Knowledge is power: why South African youth need an insurance education

Franklin D Roosevelt wisely said: “We cannot always build the future for the youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”

Our technological and digital landscape is evolving incredibly fast. This has radically changed the nature of the risk landscape, specifically for the youth of South Africa.

Cutting costs to survive a recession: leave business insurance for last

It seems as if 99.9% of South Africans are having the same conversation – on repeat – with friends, partners and colleagues. It centers around our collective anxiety about whispers of an upcoming recession, rising petrol and food prices, and what the uncertainty regarding global financial markets means for our standard of living, our jobs, and our business.

KZN floods: how the insurance industry can better prepare for the next one

The devastating floods that rocked KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) in April 2022 were some of the worst experienced in recent history. Over 450 people lost their lives, hundreds of homes were destroyed, and businesses experienced monstrous losses across the board. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were the hardest hit because of insufficient insurance coverage and preparedness.

Dominic Booysen – Team Profile

Fulcrum Team Profile Dominic Booysen Dominic Booysen Portfolio Manager Share this Profile. Question: What was your dream job when you were young? Dominic: My dream job when I was very young was to become a train driver. I was completely fascinated with trains from a very young age. I must admit, if given the opportunity […]

Valencia McIntosh – Team Profile

Valecia has worked in the Premium Finance industry for over 6 years, gaining valuable experience in the management of client portfolios and in fostering and managing client relations.

Maintaining the human touch as AI takes hold

Disruption caused by COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by fast-tracking digitisation, as the world had to adjust to accommodate remote workforces, expand digital capabilities to support distribution and upgrade its online channels.