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Fri, 23 Jul 2021 05:57:42 -0500

With the recent civil unrest and looting that flared up across the country on Monday, 12 July 2021 and subsequent damages, the role and importance of The South African Special Risk Insurance Association (Sasria) and insurance in general, has been thrust firmly into the spotlight.

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 09:54:26 -0500

If the President decides to declare a state of emergency as a result of the recent extensive looting and unrest, it will be different from those declared during apartheid South Africa has not had a state of emergency since the apartheid era.

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 08:45:20 -0500

Businesses experiencing disruption from the recent events in South Africa may be able to invoke force majeure clauses in contracts, or the law of supervening impossibility, depending on the circumstances The events of the past few days have resulted in considerable social and commercial upheaval.

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 08:41:07 -0500

While Sasria, the public enterprise that provides non-life insurance cover for loss or damage to insured property caused by special risks such as politically motivated malicious acts, riots, strikes, terrorism and public disorders, has confirmed that it has sufficient cash reserves to honour insurance claims resulting from the current civil unrest, Auto General Insurance has made the decision to fast track these claims in an effort to help its customers recover quickly.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:06:38 -0500

The latest riots and looting in South Africa have been utterly devastating for local businesses. When the dust eventually settles, the reality is that many businesses are going to have a tough time bouncing back from the destruction.

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 09:01:50 -0500

With an average of 2. 26 protests per day over 7 years - for anything from labour issues to municipal services, corruption and governance South Africans are no strangers to protests and riots. While 62% of protests are peaceful, recent protest action in various parts of the country erupted in violence and malicious damage to property, with reports of one uninsured car dealership losing 32 vehicles in a fire.

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 04:20:42 -0500

Insurance technology provider Genasys has partnered with GENRIC Insurance in onboarding the insurers equine insurance product onto the Genasys Ski platform. It included the seamless migration of 2 000 insurance policies and 7 000 risks.

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 04:24:46 -0500

Todays modern cars, even the more budget-priced cars, incorporate a number of safety features to protect passengers and reduce the severity of motor accidents, or even to avoid them entirely. In the US for example close to 60 million vehicles are equipped with some sort of ADAS (advanced driver-assistance systems) technology, like parking assistance, adaptive cruise control or collision-avoidance systems.

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 04:14:52 -0500

Since its launch in May, steady progress is being made by The Pothole Patrol project, with over 2 500 potholes filled. Commenting on the journey so far, Anneli Retief, Head of Dialdirect says: We are pleased with the progress and difference made to date, but road conditions are a lot worse than we thought.

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 06:47:01 -0500

Genasys has been revealed as the technology partner fuelling the ground-breaking life insurance proposition recently launched by insurtech, Bequest. Bequest is a life and end-of-life estate management provider for the digital generation, bringing together a persons life administration, family planning, wealth management and end-of life planning together on one platform enabling customers to manage their needs online 24/7/365.

   

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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