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Reinsurance sector seeks disruptors for global collaborative competition. 

Entrepreneurship is not an occupation. It’s a way of thinking. A mind-set that spurs change and fuels opportunity.  The Journey Re Reinsurance Reinvented Competition aims to unearth the global talent and  solutions that will define reinsurance going forward. It starts in March 2016. It is open to anyone who believes they have the talent to […]

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Amid Tough Local Economic Environment, Professionals Considering Global Assets – Graduate Professional Survey 

Given the reduced economic growth prospects for South Africa, more than half of the professionals surveyed in the latest PPS Professional Confidence Index (PCI) would consider including global assets as part of their diversified portfolios. 59% of the respondents indicated that if they increase their investments this year they are more likely to increase their […]

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Tips for newly employed graduates 

Between 10 and 12 million young Africans enter the job market every year and yet the employment opportunities available are less than half of this number. These statistics, cited at the 2015 World Economic Forum by the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, prove that it is becoming increasingly challenging for young graduates to find employment in the […]

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Young talent showcase fuelled by Fulcrum 

It’s no secret that young people in our industry are multi-talented and dynamic and that their energy, enthusiasm and passion are contagious. While these are essential traits for building a successful career (in any industry), there are two additional elements that can propel young talent from good to great: mentorship and coaching. Our team at […]

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GENRIC scholarship – time to get applying 

The GENRIC Youth Foundation Trust (GYFT) kicked off the year by sponsoring its first two beneficiaries, two South African teens. With the year rocketing all too quickly towards its end, its time to get the applications in for next year. Zanele Mbanjwa, a grade 10 pupil from Alexandra High School in Pietermaritzburg, and Ricardo Brandon […]

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CAREER FOCUS: Insurance Underwriting – SA Demand. Global Opportunities 

Insurance has for many years had a bad rap and a reputation for being stuffy and boring, only employing little grey men in little grey suits; a serious image problem to be sure. But the tides are turning… Although many people still believe insurance is about cars and houses – there is a growing consensus […]

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Young Talent Showcase – Part 3 

Since launching this feature in October 2014, we’ve featured a host of young movers and shakers in the industry, and this particular feature will be no different. In this issue, we shine the spotlight on Christelle Fourie, managing director at MUA Insurance Acceptances, who at the tender (yet ripe) age of 25, impressively held the […]

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Young Talent Showcase – Part 2 

It is often said that our industry is one big family, and that is genuinely what it feels like. In our second ‘Young talent showcase fueled by Fulcrum’ we take a look at those within the industry who come from a line of family members who found their way into the field of insurance and […]

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Young Talent Showcase – Part 1 

Fulcrum is a firm believer that people and passion fuel an industry and that young talent is an essential driver in any field. It’s for this reason that we have teamed up with RISKSA to run a feature showcasing the young talent that is driving and inspiring their workforce. This feature will run in RISKSA […]

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Perseverance pays when writing FAIS 

A group of learners who recently participated in one of the FAIS Regulatory Exam workshops sponsored by INSETA FAIS Exams are hard, but perseverance pays off Sandra Dunn, INSETA CEO, says that if you don’t pass the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act (FAIS) exams the first time around then perseverance, discipline and the right training […]


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