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...

Construction Law Review - June

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

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...

Construction Law Review - May

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

Do you know your responsibilities as an online business? Online businesses are charged with responsibilities above and beyond those of a traditional bricks and mortar store. Starting an online business is, in many ways, easier today than it’s ever been. It’s perfectly possible, and indeed common, to...

Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme 12‑month Insights Report The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) released their Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) Scheme 12‑month Insights Report. For a little over a year, it has been a legal requirement for entities to carry out an assessment whenever they suspect...

Common Challenges In Landlord Insurance Claims A common challenge that is faced in claims under a landlord insurance policy arises from the failure of the insured to maintain proper records. Common situations we see are: The insured does not use a property manager. A landlord does not have to use...

Don’t be in the Dark on Privacy Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is an annual initiative run by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC). The annual event highlights the importance of protecting personal information, and helps organisations, agencies and the public navigate the privacy landscape. For organisations...

Construction Law Review - April

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

Another day, another data breach Over a year on from its introduction the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) Scheme has resulted in increased awareness and action on personal information security. The obligation to notify individuals whose personal information is involved in a data breach that is likely to...

How can a cyber event occur in the Strata Industry? Social engineering fraud is one of the fastest growing threats to Australian businesses. It can be an elaborate fraud that sees fraudsters use a variety of techniques to deceive and manipulate victims into voluntarily giving out...

What you need to know about landlord insurance If you’ve scrimped and saved in the hopes of achieving financial security through an investment property it makes sense to insure such a valuable asset. It’s no secret that Australians are among the most real-estate obsessed people in the...

Construction Law Review - March

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

Nominations are now open for the Strata Services Business Award CRM Brokers is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship of the Strata Services Business Award at the the SCA (NSW) Strata Community Awards. The annual Awards Night provides an exceptional opportunity to recognise and reward amazing businesses...