News, updates and blog from JW Seagon – keeping you informed2020-06-22T08:21:10+01:00

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2606, 2020

Transforming your sales strategy webinar

By |June 26th, 2020|Update|

Please watch the webinar recording of our “Transforming Your Sales Strategy” webinar with David O. Sijenyi who will help you understand why now is a good time to work on your sales strategy as we wait to recover from this crisis.

806, 2020

Update on new VAT rules

By |June 8th, 2020|Update|

At the time, there were many different opinions as to who should pay and who is responsible. The Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI) took it upon themselves as an organisation to obtain legal opinion from a well-respected legal firm in Kenya.

2605, 2020

New VAT rules for insurance brokers

By |May 26th, 2020|Update|

On 25th April 2020 the President of Kenya assented to the Tax Laws Amendment Bill and this became an Act. Amongst various changes made, tucked away in the VAT section was the removal of VAT exemption on insurance brokers and agents.

2205, 2020

Leading in Lockdown webinar

By |May 22nd, 2020|Article, covid19post|

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed extraordinary demands on leaders in business and beyond. On a good day, a leader’s job is simple: Keep the company running, employees productive, and customers happy.

105, 2020

Comment on new Insurance Regulatory Authority Guidelines

By |May 1st, 2020|Article|

Regulation of our industry in Kenya, is governed by the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) and they have recently produced some ‘Guidance Notes’ addressed to the industry. These notes seem to have been ‘pounced on’ by the media and, in our view, incorrectly reported.

904, 2020

Covid-19 – Healthcare FAQ

By |April 9th, 2020|covid19post, Update|

We have understandably received many questions over the past few weeks asking how your health insurance might be impacted by Covid-19. We have collated all these questions and answers and formed an FAQ document. If you don´t find the answers to your questions in the FAQs then please just get in touch.

304, 2020

Building a better working world remotely webinar

By |April 3rd, 2020|covid19post, Update|

The way we work and manage our employees has changed significantly over the past 2 weeks and we are facing new challenges every day. We have partnered with Jst Work, an HR consultancy, to explore new ways of working and looking at resources that can help us run our companies as we work remotely.

2003, 2020

Coronavirus – Further up-date

By |March 20th, 2020|covid19post, Update|

We recently sent some information out in relation to the affect of Covid-19 on the insurances that we provide to our clients. It is inevitable that there will be a lot of changes on a very regular basis as things develop. We will try to keep you all up to date with details as they arise.

1911, 2019

‘The proof of the pudding is in the eating’!

By |November 19th, 2019|Article|

When it comes to insurance pay outs, the proof of the pudding is always in the eating. Which means if you make the wrong choice at the outset, you may be scuppered further down the line. At JW Seagon we use our vast experience and expertise to partner with the most reputable insurance providers, to ensure we pay-out time and time again. But don’t just take our word for it, our latest blog shows some recent case studies. After all, who knows what’s round the next corner.

1211, 2019

It’s a knock-out!

By |November 12th, 2019|Update|

Our latest blog tells the story of what happened when the JWS team competed in the inaugural “It’s a knock-out” challenge, to support the Rhino Ark Charitable Trust. It’s fair to say, it was fun, games and laughs all round!

711, 2019

The importance of having a robust General Insurance policy

By |November 7th, 2019|Update|

We would like to share with you our latest Webinar we did in conjunction with Atta on 12th September 2019. Jeremy Clayton, our Group Head of General broking, spoke about the importance of having a robust General Insurance policy for businesses in the travel and tourism sector.

711, 2019

My new life experience – Lynn Mungai

By |November 7th, 2019|Update|

There are few things in business as satisfying as giving something back to your local community. So when the JWS team got the chance to spend a day at New Life Home Trust (a rescue home for abandoned babies), we jumped at the chance. Lynn Mungai (Marketing Executive at JWS) recounts the day at New Life in our latest blog – it certainly was an eye-opening, moving and memorable day.

2310, 2019

Importance of Sleep Webinar – October 2019

By |October 23rd, 2019|Update|

A big thank you for attending our “Importance of Sleep” webinar on the 15th October 2019. We hope you found the webinar informative, enlightening and practical especially for those who struggle with getting a good night sleep.

1007, 2019

Visit to Ol Pejeta

By |July 10th, 2019|Article|

Our latest CSR initiative took us back to Ol Pejeta to help in the fight against Jiggers and learn how to make eco-friendly stoves. Read John Nyaga’s blog of how this was a memorable day for the JWS team, as we continue to care for those around us.

211, 2018

Would you bank with us?

By |November 2nd, 2018|Article|

JWS would never dream of offering banking services, as we know very little about it, so it always surprises me that banks now think of themselves as insurance experts.

1408, 2018

No-one likes a show off

By |August 14th, 2018|Article|

Branching out in business doesn’t come without risks. But since we expanded our product portfolio five years ago, we haven’t looked back. Jeremy Clayton, our Head of General broking, explains why being a one-stop-shop in East African insurance is proving good for customers and good for business.

308, 2018

25 Not Out!

By |August 3rd, 2018|Article|

Celebrating 25 years at JW Seagon! David Seagon (Managing Director) gives his personal account of the journey so far. Thanks to everyone for their support and loyalty – we couldn’t have made it without you.

208, 2018

Trip to Ol Pejeta

By |August 2nd, 2018|Article|

It´s not always work, work, work at JW Seagon; last week a team managed to escape the office in order to get closer to one of the organisations that we are supporting with proceeds from the JWS safari Range. Our mission statement ´Caring for you´ extends to the plains of Laikipia and Chris tells us how our pledge of support is impacting the lives of so many.

2407, 2018

Life insurance – can you afford to live without it?

By |July 24th, 2018|Article|

This short blog has been written by Annie Shirekuli. Annie is a key member of our Life and Investments team and has been with JW Seagon for 4.5 years. Annie has learnt the hard way about how beneficial a Life insurance can be and has kindly shared her touching story with us.

2706, 2018

The regulatory landscape is changing…

By |June 27th, 2018|Article|

As market leading insurance brokers, it’s vital that we understand the regulatory requirements of each and every country in which we operate. David Seagon (Managing Director) provides an update on the changing regulatory landscape and what this means to the JW Seagon Group.

2206, 2018

‘Chocks Away!’- Premier Aviation is here

By |June 22nd, 2018|Article|

Aviation insurance is a complex subject. Jeremy Clayton (Group Head – General Broking) has some useful insights to avoid any turbulence associated with buying aircraft insurance! He also introduces our brand new bespoke product – Premier Aviation.

1106, 2018

‘Off the shelf… can I help you Sir’! – Tailor made insurance

By |June 11th, 2018|Article|

There are few things more aspirational in life than a tailor made suit, but when it comes to insurance, why do so many people settle for an ‘off-the-shelf’ solution? Jeremy Clayton, Group Head – General Broking, extols the virtues of tailor-made insurance products and outlines why you should never accept a one-size-fits-all approach.

1904, 2018

Understanding the risks within the education sector

By |April 19th, 2018|Article|

As firm advocates of specialist insurance for specialist sectors, there’s little point in buying an ‘off-the-shelf’ product if you work in the education sector. With the unique risks posed to schools, colleges and universities, a bespoke approach is required – we call it Academic Options.

2501, 2018

JW Seagon protects Safari Plan concept

By |January 25th, 2018|Update|

JW Seagon launched its innovative and successful Safari Plan package insurance policy in 2014 and it has gone from strength to strength. It was an involved and time consuming project, but ultimately it has resulted in a product that is a true friend to the industry. Obviously, we have to protect our intellectual property rights and we have done and will continue to do so. Below is a communication issued which will explain things in more detail.

1206, 2017

Your health insurance questions answered

By |June 12th, 2017|Article|

Thank you to everyone who submitted a question to Simon Ashworth (Group Head – Healthcare). Simon has taken the time to review the most pertinent questions, including what are the key factors to consider when buying health insurance and why do premiums rise each year, and has answered them in an open and transparent manner.

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