Getting a sure footing on slip hazards

27 August 2019

It doesn’t take a misplaced banana peel to cause a slip injury. Although personal injury claims aren’t the biggest cause of notifications under consultants’ professional indemnity insurance, they are a regular periodic contributor, and...

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Cladding Safety Victoria

27 August 2019

On 17 July 2019, the Victorian State Government announced the establishment of Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) and a government funded scheme of $600 million. The aim of CSV is to “support owners and occupiers...

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5 factors to help you receive full value for your business

27 August 2019

One of the challenges business owners face is getting a fair price for their practice. When they retire, many industry professionals close the doors, without receiving recognition of business value. But if you plan...

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An Introduction to Risk Management

28 June 2019

Risk, its identification, management and allocation, have become increasingly vital in our current commercial environment, perhaps most particularly so within the construction industry whereby the failure to sufficiently and accurately identify, evaluate and manage...

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How would your family cope if you got sick or injured?

27 June 2019

THE STARK REALITY OF THE COST OF HEALTH CARE IN AUSTRALIA Sickness and ill-health is not something that anyone likes to talk about. However, with the rising cost of health care in Australia, it...

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Planned Cover – Christmas Closure

20 December 2018

Planned Cover wishes you a safe and happy festive season, and thanks you for your support throughout 2018. Christmas is always a season for giving and being thankful for what we have. This year...

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The State of the Insurance Market

5 December 2018

The world of insurance is changing rapidly. In our industry we talk about the insurance cycle. As you can see from the below diagram we talk in terms of a “hard” or a “soft”...

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Limitation Periods

5 December 2018

Each Australian Court jurisdiction has rules determining if, when and by whom a claim can and cannot be brought and much will depend on individual circumstances.  The length of time in which a party...

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The Big Issues in Risk Management in 2018

5 December 2018

We’ve seen a lot of focus within the industry on three big topics this year: Cladding, Novation, and Contract Administration. And behind these, we’ve been called on to provide guidance on plenty of other...

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Christmas Parties – The Liability Issues

5 December 2018

A timely reminder for businesses to ensure they create a responsible environment to ensure a successful, enjoyable and claims free Christmas function. The annual work Christmas function is a great opportunity for staff and...

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