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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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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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