With the current bushfires in NSW, QLD and SA we greatly appreciate and thank all the firefighters and emergency services that are risking their lives to protect ours and our property. For anyone that has suffered a loss in these events, we would recommend notifying your insurer or broker as soon … [Read more...] about Bushfires declared a catastrophe by the Insurance Council of Australia
Starting a business is a risky business, which is why it pays to be prepared! While it is impossible to predict exactly which possible hardships may befall your company throughout its years of operation, it is possible to load up on the right business insurance that will provide you with coverage … [Read more...] about Real Risks in Business: A Guide to Insurance
Australians are increasingly working from home, with the most recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicating at least a third of us choose to work from home at least part of the time. A study by future trends research house McCrindle shows there are lots of different reasons why … [Read more...] about The insurance implications of working from home
Telematics technology has proven benefits when it comes to encouraging more responsible driving, with research indicating better driver behaviour is one of the main advantages in using this innovation. Black box or telematics technology is a way for businesses to collect data on how their … [Read more...] about Telematics continues to evolve in insurance
We have been involved with SALA for many years as the sponsor for the Emerging Artist award and from 1st August 2019 we are also a SALA venue. It’s another way we are supporting the Arts community around the country. Artist Mirjana Dobson won the City Rural Helpmann Academy travel award in 2017 … [Read more...] about Something very different is happening in our offices during August – we are a SALA venue.
Human error is a key reason why data breaches occur. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) first annual report on the notifiable data breaches (NDB) scheme shows it received 964 notifications from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019, a 712% increase on the previous voluntary … [Read more...] about Report highlights cyber risks magnitude
I was reviewing a long-term clients renewal the other day and as it was time to approach alternative insurer markets on their behalf, I obtained updated information about the client’s situation and sent the quote request details out. Due to my clients occupation, I had a few declines back quickly … [Read more...] about Know the client. Know the policy.
Many Australians, especially those who own businesses, discover they don’t have the cover they need in the worst possible circumstances. Insurance is one of those subjects that many people glaze over. So, just to test how knowledgeable you are about this important but unsexy topic, see how many … [Read more...] about How to minimise being underinsured