About I.H.S

We Have More Than 30+ Years Practical Experience

I.H.S. is a financial services company that has been providing the small business sector with dedicated insurance solutions for more than 30 years. With our vast knowledge of the industry, we work with numerous reputable financial service providers to help you find the right solution for your needs. We offer top-of-the-line insurance solutions designed specifically for business people and small businesses. While working with some of South Africa’s biggest financial service providers, our priority and main focus in our day-to-day business activities is our clients as we endeavour to bring them the best insurance.

With offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, I.H.S. provides clients with an end-to-end service that begins by advising them on the best solution for their needs. With our guidance, our clients can attain maximum benefits from their chosen insurance solutions. We offer a variety of different types of insurance products which include, but are not limited to, Key Man insurance policies, Buy-Sell insurance policies and Contingent Liability insurance policies. Our staff are dedicated to providing you with the best possible service.

Under the leadership of Director Brian Shirk, a qualified Chartered Accountant, I.H.S. has grown to become one of the leading financial services companies in South Africa. We work with some of the top insurance providers in the country, which include Discovery Life Limited, The Hollard Insurance Company Ltd, Liberty Life Ltd and Momentum Health Insurance Company Pty Ltd. These providers offer their clients an array of innovative products that provide superior financial security solutions to South Africans. 

Before beginning our relationship with a client, we sit down (whether in person or virtually) and go through their individual needs and requirements. After consideration of the required coverages, we provide them with an option that best fits their particular needs before processing any file through each provider’s system. Our clients enjoy fast, efficient and professional service as well as superior support to ensure that they receive the best possible solution for their individual needs.

We make it our priority to get the best coverages for the best price for our clients. I.H.S. is dedicated to providing our clients with unmatched service excellence.

Dedicated insurance solutions for more than 30 years.

We make it our priority to get the best coverages for the best price for our clients. I.H.S. is dedicated to providing our clients with unmatched service excellence.

Meet Brian Shirk

Director of I.H.S., an authorised financial services provider who specialises in business insurance.

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Products & Services

Key Man Insurance Policies

This product is beneficial to individuals whose business would suffer if the Key Person associated with it were to die or be disabled and unable to continue as an employee of the company.

Buy-Sell Insurance Policies

This product enables business owners to protect themselves in the event of a change in ownership or partnership, as a result of the death, disability, or resignation of a shareholder.

Contingent Liability Policies

This product is taken out in the event of financing needed for the business. This could be as a result of expansion or the purchasing of a large asset for the business. It could also be necessary at the time of purcchasing the entity.

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What Our Clients Say About I.H.S

This is just a small sample of our clients’ testimonials! If you are interested in any of the business insurance packages that IHS offers, please contact us at 010 591 2492. 

I just wanted to give some feedback I received from one of our staff members. she was so happy she chatted to you and that you gave her such an awesome service. Thank you once again for all your assistance, I really appreciate it. Regards

Anastacia Hammers Cape Union Mart

I.H.S. has provided business insurance for me and my partner's stores. Brian was very friendly and helpful! The good thing about I.H.S. is that they are fast, efficient, and reliable - I can always count on them to get the job done. They handle all of our insurance needs, which means we don't have to worry about a thing!

Louise Roberts Fashion Designer and Store Owner

When I was looking for a business insurance broker to help me with my policy, I talked to several different firms. It quickly became clear that Brian at I.H.S. was the best choice. He has a huge amount of experience and knows what he is talking about - it's very easy to see why he is the best business insurance broker in South Africa.

Brent Boston Hypermarket Manager, Vereeniging

I have known Brian for a few years now and we have done business together. He is helpful and reliable and has never let me down when I needed his services. I highly recommend him and look forward to doing lots of business with him in the future!

Liza Business Owner, Boksburg

I.H.S. has been a lifesaver for my business! When no other insurance broker could help me, Brian was able to provide me with a comprehensive policy that fully protects my business. I have a strong piece of mind knowing that if something were to happen, the business will move into its next chapter.

Kathy Clothing Store Owner, Sandton

I have been doing business with I.H.S. for a long time now. Anytime I've had an issue or needed advice, Brian has always been there for me! It's comforting to know that they are just a phone call away when you have any insurance needs.

Tanya Business Owner, Randburg

If you are looking for business insurance, I can't recommend Brian at I.H.S. highly enough! He was able to help me find the best policy that suits all of my needs. Since then, it's been 5 years without any claims!

Rianne Van Wyk Business Owner, Johannesburg