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August 2018 - Austbrokers Terrace Insurance | Adelaide | Melbourne

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE NOT HAPPY WITH YOUR CLAIM

Since the initial publishing of this article, the Financial Ombudsman Service has been replaced with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority; please click here for more information. Austbrokers Terrace is here to represent all of its clients, and is a ‘first port of call’ for claims disputes. As a side-note to this article — using an […]

5 TIPS TO SPOT A FAKE WEBSITE

As technology improves and our reliance on it increases, so too does the ability of scammers to con us out of paying for items that will never arrive. Fake websites that take your money while harvesting your credit card and bank details are everywhere these days and are cleverly designed to look genuine and convincing, […]

NDB SCHEME DRIVING CYBER INSURANCE TAKE-UP

CFC Underwriting has revealed it has seen 107% growth in new cyber insurance business in Australia over the past year. According to the specialist firm, the introduction of the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme was the key driver in the take-up. “We attribute much of this growth to awareness of the impending legislation surrounding notification, […]

COUNTING THE REAL COST OF CYBER ATTACKS

COUNTING THE REAL COST OF CYBER ATTACKS

Cyber attacks are costing large Australian enterprises an average of $8.3 million a year, but the real costs could be much higher. In a study sponsored by HP Enterprise Security, the US-based Ponemon Institute questioned 30 large Australian organisations on their experience with cyber attacks over a four-week period and extrapolated its findings to a […]

RUNNING A BUSINESS FROM HOME: ARE YOU COVERED?

RUNNING A BUSINESS FROM HOME: ARE YOU COVERED?

Running your small business from home can be a thing of beauty. You could be reading this article while adorned in your PJs while the rest of us suffer in work attire that is not really as comfy as those salespeople tell us they are. It’s also likely you have a flexible schedule and don’t […]

BROKERS NEEDED “MORE THAN EVER” BEFORE

A financial services veteran has issued some soothing words to brokers this week, saying the profession remains of critical importance despite rapid and sometimes worrying changes. “This is a fantastic industry and the role of a broker is still needed today, more so than ever,” says Clifton Warren, principal of Corporate Eye Consulting. “We have […]

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