In the past two years, many business owners have experienced significant premium increases as their businesses rely more on the use of sub-contractors to keep up with increasing demand in a tight employment market. Since the arrival of COVID-19 and its various lockdowns, our clients have been … [Read more...] about Why Sub-contractors Can Massively Blow Out Your Liability Insurance Premiums
With the gradual nationwide easing of lockdowns and travel restrictions, more and more Australians are now travelling interstate and overseas for work and business. That being said, however, the effects of COVID-19 are still being felt worldwide. New COVID-19 variants, and the way governments … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Travel Cancellation Insurance Now Available for Corporate Travellers
There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact businesses around the world. Lockdowns, border closures, economic volatilities and the looming influence of a pandemic have put many businesses through significant hardships. One way Australian businesses may be considering to recoup … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Insurance Update: Court “Largely In Favour” of Insurers – Business Interruption
There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way Australians conduct business. At the time of this writing, 51% of Australians over the age of 16 are double vaccinated, according to the Department of Health’s vaccination numbers and statistics. As more Australians become … [Read more...] about What Happens if Someone in your Company Contracts COVID-19 and Claims it’s work related?
As the world continues to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian businesses are finding different ways to both survive in the market and recoup any losses directly associated with the coronavirus. One way businesses are working to recoup losses is through their Business Interruption … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Insurance Update: Small Businesses Take on QBE and Lloyds
There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused (and continues to cause) a lot of damage to businesses Australia-wide. As such, many organisations that have Business Interruption Insurance policies have asked the valid question if they could make a claim. Insurance companies argue they do … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Business Interruption Update: Clarity “Not Expected This Year”
IAG, whose brands include CGU and NRMA Insurance, has joined other major insurers such as Suncorp in significantly increasing their home premiums, which, according to the Australian Financial Review, has “lifted by 6 percent on average in the past six months” (Suncorp has claimed its premiums would … [Read more...] about Has the Cost of Home Insurance Spiked Again? Here’s how to Fight Rising Premiums
Our Managing Director, Tony Venning, was recently interviewed by Ticker News to speak about the importance of managing risk in a pandemic-affected economy. The interview covers items such as: 1. How we help businesses face and understand risks 2. How Crucial Insurance helped clients … [Read more...] about Our Live Interview with Ticker News