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Why it pays to buy insurance from an expert

Buying business insurance through a qualified adviser, rather than organising it yourself directly through the insurer, could be the difference between survival or closure in the face of a disaster. Here's why.

Debunking the $2k insurance myth

Call it an insurance misconception, but many business owners have a fixed idea of what they believe is an appropriate amount to pay for insurance. If they paid $2000 last year, they think $2000 will do for this year. But when every other aspect of your business could have changed, why would the same amount still be valid to protect you into the future?

Risk vs. liability: What you need to know

With the ever increasing fast pace of society, a successful business, particularly an entrepreneurial one, often needs to take business risks to stand out. However, risks often bring with them the potential for liability.

Tips to deal with unwelcome Valentines in the workplace

With Valentines Day just around the corner, employers are being warned to make sure their sexual harassment policy is up to scratch to avoid issues that can arise when attraction between employees isn’t reciprocal. Here’s what you need to know…

Avoid a liability hangover from the office Christmas party

Employers should ensure staff have fun at the office Christmas party, but not at the expense of the business’ liability insurance. So here’s some tips for encouraging appropriate behaviour this festive season.

When legal action is a business risk

Legal action—whether warranted or not—is a very real risk to businesses, including SMEs. Even if people do not have an honest claim to make against you, the cost of legal assistance to prove your innocence can be devastating to your business. Also, the toll it takes on your time and emotions can seriously hurt your business and personal time.

Is Facebook a business liability?

The benefits of social networking for business have been widely debated, in particular the use of Facebook in the workplace. However, there are many...


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...