Important Holiday Safety Tips

December is here. Time to relax, recharge, and rewind. Sadly, for some people, leaving their homes for a peaceful December and January getaway can end negatively, when they return to find their house cleaned out, or they fall victim to criminals at their holiday destination. The

Home Insurance: Rebuilding SA’s economy starts at home

As South Africa and its economy continue to push on following the Covid-19 pandemic, taking care of your home should be at the centre of consolidating your own finances. Owning a home is one of the most significant financial responsibilities one can take on. It is essential to ma

Top 6 things for business security this festive season

With the festive season approaching, it is not just residential crime that is a concern. Business-related crimes continue unabated and any business keeping large amounts of cash on the premises presents a definite risk for everyone working there. We encourage business owners to b

You’ve caused a minor car accident – what’s next?

Few of us will get through a lifetime of driving without causing a small car accident or two — whether that’s absent-mindedly nudging the car in front of you during stop-start traffic or failing to notice another parked car behind you when reversing out of your parking spot a

What load shedding means for your insurance in South Africa

Persistent and long power cuts could cause serious damage to consumers’ properties and belongings – leading to various kinds of insurance policies being triggered, says Mtho Maphumulo, a senior associate for Adams & Adams. Load shedding has returned as the new normal, wit

Geoff on TV!

For those of you who have not yet seen this, watch our MD, Geoff Genricks, be interviewed about South Africa’s oldest yacht race, Mossel Bay Race (MBR), which was concluded in the Garden Route Town this last weekend after a gruelling 2-day journey from False Bay. The race h

Cybersecurity Becoming More Important For Small Businesses

During the past two years all businesses, and in particular small enterprises and entrepreneurs, have had to step up in the way they protect their digital and data assets. According to an Accenture report, South African businesses experience 577 cyberattacks per hour at a cost of

Trustees made to pay out of their own pocket

Are you aware that body corporate trustees can be held personally liable for the shortfall in insurance in the case of underinsurance, as a result of an erroneous valuation? But how can this occur if the body corporate has trustee liability cover in place? Let’s have a loo

7 Reasons Why Remote Work is Here to Stay

I wonder if the world has ever experienced such an instant and steep learning curve? There can be no doubt that upheaval of this magnitude will lead to the demise of many things. It’ll also give rise to many others. Both groups (Rise and Demise) will contain things that we will

Covid-19 and General Liability Insurance

Everyone is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and responding in different ways. Businesses across South Africa are rapidly implementing policies to comply with government regulations in an attempt to minimize the spread of the virus. Countless uncertainties arise for t