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25 February 2022

Mining rehabilitation regulations nearing finality but one stumbling block remains

The Minerals Council South Africa, representing the mining industry, and the Department of Environmental Affairs have been consulting and negotiating […]

18 February 2022

Guardrisk credit rating reaffirmed

The Guardrisk Group has had its credit ratings reaffirmed by Moody’s Investors Services. The group’s local businesses, Guardrisk Life and […]

7 February 2022

ART trends in 2022

While the global economy is showing green shoots of recovery, dwindling reinsurance capacity and increased premiums, typical of hardening markets, […]

26 January 2022

Will insurers and reinsurers ask for employees’ vaccination profiles at EB renewals?

With death claims soaring in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, employer and fund schemes offering employee benefits (EB) have […]

2 December 2021

Guardrisk provides structured, tailor-made solutions for financial provisioning for mining rehabilitation

While government has yet to finalise its regulatory requirements relating to the rehabilitation of land disturbed by mining, the mining […]

7 October 2021

Chatbots are making their mark in the insurance world

Chatbots are an efficient and cost-effective way of communicating with customers 24/7 via their preferred channel. In simple terms, a […]

7 May 2021

Demand for medical aid gap cover is on the rise

Although gap cover has been around since the late 90’s, the demand for this type of cover has increased significantly […]

19 April 2021

Guardrisk awarded SA’s first microinsurance cell captive licence

In an exciting development, which will provide the ideal vehicle to fast-track transformation in the insurance sector, Guardrisk has been granted SA’s first microinsurance cell captive licence by the Financial Sector Prudential Authority.

16 April 2021

Don’t let underinsurance come back to bite you when you claim!

The application of average is an age-old insurance principle, which is often not known (or understood) until it’s too late! […]

20 October 2020

Guardrisk’s 2020 Business Report

Guardrisk’s 2020 Business Report is now available – click here to see the report…

4 August 2020

Telkom launches life insurance business with Guardrisk

On 1 August 2020 Telkom launched Telkom Financial Services, which includes a life insurance business that will initially sell funeral […]

28 July 2020

Guardrisk provides support to businesses in the tourism and hospitality sector

Two weeks ago, Guardrisk announced that we were looking for ways to provide support to businesses in the tourism and […]

14 July 2020

Guardrisk explores relief for claimants, will separately appeal court ruling

The devastation that the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown regulations have and continue to wreak on us as a society is unprecedented. The extraordinary scale of the economic fallout in South Africa resulting from this, has reaffirmed that we, as Guardrisk, have an important role to play in helping people to navigate through this difficult time…

22 April 2020

Cell captives are insurance innovation hubs

The cell captive structure was pioneered in South Africa in 1993; today South Africa’s two largest cell captive insurers occupy […]

27 March 2020

COVID-19 Impact Update

Dear valued clients, brokers and associates, Today South Africa starts the 21 day national lockdown declared by the president to combat […]

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