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Safety tips for the Festive Season
Hybrid Working Office Protection Tips

As hybrid working environments born of the impact of Covid-19 take shape across many businesses, they present some unintended consequences, especially where one’s insurance is concerned. Every business owner needs to be a risk manager – prevention is always better than cure...

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Safety tips for the Festive Season
Road-Trip Safety Tips

South Africa’s beauty is not only in the mosaic of landscapes, cultures, and cuisines, it is also in its heritage and people. Whether its breath-taking views from mountaintops, walking on the beach, enjoying the countryside, exploring heritage sites, viewing the wildlife or simply inhaling nature’s goodness...

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Safety tips for the Festive Season
Gas Safety at Home

With most South African consumers still checking their load-shedding schedules, the use of gas appliances has increased quite a bit over the past few months. Whether you’re considering buying a gas stove or have already purchased a gas heater to ward off the winter chill, there are several safety considerations you need to take into account when you have your gas appliances installed.

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Safety tips for the Festive Season
Hollard Highway Heroes

The “Hollard Highway Heroes” is a competition run by Hollard Trucking, a division of Hollard Insure, to identify and richly reward the best truck drivers in the country. The competition is held annually and offers substantial cash rewards and other prizes to encourage truck drivers to drive responsibly.

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Safety tips for the Festive Season
Safety tips for the Festive Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Festive decorations are lighting up window displays; store aisles are lit with fairy lights, and malls show off ribbons and reindeers. There is an excitement in the air as children finish school and families prepare to go on holiday. Even at work, employees are focussing on completing projects to enjoy their long overdue vacation.

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
Data Breach

De Wet De Villiers Brokers received confirmation of a data breach at QSURE (Pty) Ltd

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
Lightning and Insurance

According to Property24, South Africa has one of the highest lightning ground strike densities in the world.

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
File your crash report online!

You no longer have to stand in long queues at the Police Station to report an accident. Instead, you can file your own report online on the National Traffic Information System website.

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
WARNING! Cyber Security

For the protection of yourself, your company and your employees - never enter your email address, or username, or password on websites in order to download proof of payments, remittances, receipts or the like.

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
Tracker Scam

De Wet De Villiers Brokers was recently informed by Tracker of a car theft scam which is being used by a syndicate in South Africa.

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
Covid-19: Way Forward

We are facing an extremely difficult and unprecedented period in our country and in fact globally, however, we will strive to do everything possible in order to service and assist our clients in any way possible.

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
The National Veld and Forest Fire Act

Fires, especially uncontrolled run-away bush fires, are not only a risk to life, but also to property, the environment, businesses, livelihood, and even tourism.

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Vehicle accident scenes: Imperative information for insurance purposes
Sasria Rate Review and Minimum Premium Increases

Sasria SOC Limited (Sasria) is “a state-owned company and the only short-term insurer that provides cover to all the people and businesses that have assets in South Africa, as well as to government entities, against special risks such as civil commotion, public disorder, strikes, riots and terrorism.”

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Womens Day 2019
Womens Day 2019

At De Wet De Villiers Brokers, all our employees are valuable. However, we wish to make a special mention of the amazing women who dedicate their valuable time to helping us service our clients.

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Rugby World Cup 2019 Match Schedule
Rugby World Cup 2019 Match Schedule

The Rugby World Cup 2019 is kicking off on Friday, 20 September 2019.

For your convenience we have prepared a Rugby World Cup 2019 match schedule with local playing times.

Please feel free to download it:

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Cyber Alert: Phishing and Spoofing
Cyber Alert: Phishing and Spoofing

Cyber-crime has risen tremendously over the years, with cyber-criminals continuously looking for new ways to defraud victims. The main motive behind cyber-crime is financial gain, and evidently large losses in terms of money and protected information. It involves any crime that is committed using a computer, network, or hardware device.

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The Ins and Outs of Travel Insurance
The Ins and Outs of Travel Insurance

When traveling, the last thing we want to worry about is loss of luggage, cancellation (should you not be able to travel due to medical reasons), curtailment, personal liability, medical emergencies, and accidental death or disablement abroad. Luckily, travel insurance provides you with cover for all of the above, allowing you to sit back, relax and enjoy your personal or business trip with complete peace of mind.

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The ABCs of Cycling Insurance
The ABCs of Cycling Insurance

The cycling industry has boomed over the last few years, with the two-wheeled machine adapting to every social presence, need and niche under the sun. And, with bicycles and cycling equipment easily reaching the same value as cars these days, it has become even more important to ensure that you and your bicycle are adequately covered.

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Spring Clean Your Insurance
Spring Clean Your Insurance

Spring has a way of reminding us of new beginnings, fresh perspectives, renewal, growth, and sometimes doing away with the old. More aptly named spring cleaning, this feel-good process helps us get things shipshape just before the summer holidays. So, what better time than to ensure your insurance is also spick-and-span?

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Insurance best practice for winter months
Insurance best practice for winter months

With winter slowly weaving its way towards South African shores, we can soon expect early morning frost, icy breezes and chilly homes. Even though the country is known for its fairly pleasant weather, locals know that temperatures can still drop below freezing. And as winter’s bite sets in, we pull our heaters from storage, we take longer hot and leisurely showers and wrap our hands around cup-after-cup of hot beverage.

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The Ins and Outs of Personal All Risk Insurance
The Ins and Outs of Personal All Risk Insurance

We all have valuable possessions that we take with us when we leave our home. These items, which are usually expensive, are generally not included in your normal home contentsinsurance policies. It can include anything from jewellery, wallets, sunglasses and clothing to mobile devices, sporting equipment, and even wheelchairs and children’s car seats.

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Vehicle Safety Tips for South Africans
Vehicle Safety Tips for South Africans

The annual crime statistics, released by the South African Police Service in 2018, highlights the plague of hijackings and vehicle crime in the Country. According to these statistics, South Africa loses R8-billion to car theft and hijackings each year, making vehicle crime a continued concern.

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Cyber-crime and your company
Cyber-crime and your company

They enter our lives through the unseeing and complicated cyber space. They hang around in our office, wade between our employees and rummage through our company information and data. And then, they come in for the kill… Cyber thugs and thieves make a living stealing and holding hostage our cyber assets, online access and even our devices.

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De Wet De Villiers Brokers Director Makes History
De Wet De Villiers Brokers Director Makes History

What an achievement! André Schelhase Jnr, Director at De Wet De Villiers Brokers, obtained the first-ever BCom Degree in Short-Term Insurance in South Africa! André accomplished this prestigious milestone whilst balancing his work and family-life amid his demanding study schedule.

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32 Years of Insurance Excellence
32 Years of Insurance Excellence

De Wet De Villiers Brokers (DWDV) is proud to announce that the company has once again reached another milestone. On 1 August 2018 the Brokerage celebrated its 32nd Anniversary at their offices in Rustenburg. The entire DWDV Team joined in on the festivities.

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De Wet De Villiers celebrates with Santam
De Wet De Villiers celebrates with Santam

During 2018 Santam celebrated its century anniversary, and De Wet De Villiers Brokers joined in on the festivities. On 13 September 2018, Santam held a gala dinner at Sun City to celebrate its remarkable 100 years of existence, and invited the brokers and Santam staff of South Africa’s northern regions to be part of this prestigious event.

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De Wet De Villiers Brokers’ brand is on the move
De Wet De Villiers Brokers’ brand is on the move

The De Wet de Villiers Brokers’ brand is on the move, and the company is planning on going many more happy kilometres! The Brokerage has recently branded its company vehicle to reinforce the presence of its brand in the Rustenburg and surrounding areas, as well as to serve as a recognisable expression of the company.

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Team De Wet De Villiers Brokers wins “Winter Bonanza”
Team De Wet De Villiers Brokers wins “Winter Bonanza”

De Wet De Villiers Brokers believes in striking a healthy work-life balance, and therefore urges all its employees to live a well-balanced life. The management team find it essential for personal effectiveness, as it reduces stress, increases physical, mental and emotional health and encourages individuals to take time out and enjoy their families and hobbies.

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Clients and Employees of De Wet De Villiers Brokers supports SPCA
Clients and Employees of De Wet De Villiers Brokers supports SPCA

Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is one of the most celebrated days in South Africa, where companies and individuals alike donate their time and/or money to help change the world for the better. It is all about giving, and De Wet De Villiers Brokers decided to be part of the movement.

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De Wet De Villiers sê Dankie!
De Wet De Villiers sê "Dankie!"

De Wet De Villiers Makelaars wil graag aan almal wat betrokke was by die bekendstelling van die Captains & Coaches-boek hartlik bedank vir hul bydrae om die aand so ‘n reuse sukses te maak.

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Captains and Coaches Book Launch
Captains and Coaches Book Launch

Coaches, school principals, teachers, learners and sport supporters gathered at Laerskool Rustenburg on Friday, 24 May for the launch of the well-known financial adviser and planner, Anton Swanepoel and the former Springbok rugby coach, Nick Mallett’s book, CAPTAINS AND COACHES.

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