven world finding the time during working hours to earn CPD points can be challenging for intermediaries. Natsure has created a solution! An online training portal, focusing on niche short term insurance.

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 15:33:43 -0500

At the stroke of midnight 2018, the last-born millennial turned 18. As more and more of this coming generation complete formal education and take up jobs, they are dramatically changing the nature of the modern workforce.

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 18:57:47 -0500

The Insurance Gateway team is excited to share our new website with you. Given our strategic objectives for 2019 and the fact that our last website redesign was over five years ago, we decided on a much anticipated mid-year launch.

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 18:39:27 -0500

The digital revolution promises to change the face of insurance as we know it and as digital disruption creates a new world of opportunities, insurers are ready and awaiting. We are in the Information Age, the synergy between technology and our everyday lives has become so entangled that we must accept we can no longer live without it.

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:13:06 -0500

By Nirdev Desai, Head of Sales at PSG Wealth In our modern economy, money is a means to survival. You need to provide for your basic needs a roof over your head, food on your table, transport, clothing and so on.

   

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