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Return to work: Are you fulfilling your obligations to your employees?

Even with the best safety programs in place, workplace accidents can still happen. When they do, it’s tough – both for the injured worker and for the business. Returning to work after an injury is an important step in any worker’s recovery process and an effective return to work program can go a long way [...]

By | 2017-09-21T16:30:13+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BUSINESS VS CYCLONE – WHO WILL WIN?

Under insurance can be as catastrophic to your business as seen with the recent Cyclone Debbie disaster With insured losses from Cyclone Debbie already hitting almost half a billion dollars (from 46,817 claims), and residents and businesses in the disaster areas of Queensland and Northern NSW discovering they are woefully under-insured, or worse, not insured [...]

By | 2017-05-23T11:23:19+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Product recall is costing Australian businesses

It is difficult to quantify the cost of a product recall to Australian businesses as there are so many components to consider, such as the advertising costs (to alert consumers to your recall), transport and disposal or repair of your recalled product, fines that you may incur, replacement products, lost sales and ongoing reputational damage. [...]

By | 2017-04-27T14:25:39+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cyber-crime – we are all at risk

It seems no matter how many stories we read or hear about cyber-crime attacks and data breaches, businesses still hold the view it will happen to someone else’s business, and never our own. Yet the list of companies whose data security has been breached reads like a Who’s Who of big names – Home Depot, Sony, [...]

Mandatory data breach notification laws and your business

Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 passed in parliament on 13th February 2017. This means an amendment to National Privacy Principles to include mandatory reporting of Cyber breaches. Who does the law apply to? Companies that are affected by the legislation includes all businesses and not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover more than $3 [...]

By | 2017-04-27T14:25:43+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|cyber crime, Insurance advice, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Risk management – Why regular review is a must

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sharing why risk management planning is essential for your business. We know risks are part and parcel of running any business. Big risks. Small risks. And everything in between. Risks are everywhere. So having an effective risk management plan in place could be the difference between the success [...]

By | 2017-04-27T14:25:45+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peak performance – Winning gold in business

The Rio Olympics have come and gone. We’ve spent two weeks glued to our TVs, watching the best the sporting world has to offer. We’ve seen some outstanding sporting feats. There have been athletes that have performed just as we anticipated. Think Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt claiming his much expected victory in the 100m. And [...]

By | 2017-04-27T14:25:46+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health is the real wealth

So said Mahatma Ghandi. And it’s true. Particularly when it comes to your business. Did you know that more than 60 per cent of Australian adults are in an unhealthy weight range and approximately one-third of all working-age Australians have at least one chronic disease. These figures are distressing. More distressing still is the fact [...]

By | 2016-08-16T10:47:23+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Risk management – It’s time to take control!

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been focusing on risk management. We kicked off our series of blog posts by looking at why risk management planning is so important for your business (see Risk management – What’s your plan?). We revealed that it typically involves the following steps: Step 1. Identifying and assessing potential [...]

By | 2017-04-27T14:25:47+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Risk management – What’s the risk?

In last week’s blog post Risk management – What’s your plan? we looked at why risk management planning is so important for your business and that it typically involves the following steps: Step 1. Identifying and assessing potential risks Step 2. Working out how to manage and control those risks Step 3. Keeping an eye on [...]

By | 2017-04-27T14:25:49+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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