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Risky Business: Why Your Small Business Needs Ransomware Insurance

Did you know that cyber-attacks went up by 700% last year, leaving many Australian businesses feeling unprepared? A cybersecurity threat can lead to lost data and money. When your system gets taken over by ransomware, your business is held, hostage. A cyber insurance policy that covers you in the event of ransomware is a must […]

Is your business fire safe?

Although bushfire season is here, this risk is only one of a host of different sources of fire. Arson is often the cause of fire and poor maintenance standards are another serious fire risk for businesses. For instance, damaged or old electrical cabling is all too often the cause of a fire, especially in older […]

Business Insurance – what should every business consider?

Running a business has a number of responsibilities and associated risks whether you are a sole trader or global enterprise. Business insurance can protect you against the financial damage of business risks giving you peace of mind to concentrate on growing your business. In Australia, some insurances are compulsory – if you hire employees you […]

Lloyd’s of London in massive coronavirus claims prediction

If you needed proof of the pelting that the insurance industry has taken at the hands of the coronavirus, then look no further than Lloyd’s of London. It is predicting payouts of up to £5 billion (around AU$8.9 billion) after reporting a £400 million (around AU$714 million) loss in the first half of the year, […]

When was the last time you thought about your insurance policy?

Are you sure you are covered? Don’t wait until you need to claim to discover your policy isn’t what you need. If you’ve had the same insurance for a while it’s quite likely that your circumstances have changed since the policy was first taken out. As part of our client service we can handle your […]

The importance of keeping your details up-to-date

It’s a fast moving world, especially at the moment. Even though there’s so much going on, it’s essential to update your insurance broker any time your circumstances change to help ensure the cover you have in place is still appropriate for your enterprise. A popular business pivot many beer and spirit firms have undertaken in […]

Congratulations Katie

Our newest employee Katie has recently achieved her Tier 2 qualifications in General Insurance. Katie joined us early this year and has really enjoyed her new career, studying hard and completing her initial diploma within 5 months; normally a 12 month course. We at Sarina Insurance & Financial Services are very proud of her, so […]

Make sense of the insurance market

A hardening market can mean higher premiums and tougher underwriting decisions – so it pays to get an expert on your team. Like any market, the business insurance market experiences different cycles that can affect pricing and how easy it is to get cover. Depending on the stage of the cycle we’re in, this can […]

Managing cyber risks while staff work from home

Heightened cyber risks have emerged as a serious issue, given most businesses now have many staff working from home. So it’s important to put in place policies and procedures to ensure data is secure no matter where staff are located. Helping staff to recognise and avoid risky behaviours is also part of a great cyber […]