INSURANCE NEWS

How to prepare a business interruption claim

According to the Insurance Council of Australia, most business interruption policies weren’t designed to cover pandemics. Insurers didn’t factor them into their costs, and reinsurance wasn’t generally available for pandemic cover. This means there were no reserves set up for pandemic-related claims. But businesses shouldn’t necessarily see that as a brick wall to claiming on business […]

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Buying secondhand equipment? The low-down on your insurance options

Will today’s bargain be tomorrow’s burden? With used business, farming, and construction equipment in high demand, it’s worth assessing the benefits and risks of buying secondhand. Factors causing the rush are the pandemic disrupting international supply chains and a growing appetite for buying online. Overall, the secondhand economy – not just for business equipment – […]

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Prioritising workplace wellbeing during COVID-19

Mental health might not have been on the radar of many businesses previously, but this year COVID-19 has put mental wellbeing at the forefront of workplace safety considerations. Both employees and business owners have been subjected to additional stress and uncertainty, and self-isolation and possible loneliness have only added to feelings of anxiety. Back to […]

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