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QBE research reveals water damage risk

New research from QBE Insurance has revealed the risk of water-related damage incidents is high even as many are working from home because of COVID-19 lockdowns, reinforcing the need to conduct regular maintenance and checks. QBE says its survey in June of more than 1000 respondents found about 77% of those who experienced water damage […]

Expert offers travel insurance tips amid COVID-19 pandemic

Travel insurance providers have adapted to the “new normal,” with some policies covering risks resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, with many policyholders remaining confused about the product, especially during the recent lockdowns, a travel expert has offered tips on what to consider when travelling amid the pandemic.Jodi Bird, a travel expert at Choice, claimed […]

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World’s largest 3D-printed deck fitting declared shipshape A 1.5-tonne part manufactured in Adelaide has been certified, making it the world’s largest approved 3D-printed shipboard fitting and opening the door to a potential flood of new work. The deck-mounted Panama Chock was manufactured in Adelaide’s northern suburbs by AML3D for Singapore company Keppel Offshore & Marine […]

The legal obligation of employers during a global pandemic

2020 was a year of change and challenges. Its global impact was something that we have never seen and experienced before. Our daily lives and the way we undertake business has changed. Hybrid work settings have been present even before the global pandemic. The “work from home” setup has slowly been carried out by people […]

Online activity during COVID lockdowns sees surge in cyber a...

A cybercrime is now reported every eight minutes in Australia with criminals and spies taking advantage of large numbers of people working from home during COVID-19 lockdowns. Key points:Cyber security incidents soared by 13 per cent in Australia during the past financial year, according to the official report The Australian Cyber Security Centre says criminals […]

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