Construction Law Review - July

Please refer below to our Construction Law Review, selected from AR Conolly’s Daily Bulletins covering Insurance, Banking, Construction & Government.

Understanding how the various sections of a Strata Insurance Policy respond to a claim is paramount, as it could affect your chances of making a successful claim.   In general, a Strata Insurance policy consists of the following sections:- Building Liability Fidelity Guarantee Office Bearers Liability Voluntary...

Automatic Terrorism Cover for strata buildings. The Australia's Terrorism Insurance Scheme was originally designed to provide automatic Terrorism cover for commercial buildings only under the Terrorism Insurance Act 2003 subject to a Terrorism Levy. As a consequence, sizeable residential strata buildings which are located and/or surrounded...

Australians Urged To Apply Latest Software Update Amidst Ransomware Attacks Stay Smart Online issued a HIGH PRIORITY Alert on this matter on the 28th of June. The Alert includes simple steps that organisations (including small businesses) and home users can take to reduce their risk of...

Strata Building Defect Bond Scheme Deferred Until 2018 NSW Fair Trading has officially deferred the building defect bond scheme. The scheme will now only apply to construction contracts signed (or where there is no contract and building work commences) from 1st of January 2018. Fair Trading announced...

How businesses can mitigate their loss in the event of a Cyber-Attack Did you know that if you have a turnover of less than $3M (with no online sales) and Annual transactions and records up to 10,000, you could be eligibility for an affordable stand-alone Cyber Insurance Policy? Two simple...

Construction Law Review - May

Please refer below to our Construction Law Review, selected from AR Conolly’s Daily Bulletins covering Insurance, Banking, Construction & Government.

Fire & Emergency Services Levy Deferred Indefinitely [vc_row row_type='section' type='grid' text_align='left' video='show_video' video_overlay='show_video_overlay' video_webm='' video_mp4='' video_ogv='' video_image='' background_color='' border_color='' padding='' padding_top_bottom=''][vc_column width='1/1'] UPDATE: 22 June 2017 - A new and necessary piece of legislation (Emergency Services Levy Bill 2017) had been issued on 22 June 2017 which required...

How to prepare for unexpected risks: A business survival guide Most small business owners are born optimists. After all, why take the plunge unless you’re confident you can stay afloat? But positive thinking can only take you so far. To succeed in business and stay on...

Construction Law Review - April

Please refer below to our Construction Law Review, selected from AR Conolly’s Daily Bulletins covering Insurance, Banking, Construction & Government.

Cyber insurance and your business It might be easy to dismiss cyber crime as completely irrelevant to your business on account of its unfamiliar nature — who would actually take the time to exact a cyber crime against your business when they could be hitting the big...

The Importance of Professional Indemnity Construction industry professionals such as Contractors and Builders who provide design or other professional services in addition to or as part of their construction activities for clients, assume the additional responsibilities and liabilities of a design professional. Claims against Design &...

Australia's leading industry event for Architecture, Building, Construction & Design For over three decades, DesignBUILD has supported leaders in the world of architecture, building, construction and design. The event provides attendees with the opportunity to explore cutting-edge ideas, make new industry connections and start their own creative collaborations...

3 key questions to help safeguard your business Running a small business is challenging in the best of times, so it’s not surprising that many small business owners put risk protection in the “too hard and too expensive” basket. But they do so at their peril.  A survey...

ARE YOU PUZZLED BY YOUR CLEANERS INSURANCE? CRM Brokers is a leading Australian insurance broker specialising in the building services industry since 1999. Since that time, the industry has evolved and so too has our insurance solutions. CRM Brokers' Cleaners' Bucket insurance program mixes Public, Product and...

Workers’ compensation is everyone’s business Injury in the workplace Illness or injury in the workplace is more common than you might think. No matter what industry you’re in, it’s an area of running a business that can’t be ignored. The statistics speak for themselves. There were 106,565 serious...

Construction Law Review - March

Please refer below to our Construction Law Review, selected from AR Conolly’s Daily Bulletins covering Insurance, Banking, Construction & Government.

Insurance broker vs online insurance… Which one is right for your business? New players in the insurance space may appear to give business owners more choice, but how can you be sure that your business is adequately protected? The insurance industry has evolved significantly over the last decade....