Generali starts strategic partnership
Generali and European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME start a strategic partnership to strengthen the sustainability, competitiveness and innovation of European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). By bundling their expertise, sustainable and innovative SMEs are to be promoted and supported throughout the EU internal market.
Tax consultant insurance with a new board
From October 1, 2022, Mr. Arnd Münker will become a member of the board of directors of Deutsche Steuerberater-Versicherung. During the course of his career, the business graduate has worked for the insurers Uniqua and Ergo, among others. In his new role, he will focus on the area of investments.
Workers ride e-bikes
According to a current consumer survey by Deloitte, 60 percent of employees find bicycle leasing through their employer attractive. However, only 21 percent of those surveyed said they had the opportunity to do so. 68 percent of them chose an e-bike. For comparison: According to the two-wheeler industry association, the share of e-bikes in newly sold bicycles in 2021 was still less than 50 percent.
Storm is the biggest concern
Overall, storms (63.3 percent) are the biggest concerns for people in Germany when it comes to damage caused by storms. In the case of floods and heavy rain, the figure is 39.9 percent. When it hails, more than one in three (37.7 percent) fear damage to their property. In the case of lightning, the figure is 26.7 percent. People in Germany are less worried about extreme weather conditions such as black ice (8.7 percent), snow loads (3.5 percent) and avalanches (1 percent) when they think of possible damage to their belongings. This is the result of a Civey survey commissioned by CosmosDirekt.
The power of the dividend is underestimated
35 percent of German savers do not know that dividends are paid regardless of stock market fluctuations. Nine out of ten respondents underestimated the “power of dividends”: 87 percent of Germans misjudge the considerable proportion of dividends in total income. Just under nine percent of those surveyed correctly answered that the dividend accounts for 40 percent of the long-term total return on the stock. The vast majority (46 percent) guessed a share of only 10 percent, another 24 percent suspected a share of 20 percent. That’s according to a survey by JP Morgan Asset Management.
Nexible takes car insurance off the shelf
The direct insurer Nexible will no longer write any new business in the field of motor vehicle insurance. In the future, only policies in the areas of travel, bicycle and dental insurance will be offered. This is reported by the industry portal “Versicherungsmonitor”. The Ergo subsidiary only started with car policies in 2017.