3 Tips for Contractors on Equipment Insurance

Posted on: 30 January 2018

Imagine waking up one morning only to find that all your tools of trade and equipment have been stolen or vandalised. How would many construction contractors remain in business if such a scenario were to play out? The answer to this question is probably a few contractors or none. Contractors often have thousands of dollars worth of tools and portable equipment such as backup generators, concrete mixers, backhoes, and bulldozers, which help such businesses to operate and stay afloat.
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Can You Make a Workers' Compensation Claim When Volunteering in a Company?

Posted on: 16 November 2016

Volunteers are a great asset to many companies and organizations in Australia. A person is referred to as a volunteer if they work for a business or profit making organization without receiving any payment or reward. However, they may be given money to cater for expenses such as transport, food, and housing. A volunteer is usually not considered an employee of the company. For this reason, the question of whether one is entitled to workers' compensation benefits if they incur an accident in their line of work can be confusing.
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Types of Coverages Insurance Brokers Recommend For Restaurant Owners

Posted on: 31 August 2015

If you're in the planning stages of a new restaurant that you want to open, one of the things you can't neglect is having the right kind of insurance for your business. It's obvious that you will obtain fire insurance to protect your physical property, but there are some other lesser-known types of insurance that you may not be aware of that could be beneficial. So to help you open your restaurant with the assurance that you have full protection, here are some of the insurance coverages you must obtain.
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What Additional Benefits Can Accrue from Purchasing Fleet Insurance?

Posted on: 17 April 2015

Some fleet owners or managers may not be aware that they can get additional benefits when they purchase fleet insurance for their heavy trucks. As a result, they may not request for those "perks", losing out in the end. This article discusses some extra benefits that you may get from heavy motor insurance policies. Discounts for Long-term Agreements Some insurance companies offer generous discounts to fleet managers or owners who agree to have fleet insurance from that insurance company for an extended period, such as five years.
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