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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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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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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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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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Digital disintegration

Recently Zurich issued their Global Risk report for 2014. Among the risks it discusses is Digital disintegration – the increasing risk of “cybergeddon” in the online world The deepening reliance on the Internet to carry out essential tasks and the … Continue reading

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Social Media Tips

Insurance & Risk Magazine recently interviewed Evan Jackson, Managing Director of Guardian Insurance Brokers about his success using social media. Evan said he has taken the time to think about and experiment with various forms of social media. Linkedin, he … Continue reading

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Australia’s changing population

Every two years the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare produces its Australia’s welfare report. As an insurance broker it is important for us to understand and analyse the trends and how they might impact on our clients. Here is … Continue reading

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Employee Fraud continues to rise

With employee fraud continuing to rise, it is more important than ever to do thorough reference checking according to Guardian CEO, Evan Jackson. The top three categories of employee fraud are generally workers compensation fraud, money theft and asset theft … Continue reading

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Evan Jackson announced SA Broker of the Year

Guardian’s Managing Director has been named SA Broker of the year. NIBA created the prestigious national award to identify and recognise high performing broker professionals. A Board committee, chaired by NIBA CEO, Dallas Booth advises on the selection criteria and … Continue reading

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Changes to Insurance Contracts Act

Recent changes to the Insurance Contracts Amendments Act create greater obligations for all parties to an insurance policy. Under the bill, the insurer’s duty of utmost good faith will also apply to third party beneficiaries and changes to the duty … Continue reading

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