Portal assists small business recovery

2020-06-29T16:09:41+10:00Monday 29 June 2020|Latest News|

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) is ready to help SMEs emerging from hibernation and keen to make the most of easing Covid-19 restrictions. ASBFEO’s My Business Health web portal has useful information for small business owners ready to re-open or ramp up their operations. It’s a one-stop shop for state-by-state information [...]

WLM insights, Covid-19 updates

2020-06-25T15:18:21+10:00Thursday 25 June 2020|Latest News|

As the 2019-20 financial year closes, UAC accountant and business service member WLM Financial has provided useful information about tax and superannuation changes that take effect on July 1. Read more here. It is also warning that ATO is on the lookout for businesses that may have made adjustments to their circumstances to be eligible [...]

Expat medical cover available

2020-06-24T16:24:26+10:00Wednesday 24 June 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

Solution Underwriting has introduced expatriate medical insurance, which includes comprehensive cover tailor to fit workforce needs. Emergency evacuation cover is standard on all policies, with options to add cancer treatments, chronic care, in-patient and out-patient treatment, maternity, dental, wellness, or optical cover. Solution offers flexible choices for various sized corporate groups and 24/7 global support. [...]

Tax relief for Covid-19

2020-06-19T14:23:12+10:00Thursday 18 June 2020|Latest News|

Want to know what tax relief measures are available in your state or territory for Covid-19 pandemic support? Sensis, the platforms and marketing services company that owns the Yellow Pages and the White Pages, has produced a useful guide that breaks down what relief is available in each jurisdiction. Here’s a link to the article.

Personal lines insurers’ responses

2020-06-04T15:21:18+10:00Thursday 4 June 2020|Latest News|

Business service member Finity has summarised personal lines insurers’ Covid-19 responses so far in a new article. It has particularly focused on the largest classes of business, motor and home, and included a deep dive into landlords’ cover. Author Marcello Negro considers a key question for insurers – how their top and bottom line impacts [...]

New product for food delivery workers

2020-06-04T14:05:24+10:00Thursday 4 June 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

Agile Underwriting has continued its efforts to design insurance products specially made for the gig economy industry. Agile is the security provider for a new product offered by UpCover, tailored to the food delivery gig economy, with a monthly pay-as-you-go feature. Read more here.

Product liability for handicraft businesses

2020-06-04T14:03:42+10:00Thursday 4 June 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

Most online marketplaces (eg Etsy and Instagram Shop) are set up so they’re not responsible if something goes wrong with a seller’s product. That means it’s up to sellers to be prepared and protected if something goes wrong. Ryno Underwriting tailors insurance for small handicraft businesses with potential product liability exposures. Use this link for [...]

ProRisk launches new trading platform

2020-06-04T13:29:30+10:00Thursday 4 June 2020|What's New from UAC Members|

ProRisk has launched a proprietary quote-and-bind trading platform called ProBind, which has been developed specially for brokers. The first product available for brokers on the platform is allied health wording, Healthcare Professionals Civil Liability v05.20. ProRisk plans to continue rewriting and redesigning its product suite for online transactions. Click here to read more.

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