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Do you run your practice from home?

23 October 2018

If so, are you relying on your home and contents insurance policy to protect your business? If you answered yes to both these questions please immediately ring our office for advice. I don’t mean...

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Out of the frying pan and into the fire

3 September 2018

Summary Following the 2014 Lacrosse fire in Victoria’s Docklands and the tragic fire in London’s Grenfell Tower in 2017, sharp focus has been brought to bear on the use of flammable cladding on the...

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EPL Advice on Sexual Harassment

29 August 2018

The recent ‘# MeToo’ Twitter campaign was set in motion on 15 October 2017 by actress Alyssa Milano after she tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘metoo’ as a reply to...

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Cyber Insurance update

29 August 2018

Human error is the second highest overall source of data breaches – and in some sectors the highest – according to the second quarterly report into notifiable data breaches, issued by the Office of...

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Claims Made vs Occurrence Based Policies

29 August 2018

The Different Insurance Policies A consultant operating a business in the construction industry requires numerous different types of insurances to assist in managing the risks associated with professional practice. Why the distinction is so...

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On the Record: Why Good Record Keeping is Vital

30 May 2018

Record keeping should be an integral part of everyday practice. Unfortunately, with the fast pace of business, client demands, meetings, and site visits, recording that file note may be the last thing on your...

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Insurance Requirements for Design Professionals

30 May 2018

Risk is part of the day to day running of any business. Some risks are relatively minor and others can put you out of business pretty quickly. All business should evaluate their risks and...

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Data Breach Notification Statistics ‘frightening’

30 May 2018

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) released its first quarterly report into notifiable data breaches, which showed 63 reported breaches since the scheme began on 22 February, 2018. This means in its...

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The Pitfalls of Requiring Your Tenant to Insure Your Building

27 February 2018

It is quite common in the commercial property space for the tenant to be responsible for placing the insurance cover on the building they are leasing. This responsibility is passed to the tenant via...

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Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme Commences

27 February 2018

From Thursday 22 February, Australia’s notifiable data breaches (NDB) scheme commenced. The scheme requires notification of unauthorized access to, disclosure of, or loss of information likely to result in harm. The NDB scheme means...

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