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Budget Update – Plan Your Retirement

Major changes to superannuation announced last night, more bad than good. The bottom line is, you need to start planning your retirement sooner rather than later. Speaking to a financial advisor has never been more important. The Good  You can … Continue reading

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Fast food giant’s $5m fix

Hungry Jack’s has to spend more than $5 million replacing all of its fryers following an accident in an Adelaide restaurant which left a young worker with third-degree burns. Hungry Jack’s pleaded guilty to breaching occupational health and safety laws. Commenting … Continue reading

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Guardian Extends its Service.

To offer even better service to our clients we have added a personal risk division to be headed by Jonathan Buob. Jonathan specializes in protecting businesses against the loss of key personnel and families against the loss or injury of … Continue reading

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More Cyber Risks

It News recently reported that The Australian Communications and Media Authority has launched an online portal for ISPs and network operators to log-in and check which IP addresses on their network might be infected with malware. The new AISI (Australian … Continue reading

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Cyber crime is now a major risk

Recently a US man was sentenced to 21 months in prison for his role in a cybercrime scheme that hacked accounts at banks, brokerage firms and government agencies. According to prosecutors in the US he was a member of an … Continue reading

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High Court ruling makes it harder for insurers to say “no”.

Insurers can no longer rely on section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act to reject a claim due to an insured’s act or omission if that act or omission did not cause the loss, thanks to a High Court ruling … Continue reading

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Guardian launches new claims video

Guardian has launched a new video to explain the claims process and the importance of using an expert. View the video below.  

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Product recall cover essential for business

Recently the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission encouraged customers to check whether electric blankets that have been stored away for summer have been subject to product recalls. Guardian’s managing director Evan Jackson said it is quite common to see a … Continue reading

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Inquiry into natural disaster funding

Federal treasurer Joe Hockey has announced a Productivity Commission inquiry into natural disaster funding. Hockey said: “The inquiry should take into account the priority of effective mitigation to reduce the impact of disasters on communities”. It will consider risk management … Continue reading

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Businesses must register all security interests

The transition period to register security interests expired on 31 January. Guardian’s Heather Blanco said that failure to register assets can result in “interests” becoming available to all unsecured creditors in the event of business liquidation. Heather said “the legislation … Continue reading

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