Every business that provides services or advice to clients needs professional indemnity (PI), or professional liability, insurance to protect themselves legally, but if you run a recruitment or legal hire agency it's especially critical.
Recruitment agencies are in the business of providing recommendations and advice. Your clients rely on your expertise to find, hire and nurture the talent they need to succeed. And while you're great at what you do, you need to protect your business against potential claims for financial loss arising from services you do (or do not) provide.
Australia is entering into a new cyber security era with the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme coming into effect on 22 February.
A second major global ransomware attack in two months has left thousands of businesses reeling, with Russia’s biggest oil company, the Ukrainian Central bank, multinational shipping, logistics and marketing companies – and a chocolate factory in Tasmania among the casualties.
With Australia several months past the regulatory change that saw mandatory breach notification become a reality in the country, what do the changes mean for your business?
Malware is the most predominant cybercrime threat in Australia, according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). And ransomware – a virulent type of malware – is a rising threat to businesses in Australia and abroad. But what is it? And how does it affect your business?
‘Liability’ is a loaded term with several different meanings and applications. In an accounting context, a liability may be a company’s financial debt. In a less specific sense, a liability may be someone or something who is generally a risk or burden to others.
Healthy and safety in the workplace is everyone’s responsibility. But did you know that recruitment professionals and labour hire agencies have particular obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011?