Property

As one of Australia's leading insurance figures, Dr Allan Manning has witnessed countless times the devastating impact serious everyday incidents can have upon small businesses and individuals. But when his own property was threatened by fire recently, he was forced to reassess the sobering reality of...

More expensive premiums, higher excesses and narrower coverage are set to become an insurance reality for many Australian businesses. Here’s how SMB's can prepare for a hardening market. Australian businesses have benefited from a soft insurance market for some years now, but it's time to prepare...

Sydney's violent hailstorm, which has left millions of dollars of damage in its wake, is a crucial reminder of how important it is to protect yourself against potentially crippling damage to your business. The incident, declared a 'catastrophe’ by the Insurance Council of Australia, led to more...

Higher rental yields, longer leases and tax benefits are some of the many reasons commercial properties can make for appealing investments. But, as with any asset, there are risks. Many investors are taking a closer look at commercial property investments as residential property yields moderate across...