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Hollard brings back the fun

The folks at Hollard Insurance have launched their new corporate identity (CI) and brand advertising campaign after a week of storytelling fun for staff members. The campaign will roll out from the end of February and uses radio, print, digital and Out of Home (OOH) platforms that allow the brand the opportunity to communicate messages reflecting Hollard’s diverse product offering, which is a core objective of the refreshed brand positioning campaign.
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Discovery finds new global office

Discovery Holdings will be moving to a new and improved office. The new global head office is said to be complete by 2017, and will be co-owned by Growthpoint and Zenprop. The new office is set to house more employees, as the Sandton campus has grown on average by 6% annually. With more employees, more innovation and more opportunities it is only fitting that more space is built.

Another milestone achieved in East London’s longest standing multiple sports event

East London beaches saw over 4000 people from all of South Africa compete in the 2014 Discovery Surfers Challenge event. The sporting event celebrated its 40th year anniversary, making it the biggest multiple sports event in history. The beach run is a tough one, having to deal with different terrain whilst running from Kwelera beach to Nahoon beach in East London – but this did not stop the 4400 people from participating.

Solid roots to innovative delivery

Oakhurst is a short-term insurer that was started from a need identified for a specialist ‘motor’ insurer. COVER is featuring this innovative insurer in our May issue. Please be sure to get hold of this feature to see how innovatively they are using telematics to provide more value. Also check out COVER’s Working with Wheels section each month, where we bring you up to speed with the latest news and views from the motor vehicle industry.
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Management versus leadership

When management exists without leadership, the company is often unable to change; and when leadership exists without management, the company is only as strong as its charismatic leader. Most of the time, organisations are overstaffed with managers, but lack enough leadership to help them deal with constant change. John P. Kotter and his firm, Kotter International originally published this article on the firm’s website: Enjoy!

Absa bridges the skills gap

Absa has successfully trained the first group of Financial Advisers through the Absa Insurance and Financial Adviser Academy, as part of its skills development and job creation. The first group of the trained Financial Advisers…