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The potential of smart contracts in SA insurance

By Yunus Scheepers, Chief Technology Officer at SilverBridge Holdings The global smart contracts market is expected to top the $8.3 million mark by 2030, growing...

Are you adequately insured for building insurance claims?

By: Dr. Deen Letchmiah President of the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) THE past year has brought to the fore the...

Shipping & Logistics: How to guard against cyberattack

By Kate Mollett: Regional Director, Commvault Africa THE shipping and logistics industry is increasingly a target of cybercrime and ransomware attacks, a trend that has...

Post-pandemic world brings heightened risks for shipping

WHILE the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in few direct claims for the marine insurance sector, the impact on the welfare of crews and the boom...

How transporters can lower the cost of spiralling special risk insurance

AFTER the horrific spate of looting and rioting in KZN and Gauteng in July last year, heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) operators were hit by...

KZN floods a major ‘wake-up call’

THE catastrophic flooding in KwaZulu-Natal is a wake-up call for local and national government to ensure that future urban development is integrated and resilient...

Alarming construction industry injury stats revealed

STATISTICS released by the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM) show an alarming number of injuries in the construction industry. In line with the high...

Parliament blaze highlights need for fire protection for heritage buildings

THE fire at the Houses of Parliament in central Cape Town on 2 January has again raised the issue of protecting heritage structures and...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Credit life insurance lifeline for riot-hit bank customers

AS consumers in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng evaluate the impact of the unrest on their employment and household income, FNB is encouraging customers...

Container stow collapses – a South African perspective

By Michael Asherson and Michael Tatham THE world has been gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, the effects of which are likely...

New ‘bespoke’ business insurance for truckers, restaurants and professionals

DISCOVERY Business Insurance has launched four new products it says are tailored to the specific needs of restaurant owners, healthcare professionals, lawyers and accountants,...

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Paper, pulp and forest group delivers better than expected quarterly results

COMMENTING on the group’s results, Sappi CEO Steve Binnie said: “Within the context of subdued underlying market conditions due to the challenging macroeconomic environment...

Workers can be empowered with modern incentive solutions

IN the ever-evolving landscape of workplace safety and employee engagement, the significance of incentivisation cannot be overstated. This is clearly apparent in multiple sectors,...

Last-mile fuel delivery enhanced with state-of-the-art technology

LEADING supplier in bulk tanker fuel transportation and supply chain solutions, Unitrans, is optimising supply chains by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance last-mile fuel...

Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...