New app draws on the cloud to streamline insurance claims

7:48PM | Tuesday, 8 July 2014 |  A new app is aiming to even the playing field between users and large insurance companies by storing information such as receipts in the one digital location.

Pop-ups set to bloom as insurance scheme rolls out

7:46PM | Monday, 1 July 2013 |  It just got a whole lot easier for companies dreaming of opening up a pop-up store, with Sydney-based start-up Pop-up Brands about to launch a range of short-term public liability insurance policies.

Half of SMEs fail after insurable loss

6:38PM | Wednesday, 1 June 2011 |  Almost 85% of SMEs think they are fully insured but around half fail after an insurable loss to their business, according to insurance experts.

Uninsured bookkeepers face fines, suspension

5:39PM | Thursday, 5 May 2011 |  A tax expert says unregistered bookkeepers could face fines or suspension if they fail to acquire mandatory insurance by July 1, but many are unaware of the new requirements.

Disability scheme could lead to lucrative market

3:44PM | Wednesday, 2 March 2011 |  The disability sector is tipped to become a multi-billion dollar market with the proposal of a $12 billion insurance scheme, which seeks to treat disabled people as consumers rather than patients.

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple shareholders demand answers on Jobs health

2:10AM | Thursday, 24 February 2011 |  Apple shareholders want details on long-term succession plan; Quake rescue to resume this morning; Murdoch to analyse Ten strategy.

Christchurch earthquake could drive up reinsurance pricing

2:13PM | Wednesday, 23 February 2011 |  The devastating earthquake in Christchurch may have an impact on reinsurance pricing across the Tasman with premiums potentially rising for Australian businesses.

Insurance premiums set for modest rises

2:40PM | Monday, 14 February 2011 |  Businesses will not be overly affected by insurance premium hikes in the wake of the Queensland floods, according to new research.

Top 10 ways to prepare your business for disasters

2:52PM | Friday, 11 February 2011 |  The clean-up from the floods is well underway, but how can you ensure your business isn’t sunk by a future disaster?

Floods cut business revenue by 5.1%

2:00PM | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 |  New figures reveal the economic effects of the floods could reduce the nations GDP growth by 1.5% in the March quarter, with business revenue falling by 5.1% in January.