What's Happening?

In the news | Friday, 31 August 2018



The FIA strives to keep abreast with the constant evolution of the consumer, business and legislative landscape. In line with ensuring that our members are up to date with current affairs, here are the top stories from the industry this week.


  • Bigger, better and broader…Book now for the #FIASummit2018
    The 2018 FIA Broker Advice Summit is approaching and we’re excited to share, learn and discover with you on the 12th October 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre. Read more

  • Vacancy: A Rand Regional manager to join the FIA
    We currently seek a Rand Regional manager to promote the interests of the FIA within the insurance industry, in particular the branches resulting in membership growth and overall value to members. Read more

FA news:

  • Is the scene being set for countless legal challenges?
    In June, the Minister of Health – Doctor Aaron Motsoaledi – released the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill for public comment. At the same briefing, he also spoke extensively about the National Health Insurance (NHI) and how it will be practically implemented. Read more

  • An erroneous “stop order” causes confusion
    Policies are written on two bases: “claims made” or “claims occurring” (sometimes also “claims arising” or “losses occurring”). The basis between the two simple terms, in policy wording, can be a determining factor of whether a claim gets rejected or not. Read more