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13 Oct

Small Business Structures

There are four main structures to choose from: sole trader status, a partnership, a proprietary limited company, and a proprietary limited company as trustee for a trust (whether a discretionary trust or a unit trust).

13 Oct

After a Storm or Flood

Each year storms, hail and heavy rain cause tens of millions of dollars’ worth of property damage and injuries to people; not to mention the emotional anxiety experienced from witnessing your livelihood and belongings in ruin.

28 Sep

New drone regulations effective 29th September, 2016

From Thursday, Australians will no longer need operators’ certificates and remote pilot licences to commercially fly drones weighing less than 2kg.

28 Sep

Business has head in the sand on Cyber Risk

Australian SMEs are leaving themselves unnecessarily exposed to the risk of “fatal business disruption”, according to a survey from accounting and advisory group Bentleys.

22 Sep

Have I been hacked ?

Even the most effective anti-malware programs don’t protect against all the different threats to our systems. It’s hardly surprising.

22 Sep

Limits on Credit and Debit Card Surcharges

Credit and debit card surcharges will soon be subject to limits under new laws that aim to prevent merchants charging excessive fees when accepting card payments. 

7 Sep

Professions face "new industrial revolution"

Risks and roles will change as professionals experience upheaval equivalent to the Industrial Revolution, QBE Insurance Australia Head of Professional Lines Jill Stewart says.

7 Sep

Insurers must prepare for climate change

The insurance sector must be better prepared for a climate-induced financial crisis hitting the global economy, economist and former politician John Hewson says.

28 Jul

Who Needs Professional Risks Insurance?


Expensive lawsuits can arise from dissatisfied clients anytime, even through no fault of yours. So if you’re providing professional advice or services, insurance to protect your exposure to Professional Risks is essential.

23 Mar

Energy Group settles $4 million Blue Mountains lawsuit

Endeavour Energy has settled a class action led by IAG over a 2013 bushfire in the Blue Mountains.

The suit, which was filed by William Roberts Lawyers, acting for IAG, was settled for $4 million.


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  • Liberty International Underwriters
  • Vero
  • Medisure Indemnity Australia
  • The Underwriters Agency
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  • CGU
  • Dual