Discovery Bank launches Referral Programme
The referral programme, the first of its kind among South African banks and financial institutions, will give clients the functionality to invite friends and family to sign up to the Bank – and for both clients and friends to get rewarded in the form of Discovery Miles, creating an eco-system of shared-value
Powerful performance for Discovery in Global Insurance rankings
2019 Brand Finance Insurance 100 report ranks Discovery as the second-strongest insurance brand in the world.
Dodge distractions and stay safe on the road this Easter
Parents with three or more children at greatest risk for distracted driving
Mr. Mark Tucker to succeed Mr. Monty Hilkowitz as Chairperson of the Board of Discovery
Chairperson and independent non-executive Director, Mr. Hilkowitz, has informed the Board that he has decided to retire, effective 28 February 2019. Discovery is very grateful to Mr Hilkowitz for his invaluable contribution to the Group throughout the last 16 years of exceptional growth.
Discovery Health recovers R568m in fraud savings for 2017
In 2017 Discovery Health’s efforts to curb fraud in the healthcare system resulted in a significant R568m recovered on behalf of client schemes, compared to R405m in 2016,” says Discovery Health CEO, Dr Jonathan Broomberg.
Global investment strategies and the state of the South African market
Colin Coleman, Managing Director of Goldman Sachs South Africa, Nazmeera Moola, Economist and Strategist at Investec Asset Management and Etienne le Roux, Chief Economist at Rand Merchant Bank reflect on the state of the South African Market at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.
Cut through the noise to find emerging investment trends
A prolonged environment of uncertainty and political risk, both in South Africa and globally, means that investors should start cutting through the noise to find emerging investment trends, Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Managing Director and Chief Multi-Asset Strategist at BlackRock, told the Discovery Financial Planning Summit in Sandton.
Retail Distribution Review: a positive outcome for South African financial planners
Leading financial planners reflected on the impact of regulatory changes on the widening advice gap at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.
The implications of the digital revolution for the financial services sector
Moshe Tamir, Global Head of Digital Transformation at Generali, discusses digital innovation in financial planning at the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit.
Adrian Gore: A balanced outlook required for SA’s future… and financial planning
Discovery Chief Executive Adrian Gore opened the 2017 Discovery Financial Planning Summit advocating the importance of a balanced outlook, saying South Africa is on an upward trajectory, contrary to popular opinion.
SA SME Fund appoints Chief Executive Officer
The SA SME Fund, focused on developing high-growth small and medium businesses and stimulating investment in entrepreneurship, has announced the appointment of Quinton Dicks as its Chief Executive Officer.
The Pokémon Go craze and why Vitality says you should get involved
Pokémon Go has caught the attention and imagination of what seems like everyone on social media in a very short space of time. According to a survey conducted with Vitality members in the United States, 15% of the members surveyed were Pokémon Go players and the game had a surprisingly broad appeal across age groups.