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Burst pipes – Understanding how they are covered

  • March 07, 2017 | Written by Lily Howard

This type of ‘claim’ is becoming more and more common and it is important to know what circumstances are or are not claimable.

Here are a few guidelines and examples to help form a better understanding of this type of claim:

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Hijacking Hotspots: Most targeted cars and bakkies in SA

  • February 09, 2017 | Article courtesy of Wheels24 & Extracts from ADT and National Hijack Prevention Academy

Here’s how easy it is to hack a car

  • January 11, 2017 | Article courtesy of Wheels24

Barker “Boxes of Joy” for Thandanani House of Refuge

  • November 17, 2016 | Written by Leanne Panicco | Category: General, Barker Unite

Christmas is such a special time of the year for families and especially children. With this sentiment in mind, Barker Unite selected a project this year at ‘Thandanani, House of Refuge’, a registered charity organisation which falls under the banner of the Kingsway Centre of Concern. Thandanani was established to give hope to the lives of abandoned, abused, orphaned and neglected children. They currently provide refuge for 25 children, who have arrived at Thandanani through the court, school or church, in order to receive aid.

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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, Barker 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, Barker 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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