August 2019

Continuous Professional Development Session – 12 September

SPEAKER BIOS   PRECIOUS NDULI Head of Technical Marketing and Vitality Drive engagement Discovery Insure Precious Nduli is currently the Head of Technical Marketing and Vitality Drive engagement at Discovery Insure. Her experience spans product development, marketing and corporate strategy. Precious holds a MBA from the University Of Cape Town Graduate School Of Business where Read More

Celebrating strength and uniqueness

In celebration of Women’s Month, FAnews, on behalf of GWII, spoke to a few women who are at the top of their game in the insurance industry, about the challenges and opportunities they have faced, what Women’s Day means to them, how they use their positions to influence change, with some advice. We have come Read More

Opinion piece: Women empowerment will boost SA GDP

At this critical juncture in the history of our Nation, we have an opportunity to make a massive contribution to the upliftment of all South Africans by embracing diversity and empowering women at levels beyond base targets in the workplace, says Sharon Paterson, Chief Executive Officer of Infiniti Insurance. Boosting the workforce We need to Read More

Female role models

In celebration of Women’s Month, FAnews, on behalf of GWII, spoke to a few women about their journeys in the industry and what actions need to be taken to strengthen the talent pipeline and develop and diversify the workforce. Supportive of women in business Early on in my career, there were few strong female role Read More

Women’s Day in South Africa

In South Africa we have a separate, special celebration for women. National Women’s Day falls on 9 August. It is a public holiday and it specifically seeks to celebrate women in society’s contribution to achieving freedom in South Africa – more specifically, to commemorate the actions of women in 1956 to contribute to SA’s drive Read More

The gender gap in female SME ownership in SA

A recent World Bank Report on the micro-, small- and medium business sector (MSME) in South Africa indicated that female ownership of these businesses has declined in the past decade by a whopping ten percent, from 48% in 2008 to just 38% in 2017. It is clear that, rather than following global trend of making Read More

Forget face masks – here is what self-care truly is

Self-care isn’t all face masks, bubble baths, incense, and glitter… The truth is, self-care is a spectrum and can range from the unenjoyable to the pleasurable. We want the benefits of this care without doing the groundwork, and unfortunately, there is no real care without the groundwork, which forces you to dig deep into yourself Read More

Legal Talk: car accidents – claiming compensation

If you have been involved in a car accident and it is not your fault, you may wish to claim compensation for personal injury and/or damage to your vehicle. Kirstie Haslam, partner at DSC Attorneys, answers some common questions about what to do after a car accident. Must I report a car accident to the Read More