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Striving to be first

Renasa recently received an A-Rating from Global Credit Ratings. Kim Forbes spoke to Jonathan Rosenberg about this achievement, their current business strategy and his personal view of being in the short-term insurance industry. COVER: Have…
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Being taken for a ride

The Insured, who was a Chartered Accountant by profession, owned a Jetski watercraft which was insured under a small craft policy. The Insured later decided to dispose of the Jetski and advertised it for sale….
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Claims handling: notification of the claim

This article continues with the series on claims handling.   An important aspect of dealing with a claim is the notification of the claim.   People enter into the contract of insurance to be indemnified when a…
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The Financial Services Board and the consumer

The Financial Services Board has been admirably busy protecting the consumer.  Recent regulations regarding disclosure and remuneration of intermediaries, the way insurers do business through intermediaries and the protection of policyholders from unexpected cancellation of…
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Roadworthiness takes a back seat

It is generally agreed that Spoornet has failed, with the result that road transport had to take up the gap left in transport. The trucking industry is under pressure due to increased competition which has…