Public Liability Insurance for Contractors

Subcontractors are perhaps the most important users of Public Liability insurance in Australia. As a subcontractor you are usually responsible for the consequences of your own actions on site, and in most cases you will more than likely not be covered by the insurance of the company or Contractor that hired you. Public liability insurance is important for all types …

A guide to hiring your first employee

So your business is getting so busy that you need a helping hand? Great stuff. Here’s a guide to hiring your first employee.Congratulations – hiring your first employee is a mammoth step in the journey of any business. It’s also a risky step. This is a new boss’s guide to minimising that risk. 1. Recruitment bias The first major risk …

How to Use Cybersecurity in Your Everyday Life

Everyday Life If you’re reading this, there is a good chance that you have multiple internet-connected devices in your home. These devices make our lives easier, but they also make us easy targets for cybercriminals. So, whether you are connecting on social media, shopping online, or listening to music on a smart speaker, here are some cybersecurity tips for everyday …

Tammy Sabariz: The Rayment Excavations story

Originally established by Ian and Marilyn Rayment, for more than 40 years Rayment Excavations have been providing earthmoving and excavation services for civil, residential, and commercial construction and have built a solid reputation in the industry for delivering on time and on budget. “Ian and Marilyn started Rayment Excavations in 1981 with a single backhoe to now having a fleet …

Is your business fire safe?

With the bushfire season just around the corner, the risk is only one of a host of different sources of fire. Arson is often the cause of fire and poor maintenance standards are another serious fire risk for businesses. For instance, damaged or old electrical cabling is all too often the cause of a fire, especially in older buildings.  Another …

Gus Stedman, the GAPDL Story.

The Gladstone Area Promotion and Development Ltd (GAPDL) is a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation responsible for strategically marketing the Gladstone Region as a tourism and lifestyle destination. GAPDL Chief Executive Officer Gus Steadman said their membership base consists of over 200 members that come from a wide range of sectors including government, accommodation, and tour operators, with their preferred insurance broker …