By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, 30 May 2018: Property insurance in the NSW is higher this year because of a controversial system that includes the emergency services levy in insurance premiums for all property owners.
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.
By Simon Keir, Westlawn Senior Insurance Specialist Purchasing a property, whether it’s to live in or as an investment, is one of the biggest (and likely most daunting) financial commitments most of us are ever likely to make during our lifetimes.
By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 25 July 2017 Most businesses are not financially protected from an unexpected interruption that could temporarily close or restrict the operations of the business.
By Geoff Scofield, Westlawn Finance MD & CEO 29 June 2017 From 1 July 2017, North State Finance Insurance Premium Funding will be rebranded as Westlawn Premium Funding.
By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 25 May 2017 Worldwide cyberattacks are in the news again! The WannaCry ransomware recently affected organisations world wide. Here's how to protect your business.
By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 29 March 2017 Do you deal with the road transport industry? You do if you’re a primary producer sending your produce to the markets, a builder receiving materials on a construction site or a manufacturer shipping your products.
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?
By Simon Keir, Westlawn Senior Insurance Specialist 22 February 2017 What would happen to your business if you got sick and couldn’t make it into work for a week? What if you were injured and out of action for a month? Or, worse still, 6 months? How long would your business survive?
By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 23 January 2017 What are the biggest risks facing Australian businesses in 2017? Global insurance company, Allianz, has just released its annual Allianz Risk Barometer for 2017.
By Chris Dougherty, General Manager, Westlawn Insurance 25 October 2016 As severe storms swept across South Australia on the afternoon of Wednesday 28 September, the state’s 1.6 million residents suddenly found themselves without power.
By Chris Dougherty 27 September 2016 Did you know that every year in Australia, hundreds of fires involving the outdoor storage of combustible waste causes millions of dollars in damages – and even claims several lives?