Can the SA insurance industry embrace a future of optimism?

Can the SA insurance industry embrace a future of optimism?

Amidst uncertainty and heightened risk, it is natural to feel anxious or pessimistic about the future, but maintaining a sense of perspective and optimism is crucial and empowering. This was the message from the recent annual Elite Wealth Conference, hosted by Elite...

Protecting your valuable memorabilia collections

Protecting your valuable memorabilia collections

Famous memorabilia auctions have attracted many news headlines of late: Recently Michael Jordan’s championship sneakers from the “Dynasty Collection” sold for a whopping $8 million, setting a new global auction record for game-worn sneakers, according to auction house...

Shifts in trends impacting the HNWI market in 2024

Shifts in trends impacting the HNWI market in 2024

The non-life insurance sector is undergoing significant shifts that will impact the affluent market and their insurance needs in 2024. This is the view of Tarina Vlok, MD of Elite Risk Acceptances, a specialist high-net worth insurer and subsidiary of Old Mutual...

And Just Like That… High-end fashion and your insurance

And Just Like That… High-end fashion and your insurance

If you are a collector of couture, you may no doubt be enjoying the hit TV show And Just Like That currently on our screens, which is the reboot of the sexy classic, Sex and the City. While the show celebrates fashion in a flirty, frivolous, and fun way, it does also...

The business of collecting art

The business of collecting art

How to manage, price and insure your most precious possessions Art enthusiasts, collectors and investors may have different motivations for buying paintings or sculptures, but many may need guidance on how to acquire, manage, preserve, protect and, most importantly,...

Mitigating risks in the current environment: An insurance perspective

Mitigating risks in the current environment: An insurance perspective

The insurance industry plays a crucial role in mitigating the impact of growing risks and uncertainties. In this article, Thabile Nyaba, Chief Risk Officer of Old Mutual Insure, President of IRMSA (The Institute of Risk Management South Africa) and Elite Risk Board...

Solar panel installations: What can go wrong?

Solar panel installations: What can go wrong?

Imagine installing a R2.5 million solar operation to power your property, only to have your property destroyed by a fire. “This is the very real risk property owners face if the installation of the solar power solution is not done in accordance with regulation and...