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SANTA FORCED TO ABANDON SLEIGH DUE TO INSURANCE CONCERNS

Need a hand with your insurances, or have a burning question?  Contact us now to discuss your insurance requirements. Santa has been forced to ditch his sleigh after insurers deemed it too risky. The Brighton Rotary Club normally visits children in the British seaside town via sleigh but insurers insisted that Santa had to install […]

HOW RIDE-SHARING SERVICES CAN TAKE YOUR PRIVACY FOR A RIDE

Even the largest companies in the world are not exempt from security breaches – and the scope of even a minor breach of your client’s confidential information can be devastating. Why take the risk? Contact us today to discuss Cyber Insurance. In cities around the globe, using ridesharing services has become a way of life. […]

SOCIAL MEDIA EVIDENCE REDUCES $20M DAMAGES CLAIM TO NOMINAL ...

SOCIAL MEDIA EVIDENCE REDUCES $20M DAMAGES CLAIM TO NOMINAL SUMSOCIAL MEDIA EVIDENCE REDUCES $20M DAMAGES CLAIM TO NOMINAL SUMSocial media evidence used by defendant to reduce claim for $20 million damages to nominal sum. In Issue Whether surveillance and social media records were admissible to contradict the plaintiff’s account of disabilities. The Background Yena Foong (the […]

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY TIPS

As a business owner, Employment Practices are a topic which is always in the back of your mind. If you want to discuss these practices, or have any queries about insuring them, please contact us today.    The media loves a scandal – and scandal it had in 2017 with a series of high-profile sexual […]

NINE THINGS YOUR NEW CAR NEEDS TO BE SAFE

Though not the most exciting subject when buying a new car, vehicle safety has come in leaps and strides in the last few years. Buying a car is an exciting and often frustrating experience. Aside from the usual questions about fuel efficiency, blue tooth connectivity and whether red really does make it go is faster, […]

TIPS ON MAINTAINING YOUR BARBECUE

As winter moves into spring, more and more people begin the yearly migration of cooking out on the grill. Often, this is the first time many people take their ‘barbie’ out of hibernation and fire it up. According to the CFA, Fire-fighters are regularly called to attend barbecue-related incidents after a period of disuse, warning […]

TIPS ON HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR HOME

It’s often said that your home is your castle and like any good castle, your home needs to be maintained. As a homeowner, it’s your responsibility to make sure your home is well maintained and is in good repair. Aside from the obvious safety and visual appeal reasons, a poorly maintained home can have some […]

ASBESTOS RISKS AND INSURANCE

ASBESTOS RISKS AND INSURANCE

The relationship between insurance and asbestos is complex, which makes it difficult to determine liability… … However, it is no secret that asbestos is a very real menace especially in Australia. And as risk management professionals you need to ensure that your clients are aware of the peril and are complying with their legal obligations around asbestos. Insurance […]

FLOOD INSURANCE – SHOULD YOUR BUSINESS TAKE OUT COVER?

Many Householders insurers are making Flood Cover compulsary. But what factors come into play when insuring a business for flood cover? After the 2011 floods in Queensland, the government discussed the idea of making flood cover compulsory in all insurance policies, including business insurance. Though the legislation did not go through, many insurance companies amended […]

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