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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.

23 Mar

Heat records broken across southeast

Temperatures in parts of Victoria and NSW hit record levels this month and modelling suggests the above-average warmth will extend into next month, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

1 Mar

Insurers struggle to asses damage in cyclone-hit Fiji

Damage to Fiji’s communications facilities is making it difficult for insurers to assess the destruction left by Tropical Cyclone Winston, the strongest storm to have struck in the southern hemisphere.

1 Mar

Steadfast hails "outstanding" result

Steadfast has reported 6.3% organic growth in revenue to $226 million for the six months to December 31.

2 Feb

Cybercrime – In the top 5 risks faced by Australian Business in 2015

Cybercrime costs the Australian economy over $1 billion annually. Cybercrime risk moved into the top 5 risks faced by Australian business in 2014 according to Allianz research; it wasn’t in the top ten in 2013.

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