Cyber insurance first emerged in the late 1990s as a response to Y2K concerns. Since then, there has been an escalation in the reliance on technology, and the cyber risks of doing business have exponentially increased. It is still an emerging area of risk and insurance, and not all policies are … [Read more...] about Cyber Risk Insurance
With bushfires burning around the country, it’s important for homeowners in fire-prone areas to take steps to ensure they have the right insurance in place. This article from the Steadfast online magazine Well Covered, discusses risks of underinsurance, how to avoid mistakes and ensure homeowners … [Read more...] about Bushfire safe: making sure your home isn’t underinsured
Anyone who is travel savvy buys Travel Insurance when they’re venturing on a trip because they know that it can be a life saver. What could be more reassuring? Cover for all those unexpected dramas that could cost you thousands, like emergency medical expenses, lost and stolen baggage, flight … [Read more...] about Travel Insurance – Changes and Pitfalls
Directors are starting to see why the ATO introduced Single Touch Payroll. This data has enabled the ATO to identify businesses, who are not complying with their responsibilities for Superannuation Guarantee (SGC) and PAYG withholding tax obligations. With the recent introduction of new legislation, … [Read more...] about Does the Corporate Veil still protect Directors?
All business owners have a lot of challenges, but many fail to contemplate what might happen if their business is suddenly unable to trade. From illness or injury to a fire at your supplier’s warehouse, there are many ways that your profit generation could be suddenly halted. While there are many … [Read more...] about Income Protection for Business Owners
We all love a surprise at Christmas time and the excitement of imagining what’s under the tree. What we don’t want is the surprise and upset of storms and other nasty happenings at this time of year. There are a few simple things you can do to limit the potential of a spoiled Christmas at your … [Read more...] about Tis the season for Christmas surprises
Starting a business is a risky business, which is why it pays to be prepared! While it is impossible to predict exactly which possible hardships may befall your company throughout its years of operation, it is possible to load up on the right business insurance that will provide you with coverage … [Read more...] about Real Risks in Business: A Guide to Insurance
What is proportionate liability? Proportionate liability refers to the concept that liability for a plaintiff’s loss should be apportioned to the defendants in accordance with the extent of their responsibility for that loss. Why was the proportionate liability scheme introduced? The Ipp report … [Read more...] about Proportionate liability in Queensland – Implications for Insurance