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Cyber Insurance - Is it worth it?

... is too small to attract cyber criminals. Yet, when it comes ... to cyber theft, size doesn't matter ... . Businesses are increasingly vulnerable ... just as vulnerable to cyber crime, with over 108 cyber attacks in New Zealand during 2016. In New Zealand, there is no ... for the breach of privacy. This is why cyber insurance should be an important part of your risk ...

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Cyber Liability Insurance - the Safety Net Small Businesses Need

... across the globe, especially in New Zealand and especially to small businesses ... ... damage across the globe, especially in New Zealand and especially to small businesses. Microsoft ... could be just as harmful. This is where Cyber Liability insurance provides a crucial safety net for SMEs in NZ ...

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Cyber Liability Insurance

... by viruses, malware and scams. The estimated costs to New Zealand businesses as a result of Cyber crime is $650 million annually* Cyber Liability Insurance is designed to protect your business against the expense and ...

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How to protect your small business from cybercrime

... 's no off season for cyber criminals who are always on ... on the internet, cyber criminals are forever devising new scams and spamming .. ... attack (Trend micro, 2018) Cyber crime has cost New Zealand SMEs an average of $15,592 ... Cyber Liability insurance can be a valuable tool in protecting your business. What is Cyber Liability insurance cover? Cyber ...

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Understanding Insurance, Part 4: Cyber Liability Insurance

... of our Understanding Insurance series we explore how Cyber Liability insurance can protect ... ... hacked or from the theft or loss of client information. Why do I need to consider Cyber Liability insurance? A common misconception is that hackers only go after the big fish but when it ...

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Help Protect your small business' reputation

When it comes to running a small business, your brand and its reputation are priceless. No doubt you've spent countless hours establishing your name by building strong ... of $257 million in 2016 alone (1). . If your business were to be the victim of a cyber attack, Cyber Liability insurance is there to help by providing coverage for expenses and legal costs (which can add up very quickly ...

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Key things to look out for when Growing Your Small Business

... management, however, and a tailored insurance [] ... if you want to open a store, buy new equipment, put on more staff, create new lines, build a website or take on a ... scams, DDOS attacks and session hijacking. Cyber Liability insurance may not prevent an attack, but it ...

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Business Risk: What Isn't Covered and Why it Matters

... most common issues with Business Insurance is that policy owners often ... ... to the business. Cyber Liability Insurance - Cyber Liability Insurance protects against the expenses ... You might be hiring or firing staff, purchasing new equipment, changing your processes or taking on considerable ...

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Types of small business insurance in New Zealand

... is Small Business Insurance. But what kind of insurance do you actually ... ... protection, you could potentially risk losing not only your business, but your personal assets too. Cyber Liability Insurance If you have a website for your business or you store sensitive customer information on ...

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Insurance for Real Estate Agents

... breaches and other malicious cyber threats. In such an event, cyber insurance can help cover your ... Agents to have protection for any inadvertent breaches of New Zealand statutes. This will cover legal defence costs as well ...

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Insurance for Architects & Designers

... the first professions in New Zealand to require professional indemnity insurance to cover themselves in ... it is out of action due to an insurable event. Cyber Liability As an architect or designer, your plans, designs are ...

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Insurance for Consultants

... Did you Know? To become a sole trader in New Zealand, you must have: A personal IRD number for paying ... can cause to your business' reputation. Cyber Liability insurance is designed to protect your business against the ...

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Insurance for Mortgage Brokers

... being able to operate due to an insurable event. Cyber Liability Data is an integral part of many business ... insurance helps defend your business and your employees against specific unintended breaches of New Zealand ...

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Insurance Options for Retailers

... wrong. Having the appropriate retailers insurance in place to protect your ... ... products, access important documents and get on with the daily tasks of running your business. Cyber Liability insurance is designed to help protect your retail store from claims and to support your profitability in ...

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Preparing your store for the holiday season ahead

The holiday season is upon us, which is an important time for retail businesses. It can provide a much needed boost in sales, but on the flip side it can also mean an ... your antivirus software is up-to-date. Cyber criminals however, are always finding new sophisticated ways to access systems and data. Therefore, a Cyber Liability insurance policy can act as your safety net against ...

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Insurance for Accountants & Tax Agents

... expensive fees, not to mention the down time while you are not able to operate and work with clients. Cyber Insurance As an Accountant, you work and rely on sensitive client information to get the job done. In the ...

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Insurance for IT Professionals

... gives you that peace of mind if something were to go wrong, your downtime would be next to none. Cyber Insurance Working within the IT industry, you would be more than mindful of the types of potential malicious ...

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What Photographers Need to Know About Business Insurance

... a photographer and how business insurance can protect your business. Why ... do photographers need to consider insurance? Working with clients, ... your clients . Protecting your precious data from the threat of a cyber-attack is something to consider. Cyber Liability Insurance protects your business against the expense and legal costs arising from data ...

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Insurance by Professions

... is why our comprehensive insurance offer includes Professional Indemnity insurance, Public Liability Insurance, Statutory Liability Insurance, Cyber Liability Insurance and Employers Liability Insurance for a variety of ...

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BizCover expands into New Zealand and launches BizCover.co.nz

Auckland, New Zealand - February 8, 2011. BizCover, the pioneer online insurance marketplace in ... professional indemnity insurance, has announced ... to save time and money, while providing choice of insurer. “Eighty per cent of the New Zealand professional insurance market is concentrated amongst three insurers. BizCover's goal is to provide clients with greater ...

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10 Amazing Facts About Small Businesses in New Zealand

With New Zealand ranking #1 in the World ... facts about small businesses in New Zealand. How easy it is for ... ... married man or woman to start a new business in NZ How New Zealand small business are made up of: 3 ... small business owner ensure you review your insurance cover regularly. Getting insurance has never been easier - get ...

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Statutory Liability Insurance

... in the workplace. Statutory Liability Insurance protects you, your business and your employees, including directors, trustees and managers, against certain unintentional breaches of New Zealand Acts of Parliament. It ...

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Massage Therapy Insurance: here's why you need it!

... Massage New Zealand members should hold and maintain a Professional Liability Insurance package ... ... you're exposed to risk. BizCover has partnered with Massage New Zealand to offer its members the best possible insurance protection from QBE Insurance, which meets the specific needs of massage therapists. The package ...

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Insurance options to protect your cleaning business

... your business has the right insurances in place for when things ... ... you with quotes in minutes from some of new Zealand's leading insurers , so you can choose the cover you want in a couple of mouse clicks. *As with any insurance, cover will be subject to the terms ...

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Insurance for Beauty Salons

... you Know? To be a member of The New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Professionals, it is compulsory to hold Professional Indemnity insurance. Insurance for Beauty Salons Professional Indemnity The joys of being ...

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How Plumbers Can Protect their Business with Public Liability Insurance*

As a plumber you are faced with different challenges every day, one minute you're fixing a burst pipe, next youre unplugging a drain, no two days are ever the same! ... thieves can strike anywhere at any time. With Portable Equipment insurance your tools are protected anywhere in New Zealand . . With Portable Equipment insurance in place, you don't have to worry how you ...

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Insurance for Engineers

... Liability being in place before you go on site. Business Insurance Most businesses will have assets of some sort that need ... legislation and any inadvertent breach of New Zealand Statutes can typically be covered by ...

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4 Areas You May Not Have Thought Business Insurance Covers

You work hard to build your business. So it's vital to protect your business assets and revenue against potential risks that may impact your business, such as fire, ... of your goods whilst in transit in New Zealand. Equipment breakdown – Sudden and accidental ... the time to do it. BizCover offers a range of insurance solutions to protect your business. You can tailor a policy ...

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How much does Public Liability Insurance cost?

... increases the premium to around $80 on average. The most common level of cover amongst our New Zealand customer base for Public Liability insurance is $1 million, however there is the option to take out $2, $5, $10 or ...

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BizCover expands its insurance offer and launches a new look

... BizCover launches a new website making it ... professional indemnity and business insurance online Sydney, Australia - ... BizCover, the pioneer online ... already renowned for providing quick and easy online professional indemnity and public liability insurance for over 200 professions. The new website enhances this offer by giving BizCover's growing customer base of small ...

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Introducing our newest cover option: Personal Perishables Cover

... our brand new product: Personal Perishable Insurance. Personal Perishables Insurance covers working individuals ... ... such a loss, even if nothing can replace my turkey sandwich,” ponders Gellar. This new type of cover will revolutionise the way insurance covers business individuals. In the past it has been only for larger claims and ...

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It's Time for an Insurance Health Check!

... people to plans for the new financial year ahead. It's ... ... minimum levels to meet)? Does your landlord require different limits? Have you added new business activities to your repertoire since you last took out your insurance? If so you may not be insured for these, it's worth ...

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The difference between public liability and professional indemnity insurance

... Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance as the two types of ... . Public Liability Insurance VS Professional Indemnity Insurance ... of court or awarded by the court. With the right Public Liability or Professional Indemnity cover, your insurance company will provide much needed funds to cover your legal costs and any compensation claims, leaving your ...

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Things you didn't know about small business insurance

Getting the insurance sorted for your small business ... , compare quotes and buy the insurance that suits your business. But ... not know about small ... to review and update your coverage every year. No doubt your business is on the move and changing and so your insurance needs will also be changing and you'll want to make sure you have a policy that covers your business ...

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What does Public Liability Insurance Cover?

Public Liability Insurance protects you and your business ... ... landlord. Or if you take out a contract with a large organisation they may stipulate that you have certain insurances to work for them. For example, doing any work for any metropolitan council will require a minimum $2m ...

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How the cost of Professional Indemnity insurance is calculated

... of a Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance policy is calculated and why ... the cost of Professional Indemnity insurance. Insurance policy pricing ... another? We look some of the key factors that that impact the cost of Professional Indemnity insurance. Insurance policy pricing is generally calculated on risk factors and put simply, the higher the level of risks ...

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Understanding Insurance, Part One: Public Liability Insurance

... understand the importance of business insurance and the different kinds of ... off our series of Understanding Insurance [] ... any legal defence costs you incur as a result of defending yourself. Why do I need Public Liability Insurance? While you may take all the care in the world to create a safe environment, the reality is ...

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Understanding Insurance, Part Two: Professional Indemnity Insurance

... dealing with a lawsuit or insurance claim. Fortunately, this is where ... Professional Indemnity insurance can provide protection when you ... part ... advice and services you have a duty of care to your clients and this is where the Professional Indemnity insurance comes into play. If a claim were to be made against you , having adequate cover in place could ...

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Understanding Insurance, Part 3: Business Insurance

... of our guide to understanding insurance, we take a look at ... Business Insurance, the different kinds of cover ... business. What is Business ... of cover available and how it can help protect your business. What is Business Insurance*? Business Insurance is designed to protect your business contents, stock and other assets against events like ...

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Professional Indemnity Insurance

... are not found liable, the legal costs of defending yourself could seriously affect your business.Professional Indemnity Insurance (PI) is designed to protect you and your employees by providing cover against such claims ...

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Business Insurance

... gross profit or revenue Increase in cost of working No matter what industry you're in, Small Business Insurance can be tailored to suit your business needs and provide protection for your contents, stock and other assets ...

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Public Liability Insurance

... to have to think about is paying hefty legal costs should an unwanted accident occur. Public Liability Insurance, often referred to as General Liability, gives you peace of mind, protecting you and your business against ...

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Employers Liability Insurance

... a safe working environment, and no matter how much we plan, accidents do occur. Employers Liability insurance protects you against settlements or damages, including defence costs, as a result of an employee suffering ...

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Insurance for Allied Health Professionals

... you can rely on us to look after your business insurance. As an allied health professional, small mistakes can have ... interview in a local newspaper whilst promoting her new location. The landlord sued the yoga instructor ...

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Insurance for Bookkeepers

... ' books neat, and we focus on sorting out your business insurance. We know you are always busy helping your clients, therefore ... Professional Associations Requirement under new legislation Requirement for many clients ...

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Insurance for Recruitment Consultants

... of the policy in place at the time. The retroactive date will be specified in the policy schedule. All PI insurance policies will have a 'limit of indemnity' and a 'deductible' or 'excess'. The limit of indemnity is the ...

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What is Public Liability Insurance?

... pockets (and some) because you tried to save a bit of cash by not purchasing the right amount of Public Liability insurance, or worse, didn't have any at all. If the risk to your businesses is such that you would go out ...

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What is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

... the judge, make sure it's not costing you an arm and a leg! Do I really need Professional Indemnity Insurance? If you are being paid to provide your professional advice or service you have a duty of care to your clients ...

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Insurance for Painters

... this cost out of your own pocket. These expenses can add up over time and dig into your savings. Business Insurance can cover the cost of your tools and portable equipment if it is lost or stolen, or in the event of ...

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Insurance for Hairdressers

... having to close your doors for days, weeks or even months to conduct repairs or re-build. Business Interruption insurance can cover the loss of income and some of the increased costs of running your business as a result ...

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Insurance for Immigration Advisers

... ,000 Professional Indemnity (as at July 2017). Insurance for Immigration Advisers Professional Indemnity Insurance Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance provides essential financial protection for Immigration Advisers ...

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Insurance for Personal Trainers

... Trainers need it? Don't sweat the small stuff when it comes to making sure you have the right business insurance in place. Let the energetic team at BizCover do the crunches when it comes to providing a competitive quote ...

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Insurance for Tradesmen

... goes into a day at the office! So when it comes down to the nuts and bolts of getting your business insurance sorted out, you can sit back and relax while the BizCover team drill down to the basics to help you compare ...

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Insurance for Travel Agents and Tour Operators

... and Tour Operators need it? Sorting out your clients' itinerary is fun, and so is sorting out your business insurance. With just 4 steps or one phone call, you can get quotes online in minutes from top NZ insurers- we ...

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Tear and Share: Our customers get even with their old insurance policies

We recently launched a campaign that showed how small business owners really feel about their expensive, archaic policies and encouraged them to get them out of their ... the way he'd say RIP to his old policy. Thankfully with BizCover, there's no nasty paper policies. Just hassle-free insurance, online, with all your documents emailed to you instantly. Switch & save on your business ...

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Customer Spotlight: The Goat Farm

... Farm. The Goat Farm is New Zealand's best-connected advertising agency. They ... ... we co-create a product that ends up selling millions of units worldwide and employing heaps of people here in New Zealand, that's a good outcome. The opportunity to support the people who work with us in a way that lets ...

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Customer Spotlight - Pirate & Queen

... culture scene in Wellington to new heights. Directors Claire Mabey and ... festivals in Wellington and around New Zealand. The reality is they do ... their favourite part of the job is getting to create exciting events and working with top artists around New Zealand. What is their secret to consistently putting people in seats? Claire and Andrew say it comes down ...

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Customer Spotlight - 7 glyphs

... and web development studio in New Zealand, 7 glyphs. What does 7 ... ... business, and Saha looking after the creative side. It wasn't until 2011 that Igor and Saha moved to New Zealand, with the hopes of taking their business with them. In 2013, after having to essentially start from scratch ...

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International Coffee Day Customer Spotlight: Third Wheel Vending

... cafe tucked away in Paihia, New Zealand, serving up specialty [] ... ... in Perth, it was after a year that Tom and Emma decided to settle in a permanent location in Paihia, New Zealand. When asked what their favourite part about their job is, Tom and Emma kept it simple: making coffee ...

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Customer Spotlight: Mosh

... , we can look after their insurance needs. Today we're looking ... ... social media agency, we can look after their insurance needs. Today we're looking at one ... 3 years as the market hadn't caught up to the trend in New Zealand. We could see it coming but it took a lot of perseverance, ...

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Diwali Customer Spotlight - Kavita's Kitchen NZ

... , praying for success in the new financial year [] ... has ambitious plans for her curry pastes. The first being that she hopes to have them available across all of New Zealand by the middle of 2020. A bit further down the track her aim is to have her existing products ready ...

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Customer Spotlight: Three Sisters Brewery

... in the form of a new business. Our way of giving ... ... American Pale Ale 'Rain in the Face.' The same brew also went on to win a Brewers Guild of New Zealand silver medal. These feats inspired them to make their hobby full-time. When asked what their favourite thing about ...

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A Guide to Going Green This World Environment Day

This June marks 45 years since the United Nations launched World Environment Day, an initiative raising much-needed awareness of environmental issues across the globe ... and stationery Refill printer cartridges instead of purchasing a new printer every time they run out of ink. ... Environmental Choice New Zealand provides a list of leading New Zealand businesses which ...

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Customer Spotlight: Scotchbox

Scotchbox is all about sampling Whisky and other spirits that aren't easy to find, or, you perhaps wanted to try but didn't want to buy a bottle. With Scotchbox you ... well, so I'm doing what I can in New Zealand.” The Scotchbox concept evolved from humble beginnings when ... has also motivated McBride to ensure that he has insurances in place to protect his Scotchbox stock. “I ...

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Customer Spotlight: TwoBlackLabs

TwoBlackLabs create tailored services to assist clients by managing and making their business' unique security and privacy risk needs easier. They also specialise in ... company now successfully provides a consultancy service to New Zealand organisations of all sizes. “ Our goal ... can continue, and my family are not impacted. Insurance allows me to meet my contractual obligations with ...

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Take Back Your Time With These Apps

Time. It's something we could all do with a little bit more of, especially when you run your own business. One of the biggest skills you gain as a small business owner ... big believer in saving time and that's why we offer a hassle-free business insurance experience. Jump online or give us a call to receive multiple quotes in minutes from some of New Zealand’s leading insurers .

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Customer Spotlight - Krav Maga Wellington

This week we're shifting our attention from the cafs and marketing agencies to the combat arena. Krav Maga Wellington is an IKMF school (International Krav Maga Federation ... so that they can protect themselves and their loved ones. Gabriel Molina, the National Director of IKMF New Zealand said he was inspired to start Krav Maga Wellington because he realised that by becoming a certified ...

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BizCover Customer Spotlight - Three Gems Natural Skincare

Three Gems Natural Skincare is a small business based in sunny Nelson, handcrafting natural skin and body care using only pure ingredients - no chemicals, water or fillers ... Fast-forward to today, the business is 18 months old and their customer base has expanded to all of New Zealand, as well as parts of Australia. In addition to selling at the local Nelson markets and retailers, their ...

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Tips On How To Better Your Business This Year

... your existing processes, implement some new best practices and throw out ... ... review some of your existing processes, implement some new best practices and throw out some old bad ... right path when it comes to sorting out your business insurance. A few small changes to your small business can ...

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Professional Indemnity Claims: when should I notify my insurer?

... clients, your Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance is no doubt one of ... ... after his claim was rejected. He took out a new PI policy, and despite having a long history of complaints ... to a claim at the time of taking out your PI insurance, no matter how big or small Do not ignore any inklings ...

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Understanding the risks for Real Estate Agents

... Real Estate Industry, Professional Indemnity Insurance provides essential financial protection against ... ... Real Estate Industry, Professional Indemnity Insurance provides essential financial protection against ... sell the house and the new owner transports a house onto the property. The new owner contacts the Water Corporation ...

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5 Networking Tips to Help You Leverage Existing Contacts

... of rushing out to make new contacts [] ... leads. Keeping All Options Open There is no reason why you shouldn’t pursue both existing contacts and new ones, but time constraints often impose limitations on how much time you have to network. In cases where ...

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Tips for making a Stress-Free Claim for your business

... quickly as possible. Making an insurance claim can be stressful - ... ... back up and running as quickly as possible. Making an insurance claim can be stressful - but it doesn't need to ... you have enough coverage and that you have included new and valuable items on your policy which you may have ...

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6 ways your business can go paperless

... . With the start of a new year, what better time than ... ... when it comes to using the wonders of digital technologies within the workplace. With the start of a new year, what better time than the present is there for your business to take the plunge and go ...

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The Art of Celebrating a Win this Winter

In the insurance world, we focus on loss ... ... , you'll smile together. THE UPS AND DOWNS Insurers don't always focus on the negatives. In fact, we see insurance as a hugely positive part of your business plan. But the truth is, we don't get a chance to focus ...

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Ninja Fitness wins the 3rd BizGiver Grant

The winner of our bi-annual competition, BizGiver, is Elly Rodrigues - the owner of Ninja Fitness! For a little over a year now, in the small township of Ruakaka, in ... grant, Elly says she looking forward to starting the new year with a lot more pieces of equipment which ... to my employees for the classes they will run in the new locations.” Elly has big plans for Ninja Fitness, in ...

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What is covered?

  • Investigation and data recovery costs
  • Business interruptions costs
  • Fines and penalties
  • Extortion costs
  • PR and crisis management costs


Claims Examples

  • Website hijacked and defaced
  • Computers infected with viruses/malware
  • Data held to ransom
  • Wrong email attachments
  • Lost or stolen devices