Short-Term Insurance Blogs

July 2019

Did you know that South Africa uses 30kg – 50kg of plastic per person every year? If you consider that our current population size is over 58 million, we’re looking at over 1.7 billion kilograms of waste every year!...

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July 2019

Following a spate of natural disasters in recent years, South Africans would be hard-pressed to deny the obvious impact that climate change is having on our environment and economy. In the wake of the Knysna fires, Durban floods, and Gauteng hailstorms...

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June 2019

At PPS Short-Term Insurance, our mission is to treat our clients to a level of service defined by its high quality, its responsiveness and suitability to your individual needs, and, of course, the convenience it offers. For the graduate professional already dealing with the peripheral challenges...

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May 2019

One thing that is prevalent in South Africa, is the influx of uncertainties in the country. For instance, will there be another ratings downgrade, will we load-shed this winter, will the Rand prevail amidst all this activity, and what will the effect be on consumers and businesses alike?

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April 2019

Even for the most dedicated of professionals, there has to be more to life than work – it could even be argued that your profession’s purpose is to enable the sort of life you want to live, including the hobbies and activities you engage in when you’re away from the office.

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March 2019

Social proof - a term coined in a book by Robert Cialdini, describing the psychological and social phenomenon of influence, is something that at some point in our lives, most of us have succumbed to. Perhaps we have been carried along by the Mexican wave at a sports stadium, looked at others around the dinner table to determine the appropriate way to eat our chicken, or chosen an insurance company simply because everyone was excited about the promise of receiving cash back...

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February 2019

We all know what 1st Class means. It’s synonymous with quality, convenience and comfort. It’s what you get when you’re not willing to settle for less. When you fly first class, you’re travelling in style with all of the amenities the airline can offer.

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January 2019

It is that time again when many of us resolve to make changes to better our lives. Have you done all your planning and are your ducks in a row for 2019? Update your inventory, ensure that you still have the right amount of cover and address any gaps in your insurance! Switch to us; safeguard your future and protect your assets with these tips when reviewing your car, home and business insurance policies.

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December 2018

At PPS Short-Term Insurance, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide Intelligent Insurance For Graduate Professionals; personalised, tech-enabled solutions that meet your professional standards and needs. But let’s face it, no matter how modern or comprehensive our service offering, the most intelligent claim is the one that you don’t have to file in the first place.

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October 2018

When it comes to short-term insurance and choosing an insurer you can rely on, the process can be rather daunting. From the exhaustive amount of time it takes to get an accurate quote, to finding an insurer that meets your specific needs - the process can get in the way of the work you do every day, that of being a professional and being the best at what you do.

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24 September 2018

On 24 September we celebrate Heritage Day. It’s a day when South Africans from all walks of life celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions. Just as all South Africans have a proud heritage, so do we.

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8 August 2018

The common misconception in South Africa and all over the world is that women are bad drivers. However, extensive research has proven that this statement is far from correct.

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3 July 2018

It’s not uncommon for most people to think that South African winters are mild in comparison to winters in other countries north of the equator, such as in Europe. However, they couldn’t be more mistaken.

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3 June 2018

With winter already in full swing in South Africa, extreme weather conditions across most parts of the country can present a number of challenges for many homeowners. Therefore, it is vital that consumers ensure they know exactly what their insurance policy will cover in the event of typical winter insurance-related claims, such as damage to their home caused by natural elements or a burst geyser, in order to reduce their risk of financial loss.

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