The La Nina Likelihood : Spring 2020. Planning ahead for an extreme weather event
Key points: The BOM states there's now three times the normal likelihood of La Niña developing over spring/summer 2020, which typically means more rain and an increased chance of flooding and tropical cyclones. Plan ahead – prepare your home and/or business so they’re protected from any potential extreme weather events. Check your insurance policy to […]
Personal Cyber Insurance - new policy launch.
Technology touches just about everything we do. And although it improves the way we communicate, collaborate and transact, its downside is that hackers and cyber-thieves will continue to do what they do best – find new opportunities of weakness to gain access to your online world in order to inflict damage to either your reputation, […]
A Guide to Film & TV Production Insurance - tips to ensure you are properly covered
Film production insurance is crucial in filmmaking, particularly when considering the number of people that are on-set and the myriad of tasks that need to be done. A good film insurance policy protects the producers, filmmakers, film crew, production gear and all the filming locations from liability claims. And with the recently announced $400M in […]
The Value of Professional Indemnity Insurance
Have you ever questioned whether you really need PI cover? Unless you have endless disposable income or you can predict the future, then this cover is vital should you or your employees provide professional advice to your customers or clients. In our blame-culture society, professional indemnity insurance becomes a crucial component in helping protect consultants, […]
A Thank You To The Transport Industry
From all of us at Midland Insurance Brokers, we wanted to say thank you to all workers within the transport industry for your commitment and support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reopening after COVID-19 : wineries, cideries, distilleries & breweries
This year has been one of the toughest in living memory for the Australian alcohol industry, and with government restrictions around COVID-19 beginning to ease, many will be hoping to put the worst behind them.
Midland Insurance Brokers - Feature Article.
Midland Insurance Brokers has functioned as a family-owned and operated business for more than 30 years, priding themselves on providing professional, personal and authentic insurance advice and service to Australian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
How to avoid viruses, phishing, keylogging & ransomware attacks while working from home.
With many individuals having moved to remote working due to the coronavirus, it has unfortunately given opportunistic hackers and scammers greater opportunity to use the pandemic as a subject-matter for malware attacks.
Parametric Insurance - what is it, how it works and when to use it
Parametric insurance is based on a ‘triggered’ event rather than a claim for actual harm or loss. It’s an insurance alternative that’s good for the customer and it looks like it’s here to stay. It basically covers the probability of a predefined event happening and pays out an agreed amount instead of compensating for the actual loss incurred. Claims are settled quickly, the payout is certain, and it allows the customer to plan ahead.