Bushfire insurance claims for property losses could breach $600 million, with about 1,300 homes razed so far across NSW, Victoria, South Australia, and Queensland since late August, as firefighters continue to battle the fires raging across the states.More than 4,200 claims worth $297 million … [Read more...] about Australia fires damage bill could top $600 million
Australia is in the grip of deadly wildfires burning across the country, triggering an emotive debate about the impact of climate change in the world’s driest-inhabited continent. The unprecedented scale of the crisis, and images of terrified tourists sheltering on beaches from the infernos, has … [Read more...] about Australia’s wildfire crisis: the key numbers
Australia’s worsening bushfire crisis has so far incurred nearly $300 million in damage bill, with the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) extending its bushfire catastrophe declaration to include eastern Victoria.Insurers have received 3,870 in bushfire-related claims amounting to $294 million … [Read more...] about Australia fires damage bill to hit $300 million
For a small business, even the smallest cyber security incident can have devastating impacts.This guide has been developed by at the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) to help small businesses protect themselves from the most common cyber security incidents.Download the PDF … [Read more...] about Small Business Cyber Security Guide
While damage to homes often receives media coverage in the event of a major flood, businesses are just as at risk when a weather event of this nature happens. So it pays to understand how insurance responds in the event of a flood or storm. Let's look at flood first.After a number of … [Read more...] about What’s the difference in the way insurers treat storms and flood?
This publication provides Finity’s half-yearly view of the Australian General Insurance market for Steadfast brokers. In this edition we:Provide our view of rate changes, capacity and profitability across various classes of business. Analyse the recent experience and provide a Finity … [Read more...] about Market Report
Eli Tatarka Scott Winton Insurance Brokers Account managerAge: 27Congratulations, to Eli Tatarka. He has been selected for the Insurance Business Young Guns 2019 list. This is a fantastic achievement that really sets him apart in the industry as one to watch.For Eli Tatarka, … [Read more...] about Eli Tatarka – Young guns 2019
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