Extreme weather conditions are increasing around the world, and Australia is no exception. Experts predict this summer will, again, be one of the hottest on record, with severe bushfires, storms and floods all set to increase. In the absence of the vast resources of larger organisations, there is … [Read more...] about Why your business needs an extreme weather action plan
More expensive premiums, higher excesses and narrower coverage are set to become an insurance reality for many Australian businesses. Here’s how SMB's can prepare for a hardening market. Australian businesses have benefited from a soft insurance market for some years now, but it's time to prepare … [Read more...] about How to reduce your business insurance costs
Few things are more devastating in business than thinking you're covered for a loss only to find out your insurer has rejected your claim. Here’s how to appeal that decision. Just because you've received bad news, doesn't mean you should give up. There are a number of avenues for appealing … [Read more...] about Four steps to appeal a rejected insurance claim
When you’re ready to push your home business from the nest and into a shopfront, it’s an exciting time. It can also expose you to a whole new world of risk that could cripple your fledgling business before it can soar. Running a business from home is one thing, but taking the leap to a shopfront … [Read more...] about 5 tips for insuring a shopfront
When was the last time you had your jewellery valued? And what about that fine art collection in your home or office boardroom? Whether you have the odd piece or a truckload, chances are your precious items are worth a lot more than you think. Fine art is not just limited to paintings and works … [Read more...] about Valuables and Collectibles insurance. Valuation updates now due?
City Rural has developed specific niche insurance products for Large Arts organisations, Artist support groups, individual artists and a wide range of Art Forms. To continue our support of the Arts, I am proud to announce that we have extended our sponsorship of the Helpmann Academy Graduate … [Read more...] about Sponsorship Announcement
Australia will have a mandatory data breach notification scheme in place within the year after several aborted attempts, following the passage of legislation through the senate today. The Labor and Liberal parties today united to pass the government's Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) … [Read more...] about Australia finally has mandatory data breach notification
Principal of City Rural, Andrew Benda, has been named SA/NT Broker of the Year in NIBA’s prestigious broker awards. The award, sponsored by Zurich, was presented at the NIBA SA Gala Lunch at the Adelaide Oval with 400 insurance industry staff attending. Key criteria in choosing the winner … [Read more...] about City Rural principal voted No.1