Cyber insurance market set to reach $13.7 billion by 2020

Posted on July 31, 2015, 5:08 AM

Earlier this month, we asked companies whether they were prepared for the potential business interruption that cyber criminals could inflict on their operations. Since then, more data has come to light showing how at risk many organisations’ IT systems are in[…]

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Self-driving cars: Gauging the impact on insurance

Posted on July 29, 2015, 6:58 AM

  Driverless cars are one step closer to becoming a reality in Australia, as a leading industry organisation reveals the technology is being officially tested for the first time in the country. The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) said the[…]

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Safer farms ‘are more profitable’

Posted on July 23, 2015, 7:03 AM

Agricultural businesses can improve profits and increase the wellbeing of workers by implementing a safety-first culture, new research has revealed. Farming is one of the country’s most hazardous industries, with Safe Work Australia statistics showing there have already been 19[…]

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Is your business prepared for cybersecurity risks?

Posted on July 17, 2015, 12:07 AM

Cybercrime is a very real threat to many organisations in Australia, with the resulting risk of business interruption potentially causing tens of thousands of dollars or more in lost revenue. The impact on your company’s reputation could be even more[…]

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What you need to know about the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper

Posted on July 10, 2015, 12:15 AM

On Saturday (June 4), the federal government unveiled the much-awaited Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, which outlined a number of key initiatives aimed at boosting the industry. In total, the Commonwealth is investing $4 billion in agriculture across five priority areas.[…]

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Retail spending continues to climb

Posted on July 8, 2015, 12:26 AM

Retail spending in Australia remains on an upward trajectory, after turnover jumped 0.3 per cent in May. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showed food and household goods retailing posted the most impressive figures, rising 0.7 and 0.9[…]

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