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Hallo. Sawubona. Goeie dag. Molo. Dumela

May is Africa Month and we are all part of this beautiful country. Together we can make it even more beautiful. Good luck to all our members writing exams - hard work definitely pays off. To the members who have finished writing we know you will pass with flying colours.

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To our Supermoms - we trust that you were spoilt on Mothers' Day. As usual check our calendar of events for our next exciting function ! Have a fabulous month.


To find out, continue reading to the end of the newsletter.
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Dear Valued Members,

Please note the RISK SA Better Business Breakfast – Bonds & Surety which was scheduled for the 14 May 2015 has been cancelled.

And so the planning begins for the second half of the year!

We do seem to have quite a busy calendar for June. Upcoming Education as follows :

10/06/2015 – Insurance Bootcamp – Business Interruption – at this stage, details are available on the RISKSA website

Also in June, Charmaine Koch of the Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA) will be providing us with IISA updates at an Information Breakfast Forum. This session is aimed at Management, HR and Compliance

Please save the above dates and we will release further information as soon as they become available.

Until next month.....stay safe and our best wishes go with you always Your Education Team....Vanitha, Lynda, Santha, Vincent & Tamara


AIG Soccer/Cricket

This very popular event (was over-subscribed within days of the entry form becoming available) took place at the Action Arena Centre in Durban North on the 8/5/2015.

Ten teams took part and from the report backs received everyone had a great time with the eventual winners (after some extremely hard fought tussles) being the team from ALEXANDER FORBES.

Once again a BIG THANK YOU must go to AIG for their generous sponsorship and I have no doubt this event will only get bigger and better next time.

"SAVE THE DATE" - IISA Information Breakfast Session
Wednesday, 24/06/2015 at Westville Country Club
Presented by Charmaine Koch of the IISA.

Topics to be discussed will include :
  • Qualification changes and comparison
  • Membership update and benefits (corporate vs professional vs general)
  • CPD update (including FSB update on CPD and what about RE2)
  • New projects – winning teams
  • IISA publication (info to hand out)
  • Any other topic you might want covered, or questions you receive from members
  • Target Audience – HR, Management, Compliance


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  • Spam filter - This would be due to the email appearing in the users junk mail.
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Please check to see that the e-mails are not in either the Spam Filter or Block List.

Membership 2015

CONTACT PERSON: Tamara Moutsatsos (031) 566 6679

2015 Membership fee increase: Please note effective January 2015 membership fees will increase from the current R50.00 to R75.00 per annum

The benefits of being an IIKZN member are:

  • Networking events with fellow members of the Insurance Industry
  • Various social and sporting activities arranged by IIKZN
  • Educational experiences with relevance to the insurance subjects and general industry information, in the form of events; keeping abreast of study route information and industry developments, with guidance from the IISA.
  • Recognition as an affiliation to an Institute
  • Recognition of academic and skills qualifications
In addition you will receive a monthly newsletter with details of forthcoming events and feedback on previous events held. You will also be kept informed via a variety of media platforms. Please remember to advise us if you change your employment/company, so that we may update your details on our database. Note: your membership follows you, so if your current company paid your membership, after which you change company, your membership remains in force until the next renewal, after which your new company will be responsible for the following year's membership payment.

Please CLICK HERE to download the application form.

Please CLICK HERE to download and check your membership number.


Insurance Bootcamp - Business Interruption 2015/06/10 Westville Country Club
IIKZN Nibble & Network 2015/06/26 Durban Ski Boat Club
IISA Information Breakfast Session 2015/06/24 Westville Country Club
The Insurance Conference - Africa rising 2015/07/26-29 Sun City
IIKZN Wellness Day Women's Month 2015/08 TBC
Lion of Africa/IIKZN/DIGS Golf Day 2015/08/21 Beachwood Golf Club
Santam "Minute to Win it" 2015/07/08 Westville Civic Centre
Education Workshop - Social Networking 2015/08 TBC
Insurance Bootcamp - Engineering (Contractors Plant) 2015/09/03 TBC
Egoli Golf Challenge 2015/10/27 Free State
Education Workshop - GPA & Stated Benefits 2015/09 TBC
IIKZN Education Awards Lunch 2015/10 TBC
Zurich Ten Pin Bowling 2015/10 TBC
Mutual & Federal Quiz 2015/11 TBC
IIKZN Annual Gala Dinner 2015/11/12 Greyville Race Course
Marsh Lawn Bowles 2015/11 Northlands Bowling Club

Calling back the past

The mystery person in the earlier photo is :

Hans Lind – currently FNB Insurance Brokers but previously Guardian National Insurance Co Ltd

Marlize Shelton
HIC Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd
20A Village Road,
Kloof 3640
Tel: 031 764 1412
Kim Henderson
Lion of Africa Insurance Co Ltd
No 9 Frosterley Crescent
Armstrong Avenue
La Lucia Ridge 4051
Tel: 031 566 6679

Please CLICK HERE for council details.

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