Business Insurance

Whether you are a large or small business we have extensive experience in providing business insurance and can provide you with a tailored business insurance package to suit your needs.

Most businesses are exposed to financial loss if they suffer a fire, theft or liability event. We can provide you with flexible coverage options, to protect you from such events, including:

Business Interruption – covers loss of trading profits if business is interrupted through damage to property by fire or other insured perils.

Burglary – covers loss or damage to stock, goods in trust and other contents for which you are responsible following theft from within the premises. Note: It does not normally cover theft by employees or others entitled to be on the premises.

Employment Practices Liability – protects employers against damages and legal costs arising from allegations of inappropriate conduct towards employees in connection with their employment.

Engineering – covers mechanical and electronic equipment against such risks as breakdown and explosion.

Fire & Perils – covers destruction of, damage to, buildings and contents as a result fire and other perils such as lightning, explosion, malicious damage, earthquake, storm, and water damage. Flood is not covered often automatically by most standard fire and perils policies, but is often still available

Goods in Transit – covers loss or damage to property whilst in transit by road, rail or ship either within Australia or worldwide.

Money – covers cash and other negotiable instruments for loss or theft from business premises and whilst in transit eg to the bank.

Motor – all registered vehicles must be insured for third party injury liability (CTP). Comprehensive insurance covers third party property damage and own damage.

Personal Accident, Illness or Disability – covers loss of income due to inability to work. Unless a Proprietary Limited company, Principals will not usually be covered by Workers’ Compensation and should arrange alternate disablement cover.

Products Liability – if you sell, supply or deliver goods, even in the form of repair or service, you may be legally liable for injury or damage claims arising out of your products.

Professional Indemnity – businesses that provide advice or tender professional services of any kind can be sued for financial loss due to errors or omissions, and may need this protection.

Public Liability – protects you for claims by third parties who may suffer personal injury or property damage arising out of negligent or unlawful acts committed in the course of your business.

Workers’ Compensation – is compulsory insurance in all states and territories. It compensates workers and their relatives for death, injury or illness arising out of the injured worker’s employment.

Other insurances that might be relevant to the business but are not a definitive list are – Electronic equipment breakdown, Computers and computer records, Legal expenses/tax audit, Fidelity guarantee, Product recall, Credit/bad debts.

Some organisations, especially larger businesses or companies performing specialised work, require their own specifically designed insurance and risk management programs. Finance & Insurance Brokers are available to  provide these services.

Useful Resources

Business Insurance Fact Sheet

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