Coronavirus and its effects on international trade and insurance
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:03:43 -0600
The deadly novel coronavirus outbreak (2019-CoV) has resulted in passenger and cargo ships being quarantined around the world, partial and complete travel bans to parts of China and shipping and airlines being unable or unwilling to deliver cargo to the contractual destination.
Negligent failure to perform caesarean section in time (UK)
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 05:53:27 -0600
The claimant, suing the UK National Health Service, had a medical history of having undergone two caesarean sections and a tear to her womb. Her fourth pregnancy was therefore regarded as high risk and her treatment plan provided for an elective caesarean section.
Risk challenges and economic outlook set to make 2020 another challenging year
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 06:04:06 -0600
Opinion by Gary Jack, Country President of Chubb Insurance South Africa. Businesses are facing a number of major challenges as we start 2020: Global growth is slowing, Middle East tensions are rising and concerns about trade remain.
Euler Hermes Global Insolvency Index: Insolvencies expected to rise by 4% in South Africa
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 06:00:12 -0600
The upward trend in business insolvencies continued in 2019 for the third time in a row: +9% year on year, according to Euler Hermes Global Insolvency Index, which covers 44 countries that account for 87% of global GDP
This year, business failures will rise again for the fourth consecutive year: +6% year on year
Asia will be the key contributor to the rise in insolvencies, while Western Europe will see an increase in most countries.
NATSURE JOINS COMPASS INSURE PARTNERS
Sat, 01 Feb 2020 10:10:38 -0600
Natsure Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd (Natsure), announced today that they are partnering with Compass Insurance Company Limited (Compass Insure). Effective 1 April 2020 they will operate as an Underwriting Manager on behalf of Compass Insure.
CIB Broker Awards 2019, a celebration to remember!
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 19:14:30 -0600
Click Here to watch our Interview with CIB, Wilhelm von La Chevallerie
Friday, 8th November, CIB celebrated their 25th birthday for the final time this year at their annual Broker awards held at The Ivy Champagne Garden.
Allianz Risk Barometer 2020: Business interruption top peril for companies in Africa and the Middle East
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:59:26 -0600
9th annual survey on top business risks attracts record participation of 2,700+ experts from over 100 countries
Business interruption ranks as the top risk in Africa and the Middle East and is a key challenge with digitalization and civil unrest creating new causes of disruption and loss of income
Cyber incidents have become more damaging and expensive for companies and often result in lawsuits and litigation after the event
Changes in legislation and regulation, Climate change are increasing concerns for companies in the region.
1Life highlights that growth isn’t always easy… but it’s worth it, in new brand advert
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:47:39 -0600
However you choose to grow
Monday, 27 January 2020, 1Life, the leading direct life insurer, yesterday launched its new brand advert However you choose to grow highlighting that while change is inevitable, growth is a choice.
Cyber attackers’ home in on South African businesses
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:45:23 -0600
Ransomware industry flourishes in SA while business are largely unprepared for the business interruption and financial fallout of a breach
In a recent Carte Blanche episode, the investigative news programme revealed that South Africa had faced a number of major cyberattacks during 2019 one of the affected organisations included the Civil Aviation Authority which was hit in July 2019.
SELECTING THE WRONG DIRECTORS FOR THE SOE AND SOC BOARDS HAS BEEN DISASTROUS
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:37:23 -0600
By Terrance M. Booysen and peer reviewed by Jene Palmer CA(SA) (CGF Lead Independent Consultant)
As most South Africans eagerly awaited some reprieve from a year of constant and negative bombardment, be this over matters such as a massively contracted economy, rising unemployment, state capture, rising corruption and the threat of expropriation of property without compensation, many had hoped to return from their annual vacation rested, and hopeful to hear some positive news.
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