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01 January 2017

January 2017
A view from the top as 2017 is ushered in - The Stage - 17 January 2017
Cyber crime becomes a multi-billion dollar industry - Straight Talk - 18 January 2017
A new scam rocks the life insurance industry - Featured Article - 19 January 2017
Building wealth and improving lives - 23 January 2017
No joy for Hunter as the FSB triumphs - Featured Article - 25 January 2017
Little sympathy for Ford’s that are not built tough - 26 January 2017
Profitability during regulation - 30 January 2017
The industry's response to technology - 31 January 2017

February 2017
Protesting against the fast and the furious - 1 February 2017
Introducing the client of the future - 2 February 2017
Hindsight is never an exact science - 6 February 2017
Building capacity in a time of opportunity - 7 February 2017
On road to making the country great again - 8 February 2017
Winning at the Raging Bull Awards - 9 February 2017
Rain or shine, agri is in recovery - 13 February 2017
A leap of faith to become relevant - The Stage - 14  February 2017
A sobering budget is on the cards -Straight Talk - 15 February 2017
Risk management, is it rolling dice with the devil? - Featured Article - 16 February 2017
A sad farewell to an industry stalwart - 20 February 2017
Usher in a new era - 22 February 2017
#Budget2017 – Did Gordhan succeed? - 23 February 2017
Warming up the demarcation bulldozer - 27 February 2017
A yardstick to measure excellence - 28 February 2017

March 2017
The curious case of disengagement - 1 March 2017
Adjusting to a new normal in a risk based world - 2 March 2017
Hard hits from industry heavyweights - 6 March 2017
The industry is not filled with charlatans - The Stage - 7 March 2017
Draining the public cash cow - Featured Article - 8 March 2017
A grand seduction - 9 March 2017
The industry is resilient and well run - #proofinthepudding - 13 March 2017
A beast government can’t control - Straight Talk - 14 March 2017
Time in the market is best for everyone - 15 March 2017
Talking about bread and butter issues - 16 March 2017
We need to put our best foot forward - 22 March 2017
Digitisation shakes life insurance landscape - 23 March 2017
Showing value over promising the world - 27 March 2017
Good news in tough times - 28 March 2017
Protecting and serving financial intermediaries and consumers - 29 Mach 2017
And the winner is.... - 30 March 2017

April 2017
Are we in a freefall to junk? - 3 April 2017
Fighting the good fight - The Stage - 5 April 2017
Out with the old, in with the new - 6 April 2017
FSB addresses concerns surrounding Regulatory Reform - Straight Talk - 10 April 2017 
After the dust settles, we may come out ok - 12 April 2017
Appreciating understated value - 13 April 2017
Insurers face a toll from severe weather events - 18 April 2017
Kids: Your new clients, are you prepared? - The Stage - 20 April 2017
New trends can only benefit the industry - Featured Article - 24 April 2017
Facing the same risks as claims take their toll - 25 April 2017

 May 2017
Moving forward one shuffle at a time - 2 May 2017
How long will it take SA to regain its investment grade? - Straight Talk - 3 May 2017
Insurers feel the pinch of junk status freefall - Featured Article - 8 May 2017
Material non-disclosure - 9 May 2017
Rationality must take centre stage - The Stage - 11 May 2017
A few challenging factors - 15 May 2017
Relying on a non-disclosure to repudiate - 16 May 2017
Finalists announced as the 2017 FIA Awards contenders hit the home stretch - 17 May 2017
Will NHI be the end of medical schemes - 18 May 2017
Taking risks and working past them - Straight Talk - 22 May 2017
Good news in troubled times - 23 May 2017
Unseen perils and unexpected outcomes - 24 May 2017
D-Day is fast approaching - 29 May 2017
The FSBs engaging approach to regulation - 30 May 2017
Honest conversations - 31 May 2017

 June 2017
Insure Group celebrates 25 years of business - 1 June 2017
If it's too good to be true... - 5 June 2017
Hardwired to seek instant gratification – Straight Talk - 7 June 2017
Anticipation builds ahead of the FIA Awards - 8 June 2017
Complaints roll in at increased levels - 12 June 2017
Concerns and expectations for 2017 - 13 June 2017
Fighting for position in a new world - 14 June 2017
A key partnership for key growth - 15 June 2017
A major positive point in the local economy - 19 June 2017
Insurer's mishap shows importance of advisers - Featured Article - 20 June 2017
Early adopters will reap benefits - 21 June 2017
Uncovering remarkable stories behind cover - 22 June 2017
Issues of ownership decided by the courts - 26 June 2017
RDR set to be the industry's seven year itch - The Stage - 27 June 2017
A helping hand in tough times - 28 June 2017
The Insurance Apprentice 2018 under way - 29 June 2017

July 2017
Where will we stand when the dust settles? - 3 July 2017 
Questioning the adherence to local construction standards - 4 July 2017
Challenging the thought of exclusive insurers - 5 July 2017
The digital age - 6 July 2017
Building trust and inspiring confidence - 10 July 2017
Fit and proper principles to replace REII exams - Straight Talk - 11 July 2017
Small steps being made in the right direction - Featured Article - 12 July 2017
Highlighting the value of registered advisers - 13 July 2017
When corruption is rife… - 17 July 2017
Insurers and the Big Data driver - 18 July 2017
Is SA's medical scheme industry in limbo? - The Stage 19 July 2017
Complacency is nobody's friend - 20 July 2017
The long road ahead - 24 July 2017
TIC 2017: Time is of the essence in the industry - 25 July 2017
TIC 2017: South Africa’s shortcomings are not easily addressed - 26 July 2017
Is this Treating Customers Fairly? - 27 July 2017
Shaking up a key industry - 31 July 2017

August 2017
Most significant, most misunderstood risk - 1 August 2017
Hollards' newly appointed CEO speaks to FAnews - 2 August 2017
PFA questions TCF principles in causal event charge - 3 August 2017
Working towards change - 7 August 2017
Further professionalization - 8 August 2017
Creating a world of winners and losers - 10 August 2017
Early adopters will see the greatest profits - 14 August 2017
Challenges approaching from every side - Straight Talk - 16 August 2017
Brace yourself for massive realignment - Featured Article - 21 August 2017
Now is the adviser's time to shine - 22 August 2017
The new secret weapon - The Stage - 23 August 2017 
Being sustainable pre and post RDR - 24 August 2017
A fresh approach to rethinking investing - 28 August 2017
Wording of exclusion; more than one interpretation - 29 August 2017
A critical business function that provides a competitive edge - 30 August 2017

September 2017
Moving risk management forward - 4 September 2017
Deliberately adding value - 5 September 2017
What's all this noise about disruption? - 6 September 2017
Has Treasury ticked all the boxes? - 11 September 2017
On the cusp of something great - Straight Talk - 12 September 2017
Is this the change the industry needs? - Featured Article - 13 September 2017
Underfunded and understaffed - 14 September 2017
Professional advice matters - The Stage - 18 September 2017
Challenges can become opportunities - 19 September 2017
A clever approach - 20 September 2017
Literally a situation of ‘adapt or die’ - 21 September 2017
Is enough being done to connect the dots? - 26 September 2017
Finding joy in regulation - 27 September 2017 
Unauthorised debit orders and fraud - 28 September 2017

October 2017
 A collective voice shouts the loudest - 2 October 2017
Every professional is expected to do their duty - 3 October 2017
Diversity and inclusion in the industry - 5 October 2017
Annual report highlights broker costs up - Straight Talk - 9 October 2017
The future role of the FSCA in a key industry - Featured Article - 10 October 2017
Our only security is our ability to change - 11 October 2017
Word is out... - 12 October 2017
Long live the broker - 16 October 2017
Equipping a workforce - 17 October 2017
Crime in SA under the spotlight once again - 19 October 2017
A tough agenda - The Stage - 23 October 2017 
To catch fish - 24 October 2017
Cost of damages in millions - Straight Talk - 25 October 2017
MTBPS - Gigaba does not impress - 26 October 2017
Ushering in a new era of liability - 30 October 2017
SARS taken to task by the Tax Ombud - The Stage  - 31 October 2017

November 2017
The countdown begins… cast your vote for the top 20 - 1 November 2017
Integrity will drive the industry forward - 2 November 2017
How much is non-disclosure costing the industry - Featured Article - 6 November 2017
Cyber breaches are real - Straight Talk - 7 November 2017
We need to change our outlook warns Gordhan - 8 November 2017
Crime stats… silent profit of doom? - 9 November 2017
Guidelines into Fit and Proper approach established - 13 November 2017
The Insurance Apprentice 2018: final eight revealed - 12 Novemeber 2017
A perfect way to achieve - 15 November 2017
FSB provides important clarity on Twin Peaks - 20 November 2017
The need for speed: Transforming the life insurance industry - 21 November 2017
Vigilance is a key component - 22 November 2017
Concerns arise as FAIS Ombud faces record number of complaints - 23 November 2017
A critical role for advisers - 27 November 2017
Showing value in troubled times - 28 November 2017
Looking for tailor made solutions - 29 November 2017

 December 2017
Regulatory Reform: The FSB speaks out - The Stage - 4 December 2017
Every little bit counts - Straight Talk - 5 December 2017
A volatile environment - 6 December 2017
Failure to comply strict breach entitles insurer - Featured Article - 7 December 2017
Big mistakes - 11 December 2017

 

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