Category Archives: Insurance Guide

Cyber Crime: The Next Big Concern For Business Insurance

Maybe it’s just because we all have access to more information than anyone in history ever has, but it seems that the world is in a very uncertain place today. Between the political and economic upheaval of Brexit, the shifting of the global order as evidenced (and in some cases, fuelled) by the 2016 election of Trump, and coups and attempted coups taking place everywhere from Turkey to Zimbabwe, chaos appears to be the order of the […]

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Is Your Home Insurance Policy Winter-ready?

While many parts of South Africa are spared heavy rains – and the attendant threat of flooding – during the cold months, Old Man Winter still presents his own unique set of challenge to the cautious homeowner. Taking into account seasonal considerations is very important when constructing your home insurance policy, and with winter’s chill already settling deep into our bones, now is as good a time as any to think about what extra dangers your home […]

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Common Business Insurance Mistakes

Business insurance is not an optional purchase. Especially not in the 21st century, with its myriad risks that threaten more than just the physical or financial aspects of your enterprise.   With cyber threats, fraud, theft, natural disasters and more, all posing a potential threat to your day-to-day operations, it is imperative that the modern business owner ensure that he or she is prepared for any risk-related eventuality. In practical terms, this means finding the best business […]

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Business Insurance For Your At-home Business

Due to the country’s economic instability and the sometimes-exorbitant cost of rent for commercial spaces, more and more South African start-ups are being run from their owners’ homes. This needn’t be an obstacle to success, but it does mean that special consideration should be taken, with regards your at-home business’ insurance needs.   To ensure the success of your operations, you need to protect your bottom line against the sort of unforeseen disaster that can cripple the […]

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The Most Important Types of Business Insurance in South Africa

The title of this article is a little hyperbolic. At the end of the day, the most important insurance type to you and your business depends entirely upon your individual commercial needs. That said, the business insurance types covered in this post, are important more often than not and should, at the very least, be on the short list of priorities for the prospective business insurance buyer in South Africa. Remember to always consider your particular context, […]

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