Press Releases

  • Price Forbes and partners opens new South African premises

    NEWS RELEASE MARCH 2014   PHOTO CAPTION:  FROM L-R WARREN BOLTTLER, CEO OF PFP INSURANCE BROKERS, GARETT ENDEBURG, PRICE FORBES & PARTNERS, THEO PAUW, CHAIRMAN PFP INSURANCE BROKERS AND PATRICK PILLAI, COMMERCIAL HEAD PFP INSURANCE BROKERS   PRICE FORBES AND PARTNERS OPENS NEW SOUTH AFRICAN PREMISES     Wednesday 26 February saw the official opening of the new Sandton offices

    Read more
    0
  • Sterkfontein Cave closed temporarily to allow for routine stability tests

    MEDIA RELEASE FOR PR NEWSWIRE FROM CLIENT WITS UNIVERSITY ATTENTION: NEWS EDITORS DATE: TUESDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2014 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: STERKFONTEIN CAVE CLOSED TEMPORARILY TO ALLOW FOR ROUTINE STABILITY TESTS The University of the Witwatersrand and Maropeng a’Afrika Leisure (Pty) Ltd announced today that the Sterkfontein Cave will be closed to visitors for the next 6 -7 weeks, in order

    Read more
    0
  • What to do when your car overheats

    Media release January 2014   What to do when your car overheats With most of the country experiencing unusually high temperatures this summer, it’s inevitable that some of us may run the risk of getting stuck on the side of the road due to a car that has overheated.  “While it is rare for modern vehicles to overheat in hot

    Read more
    0
  • Employee development essential in a new workplace

    Media release February 2014   Employee development essential in a new workplace Employees who feel their employers aren’t investing in their continuous professional development are far more likely to think about leaving to pursue better opportunities than those who are given this opportunity.   So, why are some companies dragging their feet and refusing to invest enough in their employee

    Read more
    0
  • ADT and SAPS nab thieves in Founders View

    Media release February 2014   ADT and SAPS nab thieves in Founders View Three suspects were apprehended after showing up on CCTV monitors while ransacking a property in Wakefield Road. Around 22:30 on 6 February the suspects jumped over the perimeter fence and climbed onto the roof where they cut open the corrugated iron with a bolt cutter and broke

    Read more
    0
  • Be cautious when buying group deals for car services

    Media release January 2014   Be cautious when buying group deals for car services     There is no end to the number of sites you can join offering group deals, but, cautions Les Mc Master, Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), be aware that some group deals, especially relating to car servicing, may not be all they

    Read more
    0
  • Why all social media isn’t for everyone

    Media release January 2014   Why all social media isn’t for everyone By Thandi Guilherme, User Experience Designer at NATIVE Has it ever pained you that your favourite toilet paper brand doesn’t have a Facebook page? Does it annoy you that your breakfast cereal doesn’t tweet? No? Me neither. There are many good reasons to be on social media: to

    Read more
    0
  • Tackle renewable energy risks with specialist insurance know-how

    Media release January 2014   Tackle renewable energy risks with specialist insurance know-how By Warren Bolttler, CEO of PFP Insurance Brokers In a concerted   attempt to address the power shortage in the country and take advantage of the abundant natural resources, the South African government has recently approved a R33.3 billion investment into 17 renewable energy projects housed under the

    Read more
    0
  • Know what you are trying to achieve with telematics data

    Media Release February 2014   KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TRYING TO ACHIEVE WITH TELEMATICS DATA   An international survey conducted by SSP with 27 of the top international insurers showed that how insurers analyse and interpret the data generated by telematics depends on their specific objectives.   Competitive pricing, improved underwriting and lower claims ratios were rated as the top

    Read more
    0
  • Keep calm and stay alive

    Media release January 2014   Keep calm and stay alive Being assaulted by armed robbers in your home is never something you can plan or prepare for. “How you act when threatened however may very well determine the outcome of events for both yourself and your family. When faced with an armed robber, it’s important to remember that the one

    Read more
    0
  • Digitalisation will force insurers to become more agile

    JANUARY 2014 MEDIA RELEASE Digitalisation will force insurers to become more agile   Leading international research group, Gartner, has identified digitalisation as one of the primary strategic objectives for insurers over the next 2 years. CIOs face significant pressures to quickly deliver measurable business outcomes from their IT investments, however, the majority of legacy modernisation programs not only present a

    Read more
    0
  • Shift to usage-based insurance accelerates

    Media release February 2014     SHIFT TO USAGE-BASED INSURANCE ACCELERATES     There is growing evidence that usage-based motor insurance is now on the brink of widespread industry-wide adoption in the UK and Europe, but are insurers really ready for the business impact? What lessons can be learnt by South African insurers who have not yet ridden this wave?

    Read more
    0