In a stunning demonstration of the evolving landscape of cybercrime, a finance worker at a multinational firm in Hong Kong was deceived into transferring a staggering 200 million Hong Kong dollars (approximately $39 million Australian dollars) to fraudsters employing deepfake technology. This … [Read more...] about Deepfake Deception: A $39 Million Scam Unveils the Dark Side of AI in Cybersecurity
As the festive season approaches, we at Crucial Insurance and Risk Advisors want to take a moment to extend our warmest wishes to you and your loved ones. This time of year is a wonderful opportunity for reflection and gratitude. We are incredibly thankful for your trust and partnership … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas, and a Happy 2024!
We are both excited and deeply honoured to have won the 'Top Queensland Insurance Broker' award and to be finalists in multiple other categories at the Advisr Insurance Broker Awards. These recognitions are incredibly meaningful to us, reflecting the dedication and commitment of our team in the … [Read more...] about We Won Top Queensland Insurance Broker!
We are thrilled to announce that we are finalists in three categories at the Advisr Insurance Broker Awards! Our Managing Director, Tony Venning, has been nominated for two individual awards: ‘Top Insurance Broker or AR by Australian State’ and ‘Top Thought Leader.’ These nominations underscore … [Read more...] about We’re Finalists for Three Awards!
Financial Planners have had numerous challenges in recent years as a result of intensified compliance, levy’s, advisors leaving the industry and the cost and availability of insurance. In recent years, we have seen major insurers remove themselves from the Financial Planners PI Market due to an … [Read more...] about Financial Planners Insurance: Smart Strategies for Success
By now we’ve all seen the news of recent bushfires plaguing Australia. Thousands of people have been evacuated, homes and businesses have been destroyed and most devastatingly people have lost their lives. The kicker: it’s only the start of bushfire season. Hot, dry weather brought by an … [Read more...] about Are you Prepared for Bushfire Season? Here are 5 Ways to Prepare
The last couple of years in Australia have brought about several impactful changes to our economic environment. With increased costs across the board, insurance premiums have not been spared. However, while insurance premiums have increased, the sum insured value to accurately insure your property … [Read more...] about Are you Correctly Insured? How the Current Economic Environment May Mean You Aren’t
Aged Care is a unique sector with multiple challenges including staffing, financial, compliance and insurance protection. Crucial Insurance and Risk Advisors work alongside a number of Aged Care Organisations to manage their Insurance risk and here are our five top tips for organisations to … [Read more...] about Five Insurance Tips for Aged Care Organisations