A recent case made by the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) reaffirmed the importance of obtaining professional advice when considering any type of insurance product. The case involved a claimant who sustained damage to his laptop and televisions due to a power surge. He … [Read more...] about Professional Advice Is Important for All Types of Insurance
Insurance is something that most business owners set and forget. They simply don’t think about insurance unless they need to use it. Like your business, your insurance needs will change over time. It is a good idea to review your coverage periodically to make sure that you are not paying for … [Read more...] about Reviewing Your Business Insurance
It’s affecting drivers around the globe. It claims hundreds of lives every year and happens day-byday on our roads. It’s called road rage, a condition that often involves anger or violence associated with on-road driving activities. Many government departments have determined that road rage is … [Read more...] about Road Rage: The Growing Monster
Recently, following an attack by neighbour’s dogs while playing in a friend’s yard, a child was awarded $315,500 for injuries. Prior to the attack, the dogs were securely enclosed in their owner’s premises. The child climbed onto a tree stump on the adjoining property and then stood on a cross … [Read more...] about Is He Really Your Best Friend?
The Australian Insurance Market has long been described as cyclical, for instance: it moves through both hard and soft market conditions. In a ‘hard’ market premiums increase and underwriting capacity is eroded. ‘Soft’ markets are characterised by falling premiums and aggressive insurers chasing … [Read more...] about Insurance Premiums on the Rise?
There is no question that COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work and transact in 2020. The impacts of these changes may yet be felt for many years to come. While we are all rapidly adjusting, it is important to consider the actual or potential business insurance impacts. Some questions that … [Read more...] about Doing Business Differently In 2020
Theft from Australian construction sites are disturbingly common and accounts for around $1 billion in costs worldwide. Not to mention less than 25% of stolen equipment is recovered. Even if police find the stolen equipment, they have little chance identifying that it belongs to you. It is easy … [Read more...] about How to Deal with Staff Pilfering From Your Construction Site
Did you know that cyber-attacks went up by 700% last year, leaving many Australian businesses feeling unprepared? A cybersecurity threat can lead to lost data and money. When your system gets taken over by ransomware, your business is held, hostage. A cyber insurance policy that covers you in the … [Read more...] about Risky Business: Why Your Small Business Needs Ransomware Insurance