Tradies’ health risks explained

According to Safe Work Australia, tradespeople make up 30% of the workforce, but account for 58% of serious workplace injury claims. This article will cover how you can minimise your occupational health risks and encourage you to celebrate Tradies National Health Month this August. Wounds, lacerations, fractures, traumatic joint injuries, hearing loss, musculoskeletal disorders, mental […]

The Insurance Cycle


Insurance premiums set to rise. Where are we at in the insurance cycle? There are different characteristics of the market cycle. A soft market is generally characterised by low rates, high limits and readily available cover. Whereas in a hard market premiums increase, insurers capacity generally decreases and some activities and industriesmay no longer be […]

Insurance Claim – an inside view

Insurance exists to catch your fall

My goal is to keep you in business, keep the lights on and have trade kicking over. Peter Hanna Tweet   When you have an insurance claim you want to be working with an insurance broker   It’s safe to say, one of the biggest benefits to having an insurance broker is knowing there is […]

The risks you need to consider when doing business overseas

International Business

Operating Internationally? Here are some risks you may wish to consider… It is vital for organisations with an international footprint to ensure that the myriad of risks beyond the coronavirus remain a focus: Both domestic and international firms are exposed to risks, as indeed are we all. In the face of rising insurance premiums and […]

Commercial Legal Protection Insurance. What is it?

Three men standing around hard hats.

Commercial Legal Protection is designed to help SME businesses deal with unexpected legal issues not already covered by their other insurance policies. Intended to complement traditional SME policies, rather than substitute core insurance cover, the policy provides expert legal assistance when an insured really needs it and protects them from potentially crippling costs which will […]

What do you need to consider at renewal time?


Don’t leave your insurance renewal to the last minute One of the things that has become obvious over the last few years in the insurance market is almost everything has changed. Insurers now ask for a great level of disclosure from clients and need this in advance so they have enough time to review and […]

Be prepared this winter and get fire safe.

House Fire Austbrokers SPT Miranda

Follow these tips to get Fire Safe this winter House fires can happen at any time of the year right? But just like a bush or grass fire, the key to surviving a house fire is being prepared. There are some simple steps you can follow to reduce your risk of a fire in your […]

5 things you need to check this EOFY


EOFY Insurance Review The end of financial year (EOFY) can be a busy and stressful time time for business owners. There’s budgets to be finalised and tax related activities to be completed.   It is also the best time for business owners to review their insurance and understand whether their cover is keeping up with the […]

Protect your boat during winter

Boat Insurance - for when something goes wrong

Protect your boat during winter so it’s ready to go when you are.  If you want your boat to get through winter unscathed, you’ll want to hear these tips from MAST NSW.  Even though Australia isn’t known for its incredibly cold winters, many recreational boat owners will soon place their boats into storage now winter […]

Why you need a Risk Manager for your business


Every business needs a Risk Manager But first, what does a Risk Manager do? Saying every business needs a Risk Manager is a big statement. But it’s true. Every business could do with a risk assessment from a Risk Manager. A Risk Manager’s job is to protect you and your business from all the things […]