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Does Your Public Liability Policy Cover Your Subcontractors

Public Liability Cover For Your Subcontractors Companies have been urged to check their public liability policy if they engage subcontractors, with some insurers not offering cover to companies that have more than 30% of their income derived through subcontractors. Does Your Public Liability Policy Cover Your Subcontractors Some insurers offer cover for your subcontractor’s others will explicitly exclude them.  It’s also important for any company engaging subcontractors to check their certificate of currency to avoid exposure to your business, if your insure check with

Do Plumbers need Professional Indemnity?

Do plumbers need Professional Indemnity? There was a time when plumbers simply turned up and replaced a washer, installed a tap and re-seated the shower. Then builders and developers asked the tradie for a copy of their public liability insurance policy, why? The policy was to protect the contractor against property damage or personal injury to a third party. Now to get onto the same worksite some developers and builders are asking the plumber to have professional indemnity insurance. This is

Public Liability Insurer Rebrands

Public liability and professional indemnity insurer  W. R. Berkley Insurance Australia rebrands to Berkley Insurance Australia. W. R. Berkley Insurance Australia (WRBIA), currently a branch of W. R. Berkley Insurance (Europe), Limited (WRBIEL), has announced it will operate as a branch of Berkley Insurance Company (“BIC”). In addition, WRBIA will rebrand to “Berkley Insurance Australia”. BIC is the primary and largest underwriting entity within W. R. Berkley Corporation and

Professional indemnity premiums down 4 per cent

APRA-regulated general insurers wrote $1,318 million of gross premium during the 2013 underwriting year, down 3.5 per cent from the previous year ($1,366 million). This premium related to about 601,000 PI risks written in the 2013 underwriting year, up 12.0 per cent from the previous year (about 537,000). APRA has released the National Claims and Policies Database (NCPD) figures for Professional Indemnity and

Business insurer Vero offers advice for clients conducting hot work

  Australian business insurer Vero has outline risks and control measures for clients conducting hot works (welding, grinding, cutting,  hot riveting and  flame heating), according to the insurer “Hot work often presents one of the greatest risks to both life safety and property protection at a facility. As a result, it is important that such work is avoided where possible, and well managed if not avoidable.” The insurer has dealt with hot work claims for business property and

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Claim Comparison public liability insurers

The Quotesonline Team completed a comparison of seven of Australians leading public liability insurers  through the website Claimscomparison.com.au, The site include the following factors which have been weighted according to their relative importance: Hours of Contact Availability to a claims representative Chance of a dispute going to the Financial Ombudsmen Service (per 100,000 policies) Average length of time to resolve a dispute in months Percentage of disputes resolved without the need for ruling Comparison of those found in favour of the Insurer to

CGU Warn Of Rise In Liability Insurance Premiums

One of Australia’s largest business insurers CGU has told ABC that Reserve Bank’s rate reduction will cause public liability insurance rates to rise, chief executive Peter Harmer “When interest rates fall, obviously investment returns reduce and, therefore, the original premium to the client needs to go up,” he said. “For example, the fall in the cash rate since November 2011 of 150 basis points would have required a rise in

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Quotesonline now offers faster Public Liability Quotes from more insurers for Australian businesses. Insure 247 who process the quote request now use AIGAllianz, Calibre, CGU, Vero & Zurich for most risks, including air condition installers, alarm  installers, blind and  curtain  installers, bricklayers and carpenters may receive instant quotes from the Insure 247 Team ( please note that due to the nature of life insurance not all

Zurich Highlight benefits offered by insurance brokers

General Insurer Zurich have commssioned a study by Cameron Research group that found 87% of small to medium enterprises (SME) were very satisfied with their insurance broker. “Most businesses get professional advice or support for key aspects of running their business, for example legal and taxation. Zurich believes that given the critical nature of insurance it should also warrant professional advice,” said Mr Daniel Fogarty Zurich Chief Executive Officer, General Insurance Zurich’s top 3 reasons why SMEs should use an insurance

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