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CASH BACK BONUS - It pays to manage your risk

  • November 12, 2015 | Category: General

Its that time of year again where BIB gives CASH back! On the 10th of November, 976 Private & Fleet clients received 16% of their annual premiums back, totaling R 4,368,004! And on the 12th of November, 284 Commercial clients will receive 3% of their annual premium back totaling R 387,512. A big congratulation’s to those that received their BIB CASH BACK BONUS. Happy spending!

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2015 Annual Policy Review - A BIG Thank You

  • October 09, 2015 | Written by Rhett Barker

The end of the year is around the corner so let’s take a brief moment to reflect back on 2015, the numerous challenges we have all faced and overcome and also the significant difference we have made in the lives of family, friends, clients, partners and colleagues around us.

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Crisis with vehicle repair costs

  • October 09, 2015 | Written by Lloyd Barker | Category: General

The South African Insurance & Motor industry is in a state of crisis due to high cost levels.

Cost of ownership is higher on newer cars, largely because they are more capable, far cleaner, fuel-efficient and far safer. With the increase of computers and electronics, taking a car to the shop is more expensive than ever.

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FREE Surge & Lightning Protection in your insured home or office

  • October 06, 2015 | Category: General

With the size and frequency of electrical thunder storms in South Africa and especially in the Gauteng region coupled with Eskom’s load shedding, we would encourage you to install additional lightning & power surge protection in your home or business. Power generated surges via your distribution board make up about 70% of the total losses experienced. Barker-Hollard have arranged a special offer for Barker-Hollard clients with Surgetek on their SANS-approved Saltek power surge protection devices.

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Three words you will find incredibly useful - DO NOT TOW

  • October 04, 2015 | Written by Hollard Partner Communications | Category: General

As you will know, a Do Not Tow sticker often ‘speaks’ for the driver of a vehicle when he or she is unable to. Post-accident, the last thing on one’s mind is the question of ‘who is legitimately authorised to tow my vehicle’. Between backed-up traffic, unscrupulous tow truck drivers and even possibly, injured passengers, you may not necessarily consider the impact of having your car towed by an unauthorised tow truck.

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BIB helps keep Dan Lombard’s wheels in motion

  • August 05, 2015 | Written by Louise Forsyth | Category: General, BIB Unite

A valued BIB client, Jacques Lombard approached us in July this year with regards to his son Dan who had broken his neck during a rugby practice in 2008 and was left a C5 Quadriplegic. Dan, a huge rugby enthusiast, has not let his disability get in the way of his passion and continues to be actively involved in the game. His involvements and achievements in Rugby include Writer for BLOU Magazine, MWP Media, Game on Magazine; BA (Hons) Journalism – University of Pretoria; PBHS Rugby Coach; Blue Bulls BokSmart Ambassador; Found of Rugbyfromawheelchair and many many more.

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BIB Long Service Awards

  • July 19, 2015 | Written by Louise Forsyth | Category: General

This year, Mandela Day wasn’t only a celebration of a great man, but of a great team. Every year the BIB team rally together to give back by performing their 67mins of service in commemoration of Madiba’s years of service, however this year they were surprised to realise that their own years of service at BIB were being celebrated too. A surprise party was arranged and the BIB Long Service Award Hall of Fame was launch.

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Mandela Day 2015 - 67 Beanies for 67 Minutes

  • July 17, 2015 | Written by Leanne Panicco | Category: General, BIB Unite

Mandela Day, 18th July, is more than just a day of celebrating Mandela’s legacy; it’s an opportunity to put aside day to day duties and give 67 minutes of your time to serve others and make a difference however small or big.

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Why is my car taking so long to repair?

  • July 06, 2015 | Written by Lily Howard

This is becoming a daily cry into the battered ears of our claims staff. Even Toyota, who were always tops in supplying parts, and who at one time had a huge warehouse in Marlborough, which was always packed with new parts, have down-scaled drastically.  They are now simply unable to meet the demand for new parts, without unreasonable delays.

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A crash with Nature - Most unusual crash ever!

  • May 07, 2015 | Written by Louise Forsyth | Category: General

On the 7th of May, BIB Client and one of SA’s top Cyclists, Andrew Mclean was out on a morning ride with fellow cyclists. Who would’ve thought that a morning ride in Northern Joburg would have turned into a close encounter with one of South Africa’s Big5?

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