Rivers Group News

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High risk with sub-standard products

High risk of sub standard products In recent weeks the news…
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Across the Claims Desk

Offbeat, unusual claims that cross insurers desk‘s everyday! SPLASH…
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Fair Employment Seperation

Made redundant or fired? When contemplating firing an employee,…
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Work Experience Liability

Differences in Liability When employers provide work experience…
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New Rating System for Homes at Risk

New rating system launched Following the ‘Black Saturday’…
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Trademark Infringed

An Expensive Oversight A small chocolatier based outside of…
Are you sure that this is a genuine redundancy?
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Good staff

How Do You Keep Them? The common misconception is that all you…
commercial vehicle insurance
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Tougher Transport Laws

Penalties to Hit Harder Recent changes to transport laws now…
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Pollution Liability Insurance

A Must-Have For Many Businesses Many business owners are unaware…
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Underinsurance

Weather Events Demand a Closer Look Following on from the previous…
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Closing your business?

Don't Cancel Your Cover The business has closed, it’s no longer…
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Workers Comp in QLD

Changes on the Way With the recent election of the Labor government…

How do you find good staff?

Article one in a series: For decades, the employment section…
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Disaster recovery. There’s no quick fix.

The Brisbane hailstorm event of late November 2014 led to more…
Rivers Insurance Group
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"The Cloud”. What is it? Where is it?

In the simplest terms, ‘cloud computing’ means storing and…
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Underinsurance. Surveys reveal alarming statistics.

Probably due to the harsh reality of the current economic climate,…
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The cost of Terrorism. How is it funded?

As a result of the Lindt café hostage siege in Sydney that ended…
Financial Services
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Higher Excess can mean Lower Premiums. Not always a good move.

Most insurers will allow you to increase your excess to reduce…
Domestic Insurance
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A message for the under thirties, from an under thirty.

If you're like me you'll be starting to accumulate some really…

FNIB and Dittman offices rebrand as Rivers Insurance Brokers

"We want to deliver more and better, cost effective services…
commercial vehicle insurance
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Our way or the Highway!

When an Insurer says, “we won’t pay” …is that the end…
Rivers Insurance Group - Dangerous Places
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Highways

Dangerous Places! At 8.55pm on 5 September 2014, a prime mover…
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Workplace accidents

How to Respond There is common agreement amongst many Industry…
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Phone gone mobile?

Smartphones sell like hotcakes these days and you may have been…
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Direct insurers PDS reviewed

The Council of Queensland Insurance Brokers (CQIB) recently conducted…
Are you sure that this is a genuine redundancy?

Are you sure that this is a genuine redundancy?

We’ve seen a number of cases were a business has “hid”…
Do you realise you could be signing your life away

Do you realise you could be signing your life away

A subcontractor won a job to perform work for a builder and as…
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Letter of Authority or Letter of Appointment

...which one for what purpose?  As the dust settles on another…
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Employers' Rights

WorkCover claims questioned Employers are sometimes faced with…
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Travel Compensation Fund scrapped

Holiday plans at risk Nothing spoils a holiday more than being…
hydraulics operator insurance
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Third party manufacturers

Pitfalls for Australian suppliers Australian Consumer Law…
Registered training Organisations insurance
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Aliens, Meerkats or Brokers?

When buying insurance, which way to go? Whilst it’s true…
Rivers Insurance Group - Dangerous Places
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Corporate Travel Insurance

...a better way to go Attention business owners! Did you know…

It’s not unusual…

It’s not unusual…not for Lloyd’s How many elephants…

Employees misusing social media!

Employees misusing social media! How social media can ruin…
brokers v supermarket
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Broker v Supermarket

Insurance: Why a broker is the best option There is a significant…
hoouseholders insurance

Household workers need cover too

Low-cost protection for workers in the home Do you have a…
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Employee or Contractor? ATO target employers

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has stated their intention…