The Informer


Current landscape: are we prepared?

The decline in GDP (0.7% quarter-on-quarter)[1] observed in the first quarter of 2017, combined with the recent downgrade to junk status, cabinet reshuffle and state capture accusations, is putting further strain on an already challenging economic environment.


Changes in the IIG leadership

On 5 May 2017, the Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA) announced #YourIIG’s very own Thokozile Mahlangu as the new CEO of the IISA effective 1 July 2017.


Five best practices in wake of WannaCry

In the world of cybersecurity – particularly for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) – progress tends to be achieved in fits and starts.



Insurance Institute of KwaZulu-Natal – Celebrating 70 years

This year the IIKZN turns 70! We are extremely proud of the milestones we have achieved during the past 70 years. We pride ourselves in providing and maintaining a central organisation for the promotion of efficiency, progress, welfare, knowledge, education and general development among our members.


IISA Educational Update

There has been much movement in the area of education, which particularly affects the insurance industry. Much of these changes affect education nationally and is not particular only to insurance. As much of this happens ‘behind the scenes’ the IISA and IIG have teamed up to share some of these changes in a series of articles through this newsletter.




Where in the world

Past President Justin Naylor

After 13 good years at the Hollard Insurance Company Ltd, I had decided that I needed a change; mostly I was looking for something more entrepreneurial where I could be involved in all aspects of building a business.


Past events

#YourIIG Night Golf

On the 31st May 2017, #YourIIG hosted their annual night golf tournament at Randpark Golf Club. This very picturesque, immaculately conditioned, tree-lined course was a pleasure to play on … even in the dark!


#YourIIG May Motivation Madness

Just what the doctor ordered! A dose of motivation, perfectly scheduled for insurance professionals who face peak time pressure around July renewals. #YourIIG hosted the May Motivational breakfast at Scarlet Ribbon in Greenstone on 25 May 2017.


IIG Mid-Winter Sports

Ready! Set! Play! #YourIIG again created the perfect networking platform, this time for young insurance professionals in celebration of Youth Day. This year’s IIG Mid-Winter Sports took place at Pirates Club in Greenside on the eve of the public holiday.


Upcoming events

IIG Insights – Cyber Risk

Come join #YourIIG @ the IIG Insights focusing on Cyber Risk

Date: 26 June 2017
Venue: GIBS Auditorium
Bookings can be made @ 


IIG Insights – Contract & Wording

Come join #YourIIG @ the IIG Insights focusing on contract and wording

Date: 19 July 2017
Venue: GIBS Auditorium
Bookings can be made @ 

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