Understanding Reasonable Care & Skill as a Designer

7 May 2019

What does reasonable care and skill mean? Exercising reasonable care and skill requires a professional to provide services in a reasonably competent manner. This means you should apply the requisite skill and care expected...

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Landlord Insurance

3 May 2019

“As well as safeguarding your property and contents against damage or loss, Landlord Insurance covers rent default and the associated legal costs, malicious damage caused by tenants and loss of rent if the property...

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Partnership Protection Insurance

29 April 2019

Every good partnership needs backup. It really does seem that the insurance options available to you are endless and, as a result, it can be pretty easy to just dismiss those you are less...

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Who Owns What?

1 March 2019

Many of our clients have treasured possessions including artwork and sporting memorabilia which they use to adorn their office walls. It’s wonderful to have these pieces on display for others to appreciate and enjoy,...

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The summer holiday period is once again soured by natural disasters

23 January 2019

Summer holiday time in Australia always seems to throw up a severe weather event or natural disaster somewhere around the Country. People who work in the property and motor vehicle claims areas of insurance...

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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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