Tips to help tradies thwart tool thieves

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance25 November 2015Thefts targeting tools and building materials have been widely reported in the media over the past few months. According to reports, construction sites and utes have…

Cybercrime on the rise: How to protect your business

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance25 August 2015Cybercrime is on the rise in Australia and alarmingly, we now rank as one of the world’s most hacked countries. In 2014, around 11,000 incidents were reported to CERT…

Weekend winter chill prompts warning on home heating

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance21 July 2015Winter has certainly arrived with much of south-eastern Australia shivering through last weekend as many higher parts of the ranges, from Victoria through to southern Queensland,…

What’s the true value of your home?

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance22 April 2015It's that time of year when your home and contents insurance policy renewal arrives in the mail. From the time you took out the insurance, you’ve been using the original…

Top 10 risks for Aussie businesses in 2015

By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance16 February 2015What are the biggest risks facing Australian businesses in 2015?Global insurance company, Allianz, released its annual Allianz Risk Barometer for 2015 in January.…