Small and family businesses that have faced issues with their insurance companies have a new champion, with the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell launching an inquiry into their practices today. Carnell is concerned about a growing trend of insurance companies denying small businesses insurance and pricing them out of the market.… Read more »
Aussie insurtech company, Coverhero has announced its first product Hustle Cover, an instant and customisable income protection insurance product tailored for freelancers and those in the gig economy. With more than 1.5 million Australians now working as independent contractors, according to 2018 ABS data, Hustle Cover has been designed to cater to the change in… Read more »
Tradies looking for a simple flexible solution to their insurance needs may now look no further than their local Bunnings, with the hardware supply giant announcing a partnership with Evari. The partnership announced today will provide tradies with access to an online offering that makes managing your insurance needs simple. Better yet, Bunnings PowerPass members… Read more »
Over a third of SMEs do not have a succession plan in place and almost half say their business would only be able to operate for up to a year if they were unable to work, according to a new report by MetLife Australia. The MetLife Adviser-Client Relationship Report 2018 examines consumer and SME attitudes… Read more »
From theft to storm damage to public liability – the common claims that affect small business and the best ways to avoid falling prey to them. You lock up your valuables to protect them from theft, teach your kids about rips before leaving them alone in the surf and understand the rules before you hit… Read more »
It’s no secret that small business owners are constantly looking for ways to stretch their budget. So, shelling out a monthly premium on health cover may not seem like priority to most of us. However, the reality is that spending on the right kind of health cover, could actually save you both time and money… Read more »
In this episode Nicole Mellick from Steadfast gave MO’s cafe owner Richard Dannhauser some advice on making sure he and his business were protected. Richard Dannhauser runs MO’s cafe in Surry Hills, Sydney. Richard Dannhauser had never worked in a cafe until he opened one in Sydney in 2016. Now he’s managing a busy business… Read more »
To help make it easier for people to know how to choose a tradie, True Local asked over 300 tradespeople what questions all Aussies should follow before committing to a job.
You never know what may happen down the line and you want to make sure you have the right coverage so that you’re not out of pocket.