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“When my husband died in a car crash, his life insurance payout from Simply helped a lot. The matter was dealt with very quickly and I gave half to his family.
I thought because he didn't die in South Africa it would be a problem, but it was fine. They sorted everything. What I liked was they communicated with me all the time, phoning me to let me know how far they were with the process and they kept me updated. It was very quick.
I'm very happy with their service and I would advise other people to sign up with Simply. Simply has helped me a lot.
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Simply paid out 700,000 life insurance to Helen
“Signing up took me just a few minutes. Seriously, it was only a few questions that were easy to answer, and then I knew for sure that my children would be fine, even if something happened to me. I trust Simply because they have a good insurer that pays out. I was also glad not to take any blood tests (I don't like needles!).”
“Retaining top calibre staff is an increasing challenge for our medium sized technology company, with larger corporates able to offer far more attractive benefits.
Traditionally we’ve found these benefits very expensive, especially since our salaries are very competitive. Fortunately, we were recently introduced to Simply, whose digital online offering has enabled us to not only offer great benefits at significantly lower rates - but also give us and our staff peace of mind with backing from trusted powerhouse Old Mutual Alternative Risk Transfer Limited.”
— Brendan Horan
CFO, Cardinal Insurance Management Systems
“I always worry about my domestic worker's future, especially cos she has 2 small children. I took out cover for her with Simply because it was easy to do, and then it was "done and dusted" and I don't have to worry anymore. Now, if anything happens to her, her children will get a payout to help them with cost of living, funeral and any other needs because they won't have her salary to rely on anymore.”
“A for away. It’s quick, it’s easy. All the other ones take so much paper work, blood tests, weeks to get a result. With Simply it was so easy, and then it’s done. It was like 2 minutes and then I had cover. And more than funeral – I had life insurance and disability. More than I had anywhere else. Really, it’s much better than the others.”
“I would like to thank you for your awesome service, thank you for making my life so much easier and being able to assist and meet my requirements. Your service is really amazing, superb staff and so easy to understand. Thandiwe has been working for me for about eleven years now, and I have always wanted to repay her for her kindness, her love and support. She is an absolute godsend to my family and especially to me. Simply sure has made it so much easier for me to give her that peace of mind knowing that she and her family are covered.”
“I am excited and at peace that I know my girls will be okay if something happens to me. I now know that Robyn really cares for me and my family.”
“Many low-income workers in South Africa experience high allostatic load, which can contribute to serious health issues and premature death. Although we do our best to take care of Mma Joyce, of all the things we have done, Mma is most grateful for this policy as it gives her peace of mind and shows our commitment not just to her but also to her family. We did our research with Simply and are grateful for their expedience and ethos. Thank you, Mma Joyce, and thank you to all the other incredible women who give of themselves daily doing this difficult work.”
“My name is Jaco, and I’m the CEO at CTHA - Cape Town Holiday Apartments. We are a Cape Town Property Management Company who offer rentals all the way across the city and its neighbouring regions. I decided to cover my employees with Simply Life, Disability and Funeral cover because I know how unexpected life can be. My employees make my business what it is, so I thought this would be a really great way to reward them. The process was so easy, I was able to do it all online in just a few minutes. I covered 10 employees with life, disability and family funeral cover for less than R110 per person per month, and I have peace of mind knowing that their families will be looked after if something were to happen to them.”
Cape Town Holiday Apartments
“Being a new start-up, and representing the LEGO brand we know that our people are our biggest asset. Shoppers come to us for our in-store experience which is only made possible through our people and the way that they engage and interact with shoppers to bring the magic of LEGO products to life. We want to start our business on the right foot which means looking after our people from the beginning, and being sure that they are covered in terrible circumstances too. Another consideration is that these types of benefits have historically been unavailable to people earning below a certain salary band – Simply has made this possible. The transparency, simplicity and competitive pricing of the Simply products made it an easy choice for us in terms of who we went with for Life, Disability and Funeral cover for our people. From the start, all of our conversations and interactions with the Simply team have been pleasant and easy. The sign-up process is painless, and the Simply team has set us up for self-service so that it is easy to add or remove people as things change in the team. I have been thoroughly impressed with the professionalism and helpful-attitude of the Simply team, and look forward to a growing relationship as we expand our network of LEGO Certified Stores in SA.”
— Great Yellow Brick Co
“In 2017, we took out funeral and life cover with Simply for our domestic worker, Sibongile. Towards the end of 2018, Sibongile passed away very unexpectedly. We were blown away by Simply’s efficient processing of the claim and the manner in which they dealt with it. The funeral cover payment was received days after submitting the claim (which allowed the family to transport the body back to Zimbabwe and prepare for the funeral) and the life cover payment was paid out towards the end of December. Sibongile was widowed and has left behind 4 children, her youngest - Isabel - only 11 years old. This life cover payment will ensure that Isabel finishes school and can maintain her current standard of living. Thank you Simply for making this all possible and for ensuring a seamless process.”
— Pia Harvey
“Simply allowed to us to adjust the amount of cover we as a business could afford, and provided our staff with a decent amount of cover.”
Desert Springs Spur
“Simply Group Cover was easy to sign up to; the product is cost effective and can be easily adopted by small businesses.”
— Richard Bosman
“Within two months of signing the company’s workforce up with Simply, one of our staff members, Thabang, suffered the incredibly unfortunate loss of both his sister and his common-law wife in the space of 24 hours. His wife had been listed on his policy and with the correct documentation he had the specified Funeral Plan amount deposited into his account in time for the funerals. The call centre went the extra mile for us at a very difficult time.”