What homeowners need to know about gas appliances and their insurance

Homeowners with gas appliances stand the chance to have insurance claims denied if it is found that their appliances did not meet the safety requirements set by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) and the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of South Africa (LPGSASA). This is according to Marike van Niekerk, Legal and Compliance […]

Unpaid Debit Orders: The Painful Consequences

When clients experience financial stress, unpaid debit orders may occur. In a recent matter, the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance found in favour of an insurer for repudiating a claim due to an unpaid premium. The client missed a premium payable by debit order due to insufficient funds in his account after he had been dismissed […]