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ILASA and Ethics

The Institute of Loss Adjusters (ILASA) has a broad Code of Conduct comprising four main principles: high standards of skill and etiquette; a relationship with the principal of trust, confidence and good faith and the…
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We are all part of a bigger industry

Jurie Erwee spoke to COVER, sharing his thoughts on intermediation and adding value in difficult times. In challenging times client retention is as important as signing on new clients and growing market share. This is…
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Why use a Broker?

Today’s short-term insurance products offer many excellent and innovative benefits and features. These are often overlooked because the main focus is on the price of the product. Price is, especially in today’s economic climate, an…
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The fake on the wall

As the value of South African art increases, more works by local artists are starting to be targeted by forgers, a fact that investors need to be aware of in order to avoid being fooled….
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Commercial Insurance

Most businesses of all sizes are facing tough economic conditions. This puts added pressure on short-term brokers who have to ensure that their clients remain sufficiently covered while being vigilant regarding cost-cutting on risk management…
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ILASA and continued Professional development

The current focus of the Institute of Loss Adjusters (ILASA) is on Education and last month’s article revolved around the attainment of qualifications for Loss Adjusters via the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Tool. A…
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In favour of the Insurer

Unroadworthy vehcles The Insured operated a transport business. During July 2008 one of the Insured’s mechanical horse and trailer combinations was involved in a collision, whilst carrying a load of fertiliser. Two persons were killed…
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Don't let catastrophe ruin your business

While there has been a rapid growth in the number of small or medium-sized businesses in South Africa over the last few years, up to 80% of these go out of business within the first…