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AIE 2019: HOT topics up for discussion at this years event

With just over two months to go before the 2019 African Insurance Exchange at Sun City, the hosts (the Insurance Institute of South Africa and the South African Insurance Association) have confirmed a host of top-notch local and international speakers, facilitators and panellists. With a range of plenary and breakaway sessions, delegates will be spoilt for choice on which events to attend! Read the latest update here.

If you haven’t yet booked your spot for the AIE Conference, you can do so here:

COVER Magazine

  • Can we get SA back on track?
    Arthur Kamp & Alwyn van der Merwe of Sanlam, look at the lingering risks that threaten to derail the current rally. Do we now have a chance to get our country back on track? Or will the positive sentiment fizzle out? Read more
  • Crusaders Dug Out Building official opening
    Recently Bidvest Insurance and Crusaders Rugby Club officially opened the brand new Crusaders Rugby Dug Out Building in Durban. Over the years, Bidvest has established itself as a major player in the sponsorship of SA sports, enhancing sporting excellence in our country by funding and backing champions. Read more

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FA news

  • Unpacking 2019 specialist risk
    SHA Specialist Underwriters recently hosted a presentation and panel discussion with their team of experts to unpack the findings from their 2019 specialist insurance review. Read more
  • Seven days left… to the end of the CPD cycle
    It’s the final countdown… you have seven days left as we approach the end of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) cycle, and the deadline for the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) CPD, which is 31 May 2019. Read more

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  • Insuring your home at market value could cost you
    South African residential property prices are experiencing continued downward pressure while the average cost of building new property continues to increase year on year with rising costs of materials and labour. Read more
  • What to look for in a future-fit group insurance provider
    Increasingly, group insurance is seen as a commoditised offering with its value demonstrated through the lowest price. Read more

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