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When was the last time you had your jewellery valued? And what about that fine art collection in your home or office boardroom? Whether you have the odd piece or a truckload, chances are your precious items are worth a lot more than you think. Fine...

Many SME owners believe that they don’t have to worry too much about cyber crime. After all, why would Internet villains bother with small fry when they could go after heavy hitters such as Yahoo, eBay or Uber? Unfortunately, cyber criminals take an equal-opportunity approach. While they...

Many Australians, especially those who own businesses, discover they don’t have the cover they need in the worst possible circumstances. Insurance is one of those subjects that many people glaze over. So, just to test how knowledgeable you are about this important but unsexy topic, see...

Tax time. Two words that can strike a mix of fear and dread into the heart of a small business owner. But they don’t have to. Smart operators treat the end of the financial year as a valuable opportunity to get the books in order,...

Working from home doesn’t give businesses a free pass when it comes to insurance. A Steadfast broker can help you select the cover you require.  Working from home is becoming more common as technology makes it less important for people to cluster together in a central,...

Small business owners tend to be born optimists with little inclination to think about what could go wrong. That’s why it pays to have an insurance broker in your corner to safeguard what you’ve worked for. Paul Harrison’s family-owned shoe shop in Sydney’s Neutral Bay has operated out...

In an attempt to protect themselves and obtain more peace of mind, drivers are turning to dash cams… but is the footage even useful after you have been involved in an accident? As dash cams become increasingly popular, the Australian Machinery and Transport industries have begun...

With the baby boomers retiring in droves, it’s a buyer’s market for SMEs. That makes it all the more important to be on the ball when it comes to exit planning. Limited data has been collected on the sales of Australian SMEs. But what information is...