Protecting against cybercrime as an SME

Posted on August 31, 2015, 3:16 AM

Becoming the victim of a cyberattack is a bad time for any business, big or small. The direct loss of revenue paired with hits to reputation and productivity typically causes huge financial losses across the affected organisation. “The cyberthreat to[…]

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Could an insurance downturn be a good time for clients?

Posted on August 25, 2015, 4:55 AM

If you went to a market and saw 100 fruit stalls, you wouldn’t go to the first vendor. You’d likely visit a few, find out who sells the juiciest apples for a good price and buy from them. Then, if[…]

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Technology could hold a $49.2 billion key for small businesses

Posted on August 25, 2015, 4:52 AM

Australia’s 2 million small businesses could have serious means for increasing their margins and bolstering productivity, according to the latest PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report. However, it also signals a greater urgency to consider a complete business insurance policy. The Small Business: Digital[…]

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Looming solar storm could cost trillions

Posted on August 25, 2015, 4:31 AM

Back in 1859, a solar storm of incredible magnitude hit Earth. So strong was the electrical blast that aurora events, usually restricted to the extreme northern and southern poles of the planet, could be seen as far north as Queensland.[…]

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Post-catastrophe insurance fraud costs $2 billion per year

Posted on August 25, 2015, 4:28 AM

For businesses wanting to see their insurance premiums fall, it will not come as the most welcome news that insurance fraud costs the industry as much as $2 billion per year. This revelation comes during an interview with QBE Claims Investigations[…]

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How to secure your home from theft

Posted on August 25, 2015, 4:11 AM

A large proportion of property in Australia is either uninsured or severely underinsured. “Household burglary is one of the most widespread crimes in Australia – with around 335,700 break-ins recorded in 2009-10.” A piece of research by SR Finance discovered[…]

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