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RISKSA Wired: will the crime stats match the insurance ones?

September is crime statistics month - but, asks RISKSA Wired, the newsletter for RISKSA magazine, will the numbers released by government match those of the South African Insurance Crime Bureau (SAICB)?

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D&O liability cover: an essential safety net for companies (and their people)

Directors and officers (D&O) liability cover shouldn’t be a grudge purchase for any company – it’s actually a comfort purchase. The grudge would come with having to pay a hefty liability claim. So says Warwick Goldie, head of Hollard’s Specialist Liabilities and an expert on insuring the kinds of liabilities companies and their managements face.

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COVERconnect: calling it on the interest rate

Well, COVER editor Tony van Niekerk called it correctly in today’s COVERconnect, the magazine’s newsletter: Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus and her expert colleagues have decided to keep the repo rate at 5.75%.

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GWII discussion on women in insurance: mentorship, diversity training essential

Mentorship – the support and counsel of someone else, in building one’s career – is critical for the advancement women in the insurance industry. Also, diversity training – for both men and women – should be a focal point of every company’s training offering. This were key takeouts from a panel discussion hosted this morning by Gauteng Women in Insurance (GWII).

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