The growing popularity of e-bikes and e-scooters has increased concerns among strata property owners and tenants about the heightened fire risk linked to faulty Lithium-ion batteries.  This surge in popularity calls for a closer examination of risk management related to these items. In January 2024, investigators...

In our ongoing commitment to keeping clients well-informed, we're delighted to share an insightful article from Berkley Insurance Australia and republished with their permission. This article highlights the difference between costs inclusive and costs exclusive excesses, and costs exclusive and costs inclusive indemnity limits. Understanding these features...

CRM Brokers is proud to support Scams Awareness Week and this year's campaign with the focus on impersonation scams. Approximately 80% of all scams reported to Scamwatch include some form of impersonation of a legitimate entity. Scammers can impersonate any organisation or brand and impersonation...

CRM Brokers wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year [vc_row][vc_column width='2/3'] CRM Brokers offices will close for Christmas and New Year on Wednesday 20th of December 2023 at 5pm. Our offices will reopen on...

Celebrating Excellence at the 2023 Strata Community CHU Awards We were delighted to once again sponsor the Strata Services Business Award at the Strata Community CHU Awards Night. The event brought together outstanding individuals and organisations to be recognised for their commitment to excellence in the...

In today's equipment-intensive buildings, ensuring comprehensive protection against the costs of unforeseen breakdowns is paramount. The increasing integration of technology into our daily lives, exemplified by the rise of electric vehicle charging stations within buildings, has heightened the exposure to potential risks and underscores the...

Finalists Announced for the Strata Services Business Award The independent judging process has been finalised and the results are in! Congratulations to the following finalists for CRM Brokers sponsored Strata Services Business Award. Austrata Finance BME Group Civil Fire Havencab Property Group Strata Energy Services   The winner...

Boost your business’s cybersecurity with the ACSC’s refreshed guide and new video In light of the rising number and complexity of cyber security attacks, it is critical to stay informed and implement proactive steps to protect your business. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has recently introduced...

CHU and FLEX have announced that their strata and build to rent portfolios will be entering the ARPC Cyclone Reinsurance Pool in July 2023. This measure will assist property owners with affordability and access to suitable insurance products. CHU’s residential and commercial strata portfolios, FLEX’s strata...

The theme for this year's Privacy Awareness Week, organised by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), is 'back to basics.' The message behind the theme is that while our information and technology landscape has got a lot more complicated, privacy remains fundamental. And that...

We're excited to celebrate the successes of the strata industry during the upcoming Strata Community CHU Awards for Excellence. The annual Awards Night recognises and rewards businesses and individuals who have made significant contributions to the strata industry and community across eleven categories. We at CRM Brokers...

Ken Masina Joins Industry Panel to Discuss Strata Insurance As a panellist at the Johns Lyng Group and Lannock Strata Finance Networking Event, Ken Masina, Head of Claims at CRM Brokers, engaged with other industry experts, including Chris Frazer and Melissa Gallagher, in a discussion about...