Entries by Andrew Silcox

The Consequences of Policy Cancellation

In past months, the business environment has changed drastically, with the coronavirus pandemic causing widespread stress, devastation and uncertainty. For many individuals, the unfamiliar events unfolding across the globe have left them wondering whether or not various types of insurance are still worthwhile. Their business’ circumstances are likely far from the reality they once knew, […]

The Road out for Businesses: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic World

Managing the fallout from COVID-19 has become an incredibly daunting prospect for many Australian businesses, proving to be an undeniably challenging task. With the economy plummeting, new pressures are emerging, bringing about an array of obstacles organisations must now overcome if they wish to maintain the ongoing viability of their operations.  Across Australia, unemployment is […]

Risk & Liability Post-Pandemic: How Will Employees be Impacted?

The rapid spread of COVID-19 across the globe has brought about an array of distinct risks, which, in many cases, individuals haven’t ever had to consider before. The day-to-day life of Australians has changed drastically in just a matter of weeks, with their professional and personal lives straying far from what they once were.  Where […]

Your Guide to Cyber Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, 88% of Australian businesses have now either encouraged or required their staff members to work remotely. While this is, of course, an essential measure to take in containing the spread of COVID-19, such arrangements can have numerous concerning security implications for organisations.  In many cases, individual’s devices aren’t […]

Managing the Temporary Closure of Your Business

With two thirds of Australian companies taking a hit to revenue as a direct result of COVID-19, many business owners are now making the tough decision to temporarily close their doors. A growing number of organisations are finding that, due to coronavirus restrictions, they have no choice but to rethink the way they conduct their […]

How Your Broker Can Help During These Uncertain Times

Recent events have seen the COVID-19 pandemic sweep across the globe, dramatically changing life as we know it. As a community, we’re continuing to take measures to lessen the impact of coronavirus in Australia, such as working remotely and practising social distancing. As these uncertain times play out, it’s normal to feel uneasy and, if […]

What you should do in the Event of an Insurance Claim

With an insurance broker in your corner, you’ll be well equipped to overcome setbacks and get back to business in the event of a claim. In business, small setbacks all too often develop into significant, costly long-term burdens. Beyond impacting revenue, such downfalls can hinder a company’s professional reputation and threaten the livelihoods of existing […]

In the Current Climate: Are You Better With a Broker?

In the ever-changing modern environment, insurance is a necessity for organisations across Australia, providing them with valuable peace-of-mind in a dynamic business climate. During their day-to-day operations, businesses are exposed to a plethora of risks. Being aware of, assessing and managing such threats is vital. This is because, in the event of a disaster, those […]

The Australian Bushfires & Their Impact on the Insurance Industry

In recent months, Australians have come face-to-face with some of the most catastrophic bushfires in history, spreading devastation across the nation. During the 2019-2020 bushfire season, fires have ravaged through more than ten million hectares of land, taking the lives of at least 29 people and leaving over 2,000 homes destroyed in their path. The […]

Is Your Business Protected Against Ransomware Attacks?

Ransomware software is rapidly evolving, with advancements leading to a growing number of increasingly sophisticated attacks on Australian businesses. Ransomware attacks are conducted by perpetrators who use malicious software to encrypt computer files, making them inaccessible. Once the software has been successfully downloaded onto the targeted computer, the victim’s data is held at ransom by […]