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Cyclone Marcia Claims Update – News

Businesses counting cyclone costs by Cecilia Harris | Broker Buzz 18 Mar 2015 Claims from Cyclone Marcia’s recent battering of Central Queensland have soared after business owners started counting the cost of the damage, with about 30,000 claims lodged so far. Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) CEO Rob Whelan says that the continuing rise in […]

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NIBA Insurance Brokers Code of Practice

What is the NIBA Insurance Brokers Code of Practice ? The Code is an agreement between NIBA (National Insurance Brokers Association) and members (Statewide) which sets out the minimum service standards that clients can expect from Insurance Brokers. It also outlines how complaints and disputes regarding potential breaches of the Code can be resolved. An updated […]

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Who are Steadfast Group ?

Steadfast is Australia’s Largest Insurance Broker Cluster Group Steadfast Group Limited is an ASX 200 listed company comprising of more than 250 Australian-owned, autonomous insurance brokerages – which operate from 300 plus offices around Australia. Established in 1996, Steadfast is Australia’s largest insurance broker cluster group, generating in excess of $5 billion in annual premium turnover. […]

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Statewide acquires 2 x Business Insurance Brokers

From the Vault – April 2011 Statewide Insurance is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Churchill Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd (AFS license no. 239544). Churchill was established in March 1999 to provide Western Australian Businesses with an Insurance Brokerage that was independent, experienced and service oriented with access to national and international markets. The Company’s business […]

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Pay your Insurance Premium with DEFT Payment Systems

Statewide is a subscriber to the DEFT Insurance payment systems, available through Macquarie Bank.  Payment of your insurance premium is now simplified with 5 easy payment options, along with our premium funding facility for monthly debits. Internet – www.deft.com.au/insurance Telephone – 1300 78 11 45 BPay Post Billpay Cheques to Deft Payment Systems for Statewide […]

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Who is Construction Insurance Services ?

Construction Insurance for the Building Industry Construction Insurance Services is a specialist division of Statewide Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd, specifically created to provide Building Industry Insurance expertise. Home Warranty Construction Risk  Material Damage & Public Liability This product is designed to protect your assets and liabilities arising during the course of construction. Workers Compensation This policy is arranged […]

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PI Insurance and Claims Made

Claims Made v Occurrence Wording PI Insurance is often termed as Claims Made Insurance, and it has some peculiar traits to it.  Today we shall discuss what is Claims Made Insurance and how it relates to PI Insurance. The following types of insurance are commonly termed Claims Made Contracts of insurance: Professional Indemnity Insurance Directors […]

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What is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

So what is Professional Indemnity Insurance? Professional Indemnity Insurance provides indemnity for claims brought against the insured company and its principals, partners and employees for financial loss, injury or damage arising from a breach (or an alleged breach) of your professional duty in the course of conducting their business.  Its the most common of the […]