As a consumer or business owner, it is vital to ensure that your interests are protected, when dealing with other businesses. There are a number of steps you can take to protect your interests. 1. Ask for information What is their ACN? Since 1991, every company in Australia has been issued … [Read more...] about Do you really know who you’re dealing with?
With effect from 17 December 2018 elements of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF Act) and amendments to the QBCC (Queensland Building and Construction Commission) Act commence. The purpose for these changes and amendments means that it should be easier for both the … [Read more...] about Changes to QBCC – New Security of Payment Laws
The Royal Commission into misconduct in the Financial Services Industry released its Final Report in February after 69 days of hearings with 76 recommendations made and 22 referrals to regulatory authorities for criminal investigation and potential prosecution. Of the issues that were raised … [Read more...] about What does the Royal Commission Report mean for insurance?
It can take just moments for fire, flood or thieves to wipe out years of hard work, asset accumulation and stock. But it can be months before you realise the full extent of the damage – and even longer to recover - if you don't have a detailed and up-to-date inventory list encompassing business … [Read more...] about How to create and maintain an SMB inventory list
The UK's Grenfell Tower disaster has had widespread implications for professionals in Australia's construction industry. Here's how to help protect yourself if you're a contractor who's worked on any Australian building project. The UK Grenfell Tower disaster claimed the lives of 72 people on 14 … [Read more...] about How to protect your business against non-compliant cladding
Qsure is pleased to announce that we have entered into a partnership with Aviso Group. The Aviso Group is a national partnership of leading insurance brokers who work together to ensure that we provide market leading products to our customers on an ongoing basis. The Aviso Group is now one of the … [Read more...] about Qsure Insurance partners with Aviso Group
Sydney's violent hailstorm, which has left millions of dollars of damage in its wake, is a crucial reminder of how important it is to protect yourself against potentially crippling damage to your business. The incident, declared a 'catastrophe’ by the Insurance Council of Australia, led to more … [Read more...] about Lessons learned from Sydney’s ‘catastrophic’ storm
Extreme weather conditions are increasing around the world, and Australia is no exception. Experts predict this summer will, again, be one of the hottest on record, with severe bushfires, storms and floods all set to increase. In the absence of the vast resources of larger organisations, there is … [Read more...] about Why your business needs an extreme weather action plan