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Navigating through tough times: The Budget Speech and opportunities for SMEs
With the economy's medium-term growth outlook deteriorating, a difficult domestic and global environment, and real GDP growth projected to average only 1.4% from 2023 to 2025, Finance minister Enoch Godongwana's 2023 Budget Speech held limited good news for small and medium businesses. 28 Feb 2023 Read more

Turn Janu-worry into an opportunity - How to run a savings-driven business
South Africans have dubbed the first month of the year 'Janu-worry' for good reason - it's traditionally a tough month after the overspending that tends to occur on gifting, holidays and celebrations in December. 31 Jan 2023 Read more

Make this your 20TwentyFree year!
As the festive December craze gives way to the sobering reality of January, it's likely you're feeling the pinch. Typically, January is the month where we review our financial standings and commitments, all in a bid to find 'new ways' to be a lot more 'money-savvy'. Thankfully, this review needn't be something to dread. 13 Jan 2023 Read more

Top tips for a successful and secure (festive) summer road trip
As 2022 draws to a close, many South Africans are already dreaming about padkos, playlists and a well-deserved road trip with loved ones. Less likely to enter into this dream scenario is the possibility of a breakdown or accident, which could end up derailing the much-anticipated festivities. But overlooking this possibility could spell the difference between a dream holiday and a disaster. 7 Dec 2022 Read more

Make sure your claims are paid
It's been dubbed the most wonderful time of the year, but the festive season also tends to be the year's riskiest period, characterised by an increase in car accidents and home invasions. So, whilst you might have your eyes firmly set on the prize of a well-earned break or some festive fun under the sun, it's also important to ensure you have all your proverbial ducks in a row before the year draws to a close to avoid any unwanted surprises. 24 Nov 2022 Read more

Beyond the bottom line: How SMEs can make the most of the festive season
The festive season is just around the corner, bringing with it both new opportunities and added risks for small businesses across the country looking to capitalise on the increased consumer activity that typically characterises the last few months of the year. 27 Oct 2022 Read more

Flying solo doesn't mean you're alone
Opening a small business in stable economic times is daunting. In uncertain times, even more so. Yet South Africa is home to startups and entrepreneurs alike who are pursuing their dreams, participating in the country's growing small business economy. 30 Sep 2022 Read more

Spring break: Top tips for making your sho't left stress-free
The cold is finally on its last legs, and the imminent arrival of sunnier skies and warmer temperatures means that road trips are back on the menu, complete with padkos, playlists and those first tentative ocean swims. And with Covid restrictions now in the rearview mirror, those long-delayed destination weddings and get-togethers are sure to be a defining feature of the coming season. 13 Sep 2022 Read more

Beat the petrol price pinch: Easy saving tips
Your car is more than a means of getting you from point A to point B. Moments are shared, memories are made, in your car, because of your car. That goodbye window-kiss in the morning before you head off to work. Karaoke sing-alongs with your friends with the volume at full blast. Road trips and pit-stops, and a million selfies with your favourite people. 6 Sep 2022 Read more

Paying it forward: Mentoring with heart
This month, as South Africa celebrates women, shining the spotlight on those who have beaten the odds and achieved success, Yolanda Mussana's monthly journal series draws to a close. Over the past three months, she has shared the highs and lows of her educational journey as a beneficiary of MiWay's MiHeart CSI programme. 23 Aug 2022 Read more

Born to live, raised to give
'Sharing is caring' is a phrase that is familiar to many, even more so to those who have had the opportunity to experience the warmth, love and all that comes with growing up in a big family. Whether it's a shared plate of food or shared blanket, many South Africans have at least one fond memory about filling up Gogo's house with siblings and cousins that instilled in them the value of sharing. 27 Jul 2022 Read more

To office or not to office
Changing our work habits was a major strain when measures to contain the pandemic were promulgated. Now employees - and employers - face yet another shift. 30 Jun 2022 Read more

A bit of youthful optimism goes a long way
MiWay's Leaders in the Making programme is a corporate social investment programme that aims to make a measurable impact on people and communities. In this series of articles, Yolanda Mussana, MiHeart Leaders in the Making bursary holder, shares her thoughts on topical issues. This Youth Month, she chats to fellow bursary holder, Itumeleng Mnisi about the power of dreams and youthful optimism in present-day South Africa. 27 Jun 2022 Read more

Becoming resilient: How one young woman made the transition to tertiary education
Being accepted into a tertiary institution is a high point for thousands of matriculants every year. What many of them don't realise, however, is that the transition from school to university can be a lonely one, fraught with unexpected challenges. MiWay's MiHeart Project is evolving to prepare learners to navigate this scary time in a young person's life. Former mentee from Maphutha High School in Tembisa, and a current bursary holder, in her final year of university, Yolanda Mussana tells us how she adapted successfully to university life. 19 May 2022 Read more

How feeling powerless fueled one woman's dreams
The MiHeart Project is MiWay's corporate social investment programme focused on education. The investment is a combination of a mentorship programme (Leaders in the Making), counselling, tutoring, and a bursary fund offered to learners from the two schools MiWay partners with in Tembisa and Soweto. Over the next three months, we'll be sharing the experiences of Yolanda Mussana, a former mentee from Maphuta High School in Tembisa, and a current bursary holder, in her final year of university. 22 Apr 2022 Read more

MiWay's Leaders in the Making programme for 2022 kicks off
The MiWay MiHeart Leaders in the Making mentorship programme kicked off two weeks ago with a workshop at the MiWay head office in Kosmosdal. The event was designed to introduce this year's mentees to their MiWay mentors and other role players who will help them make the most of their Grade 12 year and reach their full potential. 20 Apr 2022 Read more

Budget offers helping hand to SMEs - they must take it
The Budget speech delivered by the Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana, contained some good news for SMEs hard hit by two years of economic turmoil and persistent low growth. Jason Mellow, head of Business Insurance at MiWay, says that entrepreneurs are the true engines of the economy, and it is vital that they seize the opportunities offered in the speech. 28 Feb 2022 Read more

Fleet insurance: Start the new year by making sure you have the right insurance cover
The past few years have been difficult for most businesses, and has proven that now more than ever before, insurance cover is a must-have to provide a buffer against uncertainty and unforeseen risks. 26 Jan 2022 Read more

To a happy you year: A guide to meaningful resolutions
The past two years have forced us to reassess everything from the way we work to what really matters in life. It's also brought with it an undeniable sense of perspective, leading many of us to finally put into action those dreams and plans we'd relegated to the back burner for far too long. 25 Jan 2022 Read more

Burton Naicker takes over the reins as MiWay CEO
Non-life insurer, MiWay, announced late last year that it had appointed Burton Naicker as CEO, to replace René Otto, who retired at the end of 2021. Naicker is no stranger to the insurance industry, having already spent more than 25 years at some of South Africa's leading financial services companies. 17 Jan 2022 Read more

#walkyourjourney to business success
Bathu shoes, recently ranked number 10 of the Top 100 in Brand Africa's Most Admired African brands, is a phenomenal homegrown success story. Celebrities covet Bathu shoes, trendsetters across Africa rave about them online, and customers clamour for more once they've acquired their first pair of distinctive Bathu sneakers. 26 Nov 2021 Read more

Reduce risk by making your business more secure
Smart companies take the time to understand their risk profile and take appropriate steps to improve it - whilst saving money on insurance premiums in the process. 18 Nov 2021 Read more

MiWay launches fully digital car insurance that covers you in the blink of an eye
Leading short-term insurer and financial services provider, MiWay launches MiWay Blink, a fully digital car insurance app, with monthly cashback benefits to incentivise safe driving and reflect actual distance travelled. The app was developed in response to a rapidly evolving digital landscape driven by changing consumer needs and lifestyles. 23 Mar 2021 Read more

As we turn the page on an unprecedented year, now is as good a time as any to put the events of 2020 into perspective, and to reflect on some of the positive take-outs from the past twelve months. 4 Jan 2021 Read more

2020 has been a year like no other, forcing us to adapt our lifestyles and behaviours in ways we never thought possible. Having traded boardrooms for virtual meetings and holidays for staycations, our lives look a little different than they did 12 months ago. 11 Nov 2020 Read more

MiWay has launched MiSwitch, an innovative solution to counter the time-consuming task of obtaining a comparative insurance quote. The new process is designed to give consumers a quick, easy and convenient way to get a quote. 4 Aug 2020 Read more

Leading short-term insurer and financial services provider, MiWay announced the launch of MiWheels At Home - a new car insurance cover that is designed specifically for South Africans who work from home. This comes at a critical time in the country and is relevant in context of the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown regulations 18 Jun 2020 Read more

Leading short-term insurer and financial services provider, MiWay, today announced that it will make a further R30 million available to help reduce the financial impact of COVID-19 on its clients, suppliers and the broader South African community. This is in addition to over R25 million in premium reduction that was set aside for MiWay clients for the initial lockdown period. 15 Apr 2020 Read more

The timeline of autonomous vehicles
It's not unusual for the words ‘autonomous car' to conjure up images of flying vehicles and futuristic cars that would not look out of place in a sci-fi movie. However, although autonomous vehicles may seem futuristic, the technology of self-driving vehicles has been in development since the 1920s. 31 Jul 2017 Read more

The junk status effect on small businesses
There are few things that strike fear into the heart of a small business owner quite as much as South Africa's downgrade to junk status. 29 Jun 2017 Read more

A motorcyclist's guide to gear - three essential items
If you've been riding for a long time, you'll know that having the right equipment is crucial for every ride. If you are not wearing the correct protective gear when riding, your chances of suffering serious injury are increased should you become involved in an accident. 24 May 2017 Read more

Here's to rolling on a budget...
It's that time of the year when may you find yourself with more month at the end of your money... 24 Mar 2017 Read more

Defensive driving 101
Some of the biggest accidents that occur on South African roads can be caused by drivers' mistakes. Without overlooking the honest mistakes motorists make, being reckless while driving can prove to be fatal if the driver is negligent. 17 Feb 2017 Read more

The history of the motor car industry in SA
Over the years, the motor car industry has grown significantly with various car manufactures having different branches all over the globe. In the same breath, panel beaters, mechanics and car insurance providers have also been sharing in the spoils of the motor car industry. 18 Jan 2017 Read more

Don't chase the storm!
The floods that swept through parts of Gauteng recently, have everybody in the country taking extra precaution with regards to safeguarding their personal property and loved ones. 25 Nov 2016 Read more

Seven ways to gear your property up to weather the storm
With the weather being extremely gloomy in recent weeks, everyone has been compelled to make a few readjustments to their homes, cars and personal valuables. 25 Oct 2016 Read more

Insurance matters: Why you need to review your insurance policy in the last quarter
When it comes to owning a car, there are a few elements that you need to take into consideration - from finance to insurance. Not only do these elements ensure that you are able to afford, maintain and care for your vehicle, but they also offer up reassurance in the form of a safety net. 26 Sep 2016 Read more