Category Archives: News

11 May

Kush Padia – New Chief Financial Officer

Dear Brolink Colleagues I am extremely happy to announce the appointment of Kush Padia effective 20 April 2017, as Chief Financial Officer at Brolink. Kush Padia is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. He studied his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Johannesburg, following which he joined Ernst and Young . While at Ernst

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10 Mar

See your business through 2017

The beginning of the year is the perfect opportunity to give your business insurance portfolio a good review and clean-up. When you’re in the thick of running your business, and tending to day-to-day work responsibilities, it’s easy to leave aspects such as insurance simply to ‘tick’ over, but that could leave you compromised as your

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06 Mar

Short-Term Insurance Premium Collection – Now and in Future

There appears to be some confusion regarding the collection of short-term insurance premiums. This is understandable, given the various amendments to the STIA, the implementation of the Financial Sector Regulation Act, the recent amendments to the regulations and comments made regarding certain proposals in the Retail Distribution Review Updates.

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02 Mar

How to estimate your start-up costs

When starting your own business, you don’t need millions to make millions. The Big Blue retail chain started as a flea market stall; while billion rand sport supplement business USN was launched from a kitchen. What you need is a clear picture of the costs of doing business, so you don’t experience cash flow problems

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22 Feb

Howard John appointed as CEO of Brolink

Howard John has been appointed as CEO of Brolink. His predecessor, Clipstone Webber, who founded the business in 1994, has retired from day-to-day operations, but is still involved as executive chairman.

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20 Jan

Proper record keeping is vital for brokers

A recent case was brought to the attention of the Ombudsman for Financial Advisors and Intermediary Services following the apparent failure of a financial services provider or broker to update the sum insured under the business interruption section of a client’s short-term insurance policy. This once again highlights the importance for all insurance brokers to

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15 Dec

Brolink Long Service Awards

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our employees with their long years of service. We truly appreciate the commitment that you have shown to our company. It is an exceptional achievement – when so many years have been devoted consistently to hard work, cheerful cooperation & dedication. It is a record anyone

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02 Dec

Ten ways to lower home insurance costs

It’s better to be safe than sorry and so, when it comes to home insurance, this translates into “it’s better to pay a little for a while, than wait for something to happen and waste a ton of money at once”.

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22 Nov

Never underestimate hacker power

Cyber specialists and IT professionals are modern-day pioneers, whose daily challenge is not to underestimate the threat from hackers to data – the bedrock of the modern commercial world.

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