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01 January 2019

January 2019

Encourage full disclosure - 14 January 2019
Class of use causes implications - 15 January 2019
A year of adjustment sets sights - 17 January 2019
FSCA warns of TCFs importance - 21 January 2019
Lights, camera, action…The Insurance Apprentice takes five - 22 January 2019
Making it count in an important year - 23 January 2019
The consequences of non-compliance - 24 January 2019
Trends suggest a half full glass in 2019 - Straight Talk - 28 January 2019
An alleged breach of an insurance contract - 29 January 2019
A lot of RDR work still needs to be done - 30 January 2019
Crime rates… facts in numbers - 31 January 2019

 February 2019

FSCA: Its full steam ahead for Default Regulation compliance - Featured Article - 5 February 2019
Will we be funding growth or corruption? - 6 February 2019
Is there an end in sight? - 7 February 2019
Happy days are here again - 11 February 2019
FAnews - expanding our CPD offering - 13 February 2019
The ugly truth about the connected world - 14 February 2019
Where insurers should be focusing their attention - Straight Talk - 18 February 2019
Fasten your seatbelts for a bumpy ride - 19 February 2019
CMS suspension raises questions - 20 February 2019
Who wants to live forever?  - 25 February 2019
A goal is a dream without a plan - 26 February 2019
Don’t fall into the trap of complacency - Featured Article - 27 February 2019
How do risk managers lead change - The Stage - 28 February 2019

March 2019

We have an industry to be proud of - 4 March 2019
Consider this when engaging with clients - The Stage - 6 March 2019
Agri... an industry solution towards losses made - 7 March 2019
Getting compliance right - 13 March 2019
The VIP ticket to profitability - Straight Talk - 14 March 2019
Fraud, waste and abuse - 18 March 2019
Think forward #innoruption - 20 March 2019
Befriending the legislative monster - 25 March 2019
And the winner is...... - 27 March 2019
Trouble brewing? - 28 March 2019

April 2019

Friend or foe? - 1 April 2019
COFI Bill… disappointed, irritated and concerned - 3 April 2019
We have a winner… - 4 April 2019
The clear divide is all but gone - Straight Talk - 8 April 2019
Policyholder aggrieved with outcome - Featured Article - 9 April 2019
Clients are desperate for value - The Stage - 10 April 2019
Accountable institutions… areas where risk exists - 11 April 2019
Strict transformation scorecards on the horizon for the industry - 15 April 2019
Misrepresentation and non disclosure make headlines - 16 April 2019
Show value - 17 April 2019
ESG concerns - 23 April 2019
Premium collections under the spotlight again - 24 April 2019
Perception is everything - 25 April 2019
AIE draws some big industry names - 29 April 2019
 "Is the insurance industry doing enough?" - The Stage - 30 April 2019

 

May 2019

Are you ready for the challenge? - 2 May 2019
The future is bright for data driven insurers - Featured Article - 6 May 2019
Risk and return in challenging times - 7 May 2019
Who's to blame? - 13 May 2019
If everything was passive, nothing would move - 14 May 2019
Forging ahead amid uncertainty - 16 May 2019
Complacency is not your friend - The Stage - 20 May 2019
Unpacking 2019 specialist risk - 21 May 2019
Profiling the intermediary of the future - Straight Talk - 22 May 2019
It’s a crazy world out there - 23 May 2019
Seven days left… to the end of the CPD cycle - 24 May 2019
Default regulations: the industry has struggled - 27 May 2019
Taking major steps towards customer centricity - 28 May 2019
Forward thinking - The Stage - 29 May 2019
Non-compliance… why take the risk? - 30 May 2019

 

June 2019

Claims show a shift to the left - 3 June 2019
Increased claims are a sign of the times - 4 June 2019
Take the fight to cyber criminals - 5 June 2019
It’s all about disclosure - 6 June 2019
New CEO to head up FPI - 10 June 2019
Don't panic, we are not there yet - 11 June 2019
Two steps forwards and five steps back - 12 June 2019
Facing the tyranny of metrics - 13 June 2019
Changing the game isn't easy - Featured Article - 18 June 2019
One size has never fitted all - 19 June 2019
A fresh approach - The Stage - 20 June 2019
Taking insurance to the poor - Straight Talk - 24 June 2019
South Africa’s 2019 best performing short term insurers are…- 26 June 2019

July 2019

A practical example of the value of insurance - 1 July 2019
The fair treatment of customers… COFI - 2 July 2019
Is financial resilience the same as fair value? - Straight Talk - 3 July 2019
The right choice may be complicated - 4 July 2019
TCF takes centre stage - 8 July 2019
There is value in the intermediated model - The Stage - 9 July 2019
Justified in the reliance of definitions - 10 July 2019
SA consumer finances under severe pressure - 11 July 2019
Are you going to swim against the current? - Featured Article - 15 July 2019
Positive change - 16 July 2019
Changing the game - 17 July 2019
Dealing with clients can be tough - 18 July 2019
Imagine underwriting a claim using social media - 22 July 2019
A word of caution - 24 July 2019
Take a leap of faith and appreciate your value - Straight Talk - 25 July 2019
Another win for advisers - The Stage - 29 July 2019
Insight into events claimed the most - 30 July 2019
The situation is worse than expected - Straight Talk - 31 July 2019

August 2019

Fresh SaXum allegations gets the FSCA talking - 6 August 2019
Exciting times ahead - 7 August 2019
Celebrating strength and uniqueness - 8 August 2019
Financial planning is not just about numbers - 12 August 2019
Industry readiness is a moot point - The Stage - 13 August 2019
Ongoing support of the intermediary - 14 August 2019
Combating insurance fraud using technology - 15 August 2019
Structure is the order of the day - 19 August 2019
Despite the NHIs faults, innovation will rise to the top - 21 August 2019
Medical schemes are in for a bumpy ride - 21 August 2019
Is South Africa ready for what the NHI will cost? - The Stage - 21 August 2019
What are you waiting for? - 22 August 2019
Don’t be left in the dark - 26 August 2019
Despite regulation, the industry is still the least trusted - 27 August 2019
Will this be the solution? - Straight Talk - 28 August 2019
Is there a storm brewing in the DFM market? - 29 August 2019

 

September 2019

The Insurance Apprentice series six entries close - 2 September 2019
Collaboration is the key - 3 September 2019
What are the true costs? - 4 September 2019
The risks that inevitably lie ahead - 5 September 2019
A different set of needs - The Stage - 9 September 2019
The devils in the detail -  Featured Article - 10 Septemebr 2019
Coming to terms with the new regulation - 11 September 2019
Adaptability is your superpower - Straight Talk - 12 September 2019
All for one and one for all? - 16 September 2019
Is 30 the new 65? - 17 September 2019
The top legal concern… even regulators cannot keep up - 19 September 2019
It’s all about the money - 23 September 2019
Playing a dangerous game - 25 September 2019
Natcat figures for the first half of 2019 - 26 September 2019
The fine line between the law and its application - 30 September 2019

October 2019

An old hat that can teach new tricks - 2 October 2019
People have unrealistic expectations - 3 October 2019
Measuring up against the world - The Stage - 7 October 2019
Patience is needed in the great cost debate - Straight Talk - 8 October 2019
Trying to achieve balance could be difficult - Featured Article - 9 October 2019
Considerations for generations to come - 10 October 2019
#TIA2020… cast your vote for the top 20 - 14 October 2019
Financial advisors urged to collaborate for success - The Stage - 15 October 2019
Alleged by one and denied by the other - 16 October 2019
Solutions for industry challenges are available - Straight Talk - 17 October 2019
Let us find a better way - 21 October 2019
Three ways you can prepare for tougher markets - 22 October 2019
Unified in the theme of #InclusionImpact - 24 October 2019
Just but the tip of the iceberg - 28 October 2019
#TIA2020 apprentices revealed… with a twist - 29 October 2019
Misrepresentation… how blurred is the line? -  30 October 2019
All aboard the technology train - 31 October 2019

November 2019

The industry is hard at work - 4 November 2019
Costs continue to rise - 5 November 2019
Life is a journey, are we ready for the ride? - 6 November 2019
The scope of vicarious liability - 7 November 2019
Opening the industry can of worms - The Stage - 11 November 2019
Moody’s admitted structural problems in SA - Featuread Article - 12 November 2019
Taking TCF to a new level - Straight Talk 13 November 2019
The foundation of the insurance and the future of it - 14 November 2019
A growing burden of NCDS - 18 November 2019
China remains a superpower - 19 November 2019
A game-changer for South African insurers - 20 November 2019
The rampant bull the medical industry cannot capture - 21 November 2019
What's inside - 25 November 2019
Statistics point to the undeniable truth - 27 November 2019
Megatrends persists - 28 November 2019

December 2019

Unprecedented challenges and opportunities - 2 December 2019 
Learnings from the Default Regulations - 3 December 2019
Saving is a learnt behavior - 5 December 2019
Meet the #TIA2020 finalists - 9 December 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

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QUESTION

Brokers are frequently credited with ‘going to war’ for their clients at claims stage. Brokers will push the insurer to get an equitable and fair outcome. Is this still the case today, or do you find that insurers are pushing back too?

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