Cybercrime is big business - are you safe? Cybercriminals target businesses of all sizes, stealing information to commit identity theft, fraud and other crimes. The consequences of this can be devastating. Stay Smart Online Week 2019 is focusing on empowering businesses to take simple steps to...

CRM Brokers appoints Chief Operating Officer CRM Brokers has appointed Gordon Bell to take up the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Working closely with Damien Coorey and Joseph Saad, he will focus on building the broker’s service offering across all business lines, but with a...

NSW Fair Trading Advice on how to avoid Cybercrime NSW Fair Trading is warning people about the recent increase in cybercrime and offering advice on how to avoid becoming a victim. Social engineering offences have been on the rise. This is where someone impersonates one of your...

CRM Brokers announce the 2019 Strata Services Business Award On Friday 26th of July, the strata industry gathered together at The Star for the annual SCA (NSW) CHU Strata Community Awards. The independent judging panel of academics and industry stakeholders were thoroughly impressed with the number of entries...

NSW Fair Trading has issued important information about safety in the home The advice from NSW Fair Trading reminds occupants or lot owners to report any "tingle" or "shock" when touching anything electrical, to a strata manager, strata committee or landlord immediately. They then shift the...

End of Financial Year insurance checkup for your business The end of the financial year is more than just a time for stocktake sales, it's the perfect opportunity to take stock of your insurance and risk-management program. The Australian Government's Business.gov.au website highlights reviewing your insurance as...

The National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) has revealed Damien Coorey as the NSW/ACT Broker of the Year, which recognises excellence in the insurance broking profession. The Broker of the Year Award, sponsored by QBE, goes to an inspiring role model who has demonstrated excellence in broking...

What is efficacy all about? Here Glenn Eason - National Liability Manager at Solution Underwriting discusses product efficacy in relation to general liability. What is efficacy all about? I’m regularly asked about product efficacy…. What is it? Why is it being excluded? Efficacy or inefficacy are not commonly used...

Finalists Announced for the Strata Services Business Award This year the SCA (NSW) received a record number of entries for the CHU Strata Community Awards. The Strata Services Business Award is designed to recognise excellence in performance of Strata Services. It specifically recognises a business that has...

Certifiers temporarily permitted to have cladding exclusion on insurance The NSW Government has amended the Building Professionals Regulation to ensure that building certifiers can continue to operate. Certifiers are required by NSW law to hold professional indemnity insurance, without exclusions or conditions, as a pre-requisite for accreditation,...

Finity Market Report [vc_row][vc_column width='2/3']Approaching the halfway point of the year, we are seeing the insurance market shift from a ‘soft’ to a ‘hard’ market. Factors like significant losses, particularly due to a due to a string of natural disasters, and economic conditions can lead the market...

The Importance of Product Liability Insurance Here we take a look at the importance of product liability insurance, and how to make sure you've got appropriate cover.  What is product liability insurance Product liability insurance is designed to protect your business if you’re sued depending how a product...