What was once seen as a carrot to lure employees to a business, flexible working arrangements are now an expectation of employees.Last year Brokerwise considered the data protection implications for remote office workers. But there are so many more risks to be aware of.People are more … [Read more...] about Working From Home – The New Norm
A contractor is someone you engage to perform work or a task for you who is not an employee. Their engagement is often referred to as a contract for services. Features common to contractors are that the contractor can set a price, a contractor may be paid for an outcome, rather than an hourly rate, … [Read more...] about Contractors Vs Employees
Construction costs have recently exploded, rising more than at any time since 2005.A surge in construction activity, supply chain disruptions and a shortage of materials has already been widely reported, but an alarming new twist has emerged with an Australia-wide shortage of labour.The … [Read more...] about Construction Costs Have Recently Exploded
The coverage afforded under Travel Insurance has long been considered complex and often difficult to interpret. This is evidenced by the Australian Financial Complaints Authority’s (AFCA) reporting which consistently has Travel Insurance generating a disproportionately high number of disputes … [Read more...] about Travel Insurance Now More Complex Than Ever
As a consumer or business owner, it is vital to ensure that your interests are protected, when dealing with other businesses. There are a number of steps you can take to protect your interests.Ask For Information: What is their ACN? Since 1991, every company in Australia has been issued with … [Read more...] about Do You Really Know Who You’re Dealing With?
Did you know your Public Liability insurance only protects your business if you cause harm to another person, or damage another person’s property, due to negligence? If the loss or damage caused is financial only, there is no cover provided under a Liability policy.This is where Professional … [Read more...] about Manufacturers to Consider Professional Indemnity Insurance
In the past, mental health has not been on the radar for most businesses, but this year Covid 19 has put mental health at the forefront of workplace safety considerations. Both employees and business owners have been subjected to additional stress and uncertainty, while isolation and loneliness have … [Read more...] about Prioritising Mental Health During Covid-19
According to some sources, in 2018 we capture the same amount of data in any two days than we did in all of history prior to 2003. IBM report that 90% of data on the internet has been collected since 2016. Reflect on that for a minute … that’s a lot of data about you and me! While the collection of … [Read more...] about How Big Is ‘Big Data’?