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Proudly launching our Oakhurst Chatbot

Our Oakhurst Chatbot is a program that simulates a real conversation with users by using artificial intelligence. Chatbot ‘lives’ on the Home Page of our website and offers you an exciting and easy way to engage with us. Try it out and enjoy a super-fast and stimulating experience!

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SA holiday season approaches: 12 essential car travel tips

Johannesburg – Public schools across South Africa close for the end-of-year holidays from December 6, this means thousands of motorists will undoubtedly be on the roads soon thereafter. As South African heads toward the festive season it’s important to note that it’s also the most dangerous period of the year, with more people involved in …

Lessons learned at Oakhurst Insurance over the last decade

Your greatest asset is your people. The importance of having a vision The importance of having values …..and living them. If you expect life to gift you wins, you will be disappointed. If you expect to do well on the back of hard work you’ve got a far better shot at being rewarded. Initiative and …

Let’s Braai!

At Oakhurst we like to salute the superheroes amongst us. Those who fulfil our mantra of really caring and really delivering. We would therefore like to introduce you to a real superhero from our company, Gerhard Sonnekus.  Gerhard’s role is multi-dimensional, complex, exciting and absolutely vital to our business.   Gerhard writes: The other night I was at …

I Think I Can, I know I Can

I don’t remember too many children’s stories from my rapidly receding childhood but I do remember the classic story of “The Little Engine That Could” by Watty Piper, possibly because it connected with me on a deeper level than I could discern at that young age. I fondly remember this diminutive steam engine doing what …

Up with Downs Centre

We were recently blessed to have a visit from Brenda Boshoff (founding member of the Up with Downs Centre for children with special needs) as well as two courageous young girls Constance Rondganger and Lisa van der Westhuizen. We are proud to be associated with and support the Up with Downs Centre in George. This …

Oakhurst’s Robert Glynn on work, life and unicycles

Great businesses are driven by interesting people, and insurance businesses are no different. CN&CO’s Blake Dyason recently caught up with Robert Glynn, Managing Executive of Partners, Products and Underwriting at Oakhurst Insurance, to find out how he balances family, work and health… BD: You live in George but spend a fair amount of time travelling …