Industry Insights

Default regulations: a watershed moment?

By Kobus Hanekom – Head: Strategy, Governance and Compliance

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Calculating the costs and efficiencies of your retirement fund

By Kobus Hanekom, Head: Strategy, Governance and Compliance

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Addressing Communication through generations

By Avishal Seeth, Branch Head: Gauteng and Principal Consultant

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Financial Literacy and Pension Reforms

By Dirk Oosthuizen, Head: Research, Development and Implementation

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The real cost of buying that dream car on credit

By Ryan Campbell-Harris, Associate Actuary

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national budget review 2017

The big question as we approached the 2017 Budget proposals, was how the Minister of Finance would raise the additional 28 billion Rand needed to balance the Budget.

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The impact of investment style on the retirement outcomes of members

By Nomnini Mngqibisa, Associate Investment Consultant

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DISCUSSION PAPER ON COMPREHENSIVE SOCIAL SECURITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

A year ago the union movement called for the T-Day legislation to be scrapped or postponed. As a result the measures requiring compulsory annuitisation for provident fund members was postponed to 1 March 2018 to give the parties more time to consult. The consultation process has been slow and we understand that little progress has been made to date. One of the demands made by the union movement is that the T-Day measures can only be considered in the context of holistic social security reform.

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NATIONAL BUDGET REVIEW 2016

In the 2016 budget speech, the Minister of Finance made a number of far-reaching proposals that are relevant to the employee benefits industry.

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Government Postpones Compulsory Annuitisation

In a statement released on 16 February 2016 the Minister of Finance indicated that Government was willing to be flexible on the implementation of compulsory annuitisation. This was done in an attempt to find solutions to the concerns raised by Cosatu and other trade unions relating to the implementation of T-Day on 1 March 2016

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