Blockchain technology is heralded as the biggest symbol of the fourth industrial revolution and the next big disruptor for many industries, including insurance. While still in its infancy, this ‘business unusual’ technology can streamline paperwork, increase data security and save businesses costs by cutting out time consuming claims processes. We look at all the ways in which blockchain technology will benefit you – especially so-called ‘smart contracts’.
Insurance companies promise a lot of things. That they’re faster and cheaper than the next guy. Or that they’ll always be there for you. At Santam, we’ve always said that we do insurance good and proper. Insurance with no ifs, no buts and no maybes. Insurance that looks for reasons to pay you, rather than reasons not to.
Starting a business is probably one of the most exciting things you’ll do in your lifetime. The freedom of doing your own thing is priceless, yet many entrepreneurs cite cash flow troubles as one of their biggest challenges. We’ve put together a list of common burdens to watch out for as you budget for your new venture.
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We live in interesting times. A time of invention where our homes are controlled by smart devices, cars drive themselves, and deliveries are done by drones. It makes you wonder: in a world where things go wrong, wouldn’t you rather be with the insurer that makes it right? If you are considering switching insurers, speak to your broker, get a quote now or call us on 0860 444 444.
Choosing the right insurance for your home and possessions is really important. How would you replace everything in your house if it was destroyed or stolen?
Selling your vehicle privately could get you more cash. But, for some, life’s too short to field calls and do weekend test-drives. A trade-in is a much more convenient option: you have an abundance of dealerships and vehicles to choose from and they make everything easy and hassle-free for you.
Thunder storms, hail, heavy rain and flooding are all part of the seasonal weather patterns in the summer rainfall areas of South Africa. But sudden and severe weather events present increased dangers and risks to motorists and pedestrians alike.