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Your insurance checklist

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, it’s a good time to check-in with whether your insurance is up-to-date.  Pushing back a review could leave your business underinsured and if you need to make a claim, this could put you in a dire financial situation. Scheduling in time for an annual review is […]

How to appeal a rejected insurance claim

When you thought you were covered for a loss, having your insurance claim rejected can be devastating. But even after receiving this bad news, you do still have options. It is possible to appeal the decision. In situations like these, having a good broker by your side can be incredibly valuable. The reasoning for the […]

The cost of insurance is changing, here’s why

It’s been a challenging few years, from natural disasters like bushfires and floods to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. While all of this pushed insurance prices up, things are looking up and we’re seeing premiums start to stabilise. The costs for insurers rise KPMG Australia found that gross written premium – which is the total value […]

Preventing theft, intrusion and malicious damage at your commercial building

How secure is your business’ premises? For all businesses with a physical site, property damage, intrusion and malicious damage are ongoing risks, and these incidents can cause significant disruptions and costs. Avoiding unauthorised access starts with the development of a robust security plan, which is used to proactively mitigate risks and subsequently protect your business […]

How prepared are you for extreme weather?

Australian’s are no stranger to extreme weather events. Bushfires, drought, flash floods, severe storms and earthquakes are all examples of what we have endured over the years. While the risk of extreme weather and natural disasters is ever-present across the country, many of us are still largely unprepared. According to research from QBE*, which looked […]

Is your business making these insurance mistakes?

If you need to make a claim, having suitable insurance in place will help you get back on your feet. The problem is, many businesses go to make a claim only to realise they haven’t got the right policy for their needs. In some cases a business is underinsured – meaning they don’t have a […]

Getting back into the office post-COVID: What you need to know

As COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to increase across the country, many businesses are slowly bringing staff back into the office. During this process though, it’s important to implement a well-thought-out plan that complies with WHS obligations and is designed to protect employees. Since pre-pandemic times, the requirements of a workplace environment have changed drastically. Now, […]

Keeping your business safe this fire season

As we navigate another fire season, here are some simple and cost-effective tips for keeping your small business safe. Smart alarms and detectors When you’re in the workplace, traditional smoke alarms are a great way to alert you of an issue. But what about when you’ve closed your doors for the night? With smart smoke […]

Minimise bad business debts: Here’s how

Bad money management – regardless of whether you’re at fault – can leave you wondering where it all went so wrong. Taking precautionary measures ahead of time is the best way to avoid debt becoming an issue down the line. 1. Credit checks Before getting a new client, credit checks are a relatively simple and […]