November 12, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Are you prepared for La Niña?

The Bureau of Meteorology has declared a La Niña is officially underway, signaling we could be in for a wet spring and summer. The last major La Niña events were in the summers of 2010-11 and 2011-12. They resulted in 2010 to 2012 being Australia’s wettest two-year period on record. Flooding was widespread and devastating…. Read more

November 5, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Prepare your Hospitality business for COVID Normal Outdoor Eating…

With the warmer months approaching and COVID-19 cases coming down in Victoria, we look forward to Hotels re-opening albeit in a different world. The following provides you with some tips in preparing your Hotel business for COVID normal outdoor eating. Check your Public Liability Insurance Contact your Hotel business insurance provider to review your current… Read more

October 9, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Ransomware: the emerging trend in cyber threats

In the latest example of how brazen cyber thieves have become, the perpetrators behind a ransomware attack on Japanese camera maker Canon dumped some of the encrypted data online when the company refused to meet its demands. In Australia, an insurer agreed to a $350,000 bitcoin payment to free a client’s system from a new… Read more

October 1, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Have you got a workers compensation plan for returning to work?

As the Victorian government teases us with a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel – it’s time to start thinking about our normal day to day activities; both in relation to your business and your staff.  During COVID19 restrictions, Workers Compensation has been a vital component of each business as it is usually… Read more

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Adroit Market Summary

2020 will undoubtedly go down as one of the most challenging years that many of us have faced. The COVID-19 Global Pandemic has seen unemployment levels  rise to their highest levels in 12 years, and for those that remain in the workforce, the conditions under which they are employed have been altered significantly. Businesses have… Read more

September 22, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Nailing it: having the right cover is critical for tradies…

Business conditions for Australia’s tradies have been in a state of flux as coronavirus pandemic restrictions have been introduced and eased, and in some cases strengthened again, and as client budgets are recalibrated. After months of social distancing the coronavirus is continuing to have impacts across the country. In Victoria harsher lockdowns have put the… Read more

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September 21, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Adroit Insurance & Risk’s Community Impact

Community Support is part of Adroit Insurance & Risk’s DNA, raising over 2 million dollars for local community organisations and foundations since its inception. In 2019 alone the Adroit team completed over four hundred hours of volunteering, raised $183,350 from its fundraising events, and donated $39,000 to local communities. Fundraising is a passion of the… Read more

Adroit in the community
September 8, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Does your Business need an Insurance health check?

Rarely do businesses stay static. There is constant change in the environment and the needs of your business also change. Expansion or contraction in operations, your clients’ needs may change which may create new situations for your business that are not currently covered by your insurance program. What was in place six months ago may… Read more

September 4, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Keeping SMEs covered is a priority for insurers…

With blanket media coverage of COVID-19 and government restrictions on activities that we once took for granted, it can be easy to overlook that all the normal pre-pandemic risks to businesses remain, and it’s just as important they are still covered. Denials of business interruption and travel claims due to the pandemic have sparked headlines… Read more

September 2, 2020 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

How to avoid Cyber – Security incidents within remote work forces…

With more of your employees working from home, how ready will you and your employees be when a cyber security disaster strikes? At Adroit Insurance & Risk, we’ve seen cyber attacks target businesses of all sizes, types, and industries. The unfortunate reality is that no business – whether you operate a small, mid size, large,… Read more

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