Signing a new contract? Watch out for these clauses

By Chris Dougherty, Genereal Manager, Westlawn Insurance Indemnity and ‘hold harmless’ clauses are commonly contained in many construction contracts, professional services contracts and supply agreements. Here's how they can affect your business insurance.

Wet summer in the forecast: How to start preparing now

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 30 October 2017 It’s looking more likely that a wet summer is on the cards this year as the BOM has recently upped the chances of a La Nina weather pattern forming over the Pacific.

Why you should make it a policy to know your insurance

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 27 February 2017 How well do you understand your home insurance policy? Are you confident you're covered for the risks that might occur to your property? Do you know of any exclusions?

Massive cyber-attack is a wake-up call for small business

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 29 November 2016 Last month, millions of people across the US and Europe were unable to access popular websites such as Twitter, PayPal, Spotify and Netflix following a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber-attack.