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Give clients the confidence to fight unexpected cancer costs

Being diagnosed with cervical cancer is an unfortunate reality for many South African women. Sanlam claims statistics have shown that cancer constitutes 60% of severe illness claims over the last six years, demonstrating the increasing importance of financial protection in this area.

Do you have the Will to secure your client’s financial future? 

We are seeing growth in products that offer a “bit of both” ie life and funeral insurance together in one product (Pure Life Plus), with this combination in the more affluent market witnessing a higher sum assured says, Kobus Wentzel, Head of Distribution, 1Life Insurance
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Insurance – Accidents happen: are you covered? 

Accidents happen, and when they do, they often lead to injury. While injuries can be minor, accidents can also cause serious medical complications and...
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The different faces of the modern Financial Adviser

The different faces of the financial adviser changes day-to-day; hour-to-hour and there are many variations. Kobus Wentzel, Head of Distribution at 1Life Insurance explores the face of technology, of the teacher, of advice, of the advocate, of compassion and finally the face of joy.
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When risk products meet real-life needs

Open your mind to new risk product possibilities. Give thought to products with reduced underwriting requirements and combo products. The combination of life and funeral product sales in the more affluent market is seeing a higher sum assured. Is this an option for your clients? Kobus Wentzel, 1Life Insurance

Regulation is the bitter tonic required to protect consumers and to...

Vishnu Naicker, Executive Head Business Assurance at Hollard Life Solutions, believes that the implementation of regulatory change must be operationally efficient, as new regulatory changes can stifle operational efficiency and lower profits.

King Price turns 10, unveils bold expansion plans

Maverick short-term insurer King Price has celebrated its 10th year of doing business by unveiling ambitious growth plans. These include expanding its operations into Denmark and Europe, and launching a fully-fledged life insurance arm.

Digitisation is driving the evolution of new trends that are reshaping...

Farhaana Baartman, Head of Marketing and Customers at Hollard Life Solutions, discusses how the insurance industry has witnessed accelerated digitisation and adoption of smart technologies.

Change is good, provided you don’t change what you stand for

Since disrupting South Africa’s insurance industry just over 24 years ago, OUTsurance’s growth has been nothing short of remarkable. Blue Chip spent some time with Danie Matthee, OUTsurance Chief Executive Officer.

Consolidated insurance products in the SA market

In this article, Malose Mabye, Senior Manager for Mass Markets at Hollard Life Solutions, discusses the benefits of consolidated insurance products and looks at the unique and innovative attributes of consolidation in the South African insurance industry.