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Annual Policy Review 2016

  • October 10, 2016

Our special relationship with you motivates and inspires us to keep improving our service levels. We are passionate about our business, our families at home, at the office and very importantly you and your family. By working together we will certainly achieve more and have some fun along the way.

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Driving safely while staying connected

  • October 04, 2016 | Written by Lloyd Barker | Category: General

The world is a comprised of high-speed multi-taskers, but multi-tasking while you’re driving poses tremendous risk to your Personal Safety?
If you can’t logically sort it out for yourself there are plenty of studies that show any distraction that interrupts a driver’s concentration is potentially dangerous. Take your eyes off the road for a second and an incident can happen (i.e. an accident, a smash & grab, etc.)

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Secure gates equal secure homes

  • August 04, 2016 | Extracts courtesy of 7Arrows Security Company

The driveway gate has once again proved itself to be the weakest link in the security chain, as house-breakers continue to use the driveway as their No.1 entry point.

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Mobilising people with Bicycles #Qhubeka

  • July 21, 2016 | Written by Louise Forsyth | Category: General, Events, BIB Unite

The name Qhubeka has been an active topic of late with the Dimension Data Qhubeka Team doing so well at the current Tour De France, what a privilege it was to be part of the Qhubeka Bicycle handover in Orlando East. Sixty shiny and new green Dimension Data Qhubeka Bicycles were handed over to the learners of Selelekele High School at Orlando Communal Hall.

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“Hugs in Mugs” and “Sarmie Army” for Mandela Day 2016

  • July 18, 2016 | Written by Louise Forsyth | Category: General, BIB Unite

The Barker team definitely “spread the love” this morning for their annual Mandela Day 67mins of service. This year’s theme of a “Hug in a Mug”, saw the team put together 67 soup cups which were filled with soup sachets and a sachet of coffee to warm 67 bellies.

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Celebrating 30 years of successful partnership with Hollard

  • May 20, 2016 | Written by Louise Forsyth | Category: General

2016 brings up an iconic milestone shared by Barker Insurance Brokers and Hollard. Take a mini trip down memory lane with us…

Barker Insurance Broker, previously known as KO Barker Insurance Broker Pty Ltd had been in business for 7years, with 7 employees, Ken & Bev Barker, Liz Steele, Lily Howard, Theresa Legodi, Albert Makwala & Enneth Nyandeni, 6 of which are still with Barker Insurance today

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Weak Rand could leave you under-insured - Moneyweb

  • April 20, 2016 | Article courtesy of Moneyweb Today | Category: General

We came across this interesting article from Moneyweb Today which hits the nail on the head with regards to the weaker rand and how this affects your insurance cover. At Barker insurance, we do our very best to annually increase values on Household Contents, Houseowners, Jewellery items and Computer equipment at our annual policy renewal. However we do always advise that clients keep a regular eye on their cover and make sure that their cover values are updated regularly where necessary, to avoid being out of pocket in the event of a loss.

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BIB Easter Bunnies visit Nazareth House

  • March 22, 2016 | Written by Nicole Tobias | Category: General, BIB Unite

Barker Insurance BIB Unite team visited Nazareth House on the 22nd of March 2016, just in time to spread some love before the Easter weekend. Nazareth House has become a well-known place of safety for many, including abandoned children, terminally ill and impoverished adults, and the elderly.

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Mobilising people with bicycles can change lives

  • January 20, 2016 | Written by Louise Forsyth | Category: General, BIB Unite

Toward the end of 2015, Redhill student Dominique Pretorius sent out an appeal for a project that the Grade 7’s were assigned. The project was called The Leavers Legacy Project. The motivation of the Leavers Legacy Project is to leave behind something great for others less fortunate.

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BIB Unites Christmas surprise at Hillbrow Maternity Obstetric Unit

  • December 01, 2015 | Written by Lucille Djurovic | Category: General, BIB Unite

The BIB Unite committee was given an opportunity to help the hard working midwives at the Hillbrow MOU (Maternity Obstetric Unit) as part of our BIB Unite 2015 Christmas Initiative.
Trudi Peters, who is one of our valued clients and resident reflexologist at the office qualified to become a Doula this year. For those that are unfamiliar with the term, a Doula is a women who gives help, support, and advice to another woman during pregnancy, during and after the birth. Trudi then decided to generously volunteer her time at the Hillbrow MOU on a regular basis.

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