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10 key questions to self-assess your construction business’s cyber risk

13 September 2017 - 02:00PM

With mandatory data breach reporting coming into effect on 23 February 2018, now is the time to review your business’s cyber security. These questions are designed to help you identify weak points in your business set-up.

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Don’t let suspending operations put you out of business

12 September 2017 - 02:00PM

Industry intel suggests most SMEs would fail if forced to temporarily cease trading. Here’s why business interruption cover deserves your close attention.

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Ensure your business is ready this bushfire season

12 September 2017 - 10:58AM

The spring 2017 and summer 2017‒18 bushfire season has been tipped as high risk over most of Australia, due to climatic conditions in the last six months.  If your business operates near bushland or trees your premises and staff are at risk from a bushfire outbreak. The time to prepare is right now.

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National alert for earlier, more severe bushfire season 2017‒2018

11 September 2017 - 09:23AM

Tinderbox conditions across the country were top of the agenda at the Australian Fire Authorities Council emergency management conference held in Sydney 4‒6 September.

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It’s a tradie’s market in Australian construction today

08 September 2017 - 10:14AM

In many Australian cities the hunger for skilled building and construction tradespeople is so high that employers are poaching apprentices away from completing their training, according to a Construction News report based on Federal Department of Employment projections to the year 2019.

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Professional indemnity insurance: who needs it?

05 September 2017 - 03:29PM

Who needs professional indemnity insurance? Easy. Any business that provides professional services or advice. But wait! You’re not a high-flying doctor, lawyer or financial advisor, you’re just a small business – does it really apply to you?

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5 modern engineering feats of construction

31 August 2017 - 02:02PM

These ambitious built structures push the boundaries of what engineering can achieve.

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How building and construction safety savvy are you?

29 August 2017 - 03:19PM

Take our 5-minute construction site safety quiz to test your knowledge against the industry stats and standards.

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20 Cybercrime facts & statistics you need to know [an infographic]

29 August 2017 - 02:05PM

Cybercrime is growing rapidly and it is the number one threat facing Australian small to mid sized businesses, but how much do you really know about it? Click on our infographic to download the 20 cybercrime facts and statistics you need to know.

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Is the construction sector ready for extreme weather?

25 August 2017 - 12:10PM

Climate conditions are changing and the risks are increasing, delivering potential wins and losses for the building industry.

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