Advice from Santam

Advice from Santam

Why you need building insurance and how to switch from your bank

Home advice

If you own a home with the help of a bond, then you are legally bound by the bank to have building insurance in place to protect their investment. But besides being able to pay back your bond should your home be destroyed in a fire, structural insurance also gives you the peace of mind that you will personally be adequately covered.


Consumers still choose Santam as the best South African short-term insurance company

Santam News

Consumers still choose Santam as the best South African short-term insurance company

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.

Hidden costs of starting a new business

Business advice

Hidden costs of starting a new business

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.

Switching insurers: easier than you think

What we do

Switching insurers: easier than you think

Thinking about switching insurance companies? Perhaps you’ve been shopping around for a while. Whatever your reason for changing, the process can be quick and pain free. Read on for our tips on easily changing insurance companies.

5 Ways to get the best deal on a new car

Car advice

5 Ways to get the best deal on a new car

For most of us, a car is one of the biggest purchases we’ll ever make after a house so it’s naturally something you want to get right. It can be easy to get overwhelmed by the thousands of models on offer and various pieces of advice from expert salespeople. That’s why we’ve put together the five important steps to take to ensure that you make a smart buy that is both great on the road easy on your pocket.

How drones are revolutionising crop management and production

Intermediary advice

How drones are revolutionising crop management and production

Drones have become more than simple devices to take pictures from the sky. From package deliveries and logistics to data analysis and content creation, drone-based business opportunities abound.

Ensure you’re safe when storms hit: 10 tips to protect your car and home

Weather

Ensure you’re safe when storms hit: 10 tips to protect your car and home

Large parts of South Africa have been lashed by hail, tornadoes and heavy rains in recent weeks, causing flooding and extensive property damage. For those living in areas prone to extreme weather conditions, Attie Blaauw, Head of Personal Lines Underwriting at Santam – South Africa’s largest insurer – offers some advice to intermediaries and clients on how to lower risks associated with property or personal injuries during these extreme weather events.

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