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Don’t set yourself up for hire and rental insurance failure

03 November 2017 - 02:00PM

The hire and rental insurance landscape is a potential minefield for the unwary operator. Your insurance claim can be voided if you don’t have the right policy and if it doesn’t work with your hire rental agreement.

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Gallagher's Angela Vella on construction risk, for Insurance Business online

30 October 2017 - 10:31AM

Hear Gallagher's expert construction insurance broker Angela Vella speaking about the new range of risks construction companies need to be aware of in today's operating conditions.

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8 cool ways technology is changing construction

26 September 2017 - 01:00PM

Welcome to the construction site of the future. People are still onsite, but there are fewer than there used to be. Some wear holographic headsets. Drones hover overhead. Builders can see through walls and harness superhuman strength, while robots whizz through more repetitive tasks.

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Site considerations in construction projects

21 September 2017 - 02:00PM

From domestic builds through to big infrastructure jobs, the impacts of work conducted onsite call for planning and management.

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Tips and tools for managing subcontractors

19 September 2017 - 02:00PM

Managing subcontractors effectively is crucial to productivity and profitability. Experience, organisation and effective communication are all important factors. Here we nail down some of the common issues and their solutions.

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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 small business insurance policies would fail to adequately cover a SME if  forced to temporarily cease trading. Here’s why business interruption insurance deserves your close attention.

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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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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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Test your construction risk management knowledge

29 August 2017 - 03:19PM

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

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