An insurance product that has been deemed ‘useless’ has been pulled and policyholders refunded after regulatory bodies found it hugely ineffective. Consumer credit insurance (CCI) was the offending policy, sold by The Cash Store (TCS) and loan company Assistive Finance Australia, Insurance[…]
4 ways to reduce the cost of your business insurance
Let’s face it, no one wants to pay more than they have to. Whether this is something as small as a cup of coffee or as important as business insurance, saving money brings with it a certain sense of achievement.[…]
What’s troubling the Australian manufacturing industry?
As many economically developed countries experience at one point or another, the manufacturing industry in Australia is in troubled waters. What has previously been a strong sector, allowing for a huge number of jobs and good prospects in terms of[…]
‘Catastrophic’ Cyclone Marcia causes 8,950 insurance claims
Much of coastal Queensland remains open to the threat of adverse weather throughout the year. Late last year, hailstorms in Brisbane caused more than $1 billion in home and contents damage. The latest example is Cyclone Marcia, the effects of which[…]
While it is sometimes easy to see asbestos as a problem of the past, many small business owners can’t afford to do so. Many people still die from diseases caused by the once-commonly-used building product, and the majority of them[…]