New Year Break – RISK Checklist

The end of year is a time for fun and celebration, what is known as the ‘silly season’ can also pose several risks for business owners. It is important to stop and think about the implications of a serious incident occurring in your facility. Below are a few of Midland Insurance Brokers’ best tips on […]

By |December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NSW Stamp Duty Exception for Small Businesses

What is the NSW small business exemption?
From 1 January 2018, NSW small businesses will be exempt from paying stamp duty on certain types of insurance.

In order to get the benefit of the exemption:

– The insured must be an eligible small business; and
– You must provide a Declaration to the insurer in an approved form

By |November 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’ve Expanded

Midland has expanded our national footprint with new office locations in Sydney and Perth, meanwhile, the Melbourne team have outgrown their office and moved down the road into a larger location. This will allow us to continue to provide our clients with local support and knowledge whilst expanding our operations.

By |November 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New dispute resolution scheme: Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA)

As of the 1st November 2018, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) will be the new external dispute resolution scheme for financial services consumers, replacing the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).

AFCA replaces three existing EDR schemes of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), the Credit and Investments Ombudsman (CIO) and Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT) so that consumers have […]

By |October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Cladding Legislation could affect you

A Guide for Building Owners and Owner’s Corporations
The introduction of major legislative changes to combat the fire risk of cladding may affect your building.

To help you understand the changes and what they mean to you, we have summarised the details for the states affected so far – NSW, Victoria and Queensland.  

By |October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Terry Lane

Midland Insurance Brokers is greatly saddened by the death of their Managing Director, Terry Lane, who passed away suddenly on July 22nd.

Since its creation, Terry has worked every day at Midland Insurance Brokers –quietly and consistently achieving excellence, and known for his hands-on approach.

Terry began work in the Insurance business in 1958 at Phoenix, where […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s The Average Cost Of A Data Breach?

The average cost of a data breach in Australia is estimated at $2.8 million

73% of companies worldwide have been victims of a security breach in the previous 12 months

The cost of data breaches to companies globally is forecast to quadruple by 2019

Cybersecurity is becoming harder by the day and is a bigger and more challenging threat […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be Wary Of Cyber Attacks!

Dear Client,

The ever present threat of Cyber-attack has never been more highlighted as an issue for all businesses than in recent weeks.

For your interest the information below is what has been sent to us by our National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA).

There are Insurance solutions available that can support your overall Cyber risk management. For information […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments