Entries by Andrew Silcox

Insurance Cover & Working from Home

In the midst of these uncertain times, flexibility in business has become all the more important, with many employees now working remotely. Even before COVID-19, many individuals were seeking more flexible working options, given technological advances and a desire for a greater work-life balance.  As a business owner, you’ve likely noticed this progression and; thus, […]

Managing Business Costs During Challenging Times

For many Australian businesses, recent months have been particularly challenging, which has, consequently, placed additional strain on their finances.  In response to this, many of those doing it tough are now looking for ways to cut back and; thus, preserve the ongoing viability of their company. However, while such action may be tempting, getting swept […]

What Your Business Needs to Do To Ensure a Safe Workplace for Returning to Work

When conducting day-to-day operations in the workplace, everything doesn’t always go to plan. While companies can introduce extensive measures for managing risks, this doesn’t guarantee exemption from accidents, which can still happen along the line. While it can be good to recognise that ‘accidents happen’, this doesn’t grant you a free pass to be laid […]

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 […]