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
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has now concluded its public hearings. The final round of hearings featured the leaders of our major banks and the AMP. The focus of the hearings was not “what happened”, but “why was it allowed to … [Read more...] about Royal Commission wraps up
QBE Insurance has denied it has received a corporate proposal from German insurance giant Allianz after media reports suggested the two insurers had been in "informal talks" about a potential takeover.German newspaper Handelsblatt reported overnight that Allianz chief executive Oliver Baete met … [Read more...] about QBE Insurance rejects Allianz bid speculation
Latest statistics show that more than 28 billion people will be connected to the Internet of Things in 2017, rising to 34 billion-plus next year. Such astronomical numbers give cyber-criminals an almost infinite number of devices – often poorly protected –to target during attacks.Globally, … [Read more...] about Don’t insure and slack – cyber insurance is just one part of the cyber-security equation
When any alteration, renovation or upgrade occurs at your commercial property or home it’s vital to ensure that you have adequate insurance coverage in place. Depending on your contract and what work is being undertaken, we may have to endorse or arrange alternative or additional coverage.The … [Read more...] about Get coverage before renovating
An unoccupied or vacant home, building or property is perceived as a higher risk.Insurance policies generally allow for short periods of unoccupancy; however the allowance period varies. It can be up to 60 or 90 days, although not all policies are the same. One Landlord’s policy calls for … [Read more...] about Unoccupied buildings – what you need to know
Travel insurance was the last thing on Emma Carey's mind as she parachuted from plane in Switzerland while on a European adventure of a life time.But her policy proved a godsend when things went belly-up.The chute didn't open properly and the 20-year-old was crushed under the weight of her … [Read more...] about Schoolies warned to get travel insurance
In the first six months of 2016, Scamwatch has reported Australians have lost over $48 million to scams. Everyone is a target and with scam artists increasingly getting more and more sophisticated, it’s easy to fall prey.Scamwatch provides a number of tips to help protect you against scams … [Read more...] about How do you defend against scams?