Insure your most important asset

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

We all work hard every day to build our wealth, grow our investments, give our children opportunities we didn't have and, hopefully someday, live an easier life. Nose to the grind stone, head down, sun up to sun down, work, work, work. Some days the weight on our shoulders can seem so heavy, and the day can seem so long but we take a big breath and soldier on so we can reach the light at the end of the tunnel.  read more

Police warn tradies to secure tools

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

A run of tool thefts in the Mornington Peninsula area have prompted police to warn tradies to secure their tools.  read more

Tips for Owner Builders

Monday, June 30, 2014

Starting out on a building project on your own as an Owner Builder can be an exciting, and sometimes daunting endeavour. There are many of benefits to going out on your own. The savings to be made can be considerable and in the end you have a building or structure you have helped to create. What could be more satisfying? read more

Tradies Tax Deductions – What to do before June 30th.

Monday, June 23, 2014

6 things you can do to take advantage of tax deductions on your personal tax return. read more

Give your ute, van or truck a winter check up

Thursday, June 12, 2014

As a tradesmen and women we know you rely on your work vehicles everyday for transport, storage and sometimes to be a mobile office or a workshop on wheels. The beginning of winter is the perfect time to ensure your vehicle is not only safe for the coming conditions but is also going to be reliable through the cold months. read more

‘5 Steps To Eliminate Tax Time Stress.’

Thursday, June 12, 2014

As the wife of a builder and trained as a Certified Practicing Accountant, my husband and I certainly declared for many years that next year was definitely going to be different with our finances, money and taxation. read more

Hold onto your SEAT!! SEAT Leon Cupra rally car falls from crane

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Sometimes stupid happens. You think you have thought of everything you need to get the job done correctly and safely and then you realise you forgot to put the handbrake on. That is what trade insurance is for. read more

Water tight contract works insurance - Don't get caught out!

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A situation in the press recently stood as a great example of why it pays to have really good contract works insurance. A builder on the New South Wales south coast experienced a string of events which led to a contractor being hurt and the partial collapse of the build. read more

Technology for Tradies

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Using technology on site or on a job can reduce your work load in many ways. Being able to immediately carry out tasks which would normally be tackled at the end of an exhausting day or during valuable weekends off gives you more time to do the things you enjoy. read more

Have you heard about the Insurance Box?

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

This little box could change the vehicle insurance industry in Australia like nothing ever has before. The Insurance Box is similar to a 'black box' in an aeroplane, it records how you drive, when you drive and where you drive. All this information is recorded to ascertain if you are a safe driver, which in turn could lower your insurance premiums. read more