Association Liability Insurance Explained

In the same way that a business might require insurance cover for key workers against legal liability that may arise in their work activities, so too might a not-for-profit organisation. This where Association Liability insurance comes in.

Association Liability provides financial protection for key personnel in not-for-profits, sporting and industry associations, and other similar […]

Top Tips for Motivating and Inspiring Employees

Anyone who has been a boss will probably know that even strong motivation can falter over time given the right (or wrong) circumstances.

So, how do you keep your employees inspired and motivated?

Here are five ideas to consider.

Nurture a positive workplace culture and environment. This includes creating a workplace focused on trust, […]

What Insurance Do Professional Service Businesses Need?

Professionals such as accountants, doctors, consultants, financial advisers, brokers and IT developers need many of the same types of insurance policies as other businesses.

This includes cover for property, public liability, motor vehicles, business interruption, burglary, equipment and workers compensation. However, more specific cover may also be required, depending on the service provided.

Professional Indemnity (PI) […]

Tips for Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls at Work

Every year, slips trips and falls lead to thousands of workplace injuries, such as fractures, bruises, sprains, strains, and dislocations.

Slips happen when a person loses traction between their foot and the ground. Trips tend to occur when a person catches their foot on an obstacle. Both slips and trips can lead to falls. Falls […]

Business Fleeced $76,000 in Cyber Crime Hack

Have you thought about what could happen if someone was able to change the banking details of suppliers on your accounting system?

This is exactly what happened in a Queensland franchise late last year. Cyber crooks were able to infiltrate the accounting program of a branch of Totally Workwear, and change the BSB and account […]

Importance of Workers Compensation Insurance in Your Business

Once you start employing people in your business, you are obligated to take out workers compensation insurance to cover potential work-related injuries or accidents.

It’s worthwhile for both employers and workers. Workers comp is ‘no-fault’ – meaning injured workers do not need to prove their employer was negligent to claim compensation. This type of set-up […]

Crime-Proofing Your Business Premises

The more layers of security you have around your premises, the less likely it is that burglars are going to target it. This is because burglars tend to look for places where they can get in and out quickly and easily. Anything that can slow them down can aid in preventing a burglary.

What you can […]

An Assortment of Ridiculous Insurance Claims

The insurance business is a funny one. Experiences for insurance professionals can range from the incredibly serious to the incredibly hilarious. The serious situations often stem from claims being made by people – in times when their business is on the line or their income threatened. Likewise, the hilarious experiences tend to come from the […]

Ever had a claim declined by an insurer?

We all know that sinking feeling when you have an accident or incident that requires an insurance claim. That feeling only gets worse if your insurance claim is declined and you’re left out of pocket.

Declined insurance claims are unfortunately an all too common occurrence. However, don’t assume that the initial ‘no’ you receive from your […]

What To Do If You Have a Claim

At Reliance Partners we understand that filing a claim can be stressful and if you need to make an insurance claim it is means you have probably already suffered an unfortunate experience.

We therefore do our best at Reliance Partners to make sure that your claim is processed as efficiently as possible in order to avoid […]