In exploring the possible contributions leading to this development, Dawie de Villiers, CEO of Sanlam Employee Benefits, noted that the industry is experiencing a significant increase in disability claims.
Financial stress is a common 'worry' afflicting every household to some degree.
The next couple of months focus on different cancer awarenesses, one of which is October's Breast Awareness month.
The 2017 Benchmark research shows that an overwhelming majority of funds are confident that their members' risk benefit needs can be addressed by current market offerings.
The 2017 Benchmark research further indicated that half of the respondents are of the opinion that Section 37C does not provide sufficient guidance to boards regarding the allocation of death benefits.
Benchmark Symposium 2017 - Turning hindsight into foresight.