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Not justified in declining liability

We summed up some case studies from the Ombudsman for Short Term Insurance’s (OSTI) briefcase, which we thought would be interesting for our readers. In one of the cases it is clear that non-disclosure is still a very serious thing.

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Are South Africans choosing the safer bet

I have attended dozens of retirement funding presentations over the years. The focus is usually on saving enough capital to ‘buy’ a sustainable income in your golden years using the time-tested formula of contributing 15% (or more) of your gross annual salary to a pension fund or retirement annuity from the time you start working (aiming for at least 40 years of contributions) and always preserving your capital when changing jobs. But what happens when you reach your retirement age?

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Investigating a changing insurance market

The insurance market, according to Terence Williams, CEO of Aon South Africa, is in the midst of its most consistent shift in a number of years. “In certain countries, sectors and lines of business, buyers are experiencing rate increases, capacity shortages, and a more critical attitude from insurers towards risk selection,” said Williams.

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Employee benefits – an untapped opportunity to grow your business portfolio

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This month's headlines

2020… The start of a new decade
Updates to the insurance regulatory framework
Funding in the golden years… Past the 100s
Anticipate unprecedented types of claims
Risk trends and their interconnections
Digital transformation in healthcare
Global bond investments getting riskier
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