Australians are increasingly working from home, with the most recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicating at least a third of us choose to work from home at least part of the time.A study by future trends research house McCrindle shows there are lots of different reasons why … [Read more...] about The insurance implications of working from home
Scott Winton Insurance is the major sponsor for the Quill Club's Annual Charity Luncheons. This year the Quill Club members raised $40,000 for charity Syndromes Without A Name.One of the highlights of the day was the fundraising auction. An item up for auction was a basketball signed by Michael … [Read more...] about Quill Club & SWAN Australia
Telematics technology has proven benefits when it comes to encouraging more responsible driving, with research indicating better driver behaviour is one of the main advantages in using this innovation.Black box or telematics technology is a way for businesses to collect data on how their … [Read more...] about Telematics continues to evolve in insurance
NIBA has today finalised the full set of state winners for its broker of the year and young professional broker awards.The last of the winners to be named, for SA/NT, are broker Kevin Loader of Gallagher and young professional Jessica Dametto of Webber Insurance Group.Five state … [Read more...] about NIBA names full suite of winning brokers
Communication is key Increase staff awareness about social engineering fraud at all levels and across all parts of the business, in particular those who are likely to liaise with third parties and clients, not just thefinance department. Quite often it’s the staff who deal with … [Read more...] about Best Practices to Prevent Becoming a Victim of Social Engineering Fraud
Whether you run a charity, a not-for-profit, or regular live events, volunteer insurance exists to protect both you and the volunteers that work for you. From music festival ticket collectors to ongoing charity work, volunteers are often the most important part of your organisation, and they need to … [Read more...] about What is Volunteer 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 world.Around two million Australians own an investment … [Read more...] about What you need to know about landlord insurance
Human error is a key reason why data breaches occur.The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) first annual report on the notifiable data breaches (NDB) scheme shows it received 964 notifications from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019, a 712% increase on the previous voluntary … [Read more...] about OAIC REPORT HIGHLIGHTS CYBER RISKS’ MAGNITUDE