September 26, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Is my store at risk of a Ransom Attack?

As the number of cyber-attacks continues to rise, protecting the systems and data your supermarket relies on is more important than ever. An increasingly common type of cyber-attack is ransomware, which can have an instant financial impact as well as long-term consequences. The concept behind ransomware is simple. Hackers encrypt all the systems, files, folders… Read more

August 26, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Understanding the building crisis…

You know things have reached a critical point when governments don’t just start talking about an issue – they immediately act on it. The issue of the moment that has forced governments to act is the crisis of confidence in the building industry’s construction standards. We are all familiar with the fears surrounding apartment and… Read more

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August 15, 2019 / emmat / 0 comments

Adroit Insurance and Risk announce $100,000 grant recipient

Gateways named Adroit Geelong Charity Golf Day Capital Grant recipient. Adroit Insurance and Risk, along with our community partner the Geelong Community Foundation, will host its 18th Annual Charity Golf Day at 13th Beach Golf Links, Barwon Heads on 21st November 2019. We are proud to say the event has grown to one of the… Read more

July 9, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Smash and grabs – is your business ready?

Move over Bitcoin – tobacco is fast becoming the new criminal currency. With the ever-increasing cost of tobacco in Australia criminals are now targeting tobacco for their illicit activities.  Unfortunately, this means supermarkets and liquor stores are high on the criminal’s radar for potential robberies. In January this year The Australian newspaper confirmed the ATO… Read more

July 4, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Top tips on how to secure your Work Cover Premium discounts…

The new financial year is here and brings with it WorkCover premium renewal notices. All policies holders will shortly be receiving their renewal notices from their agents. Our WorkCover expert Joe Bisognano, is here to give you some top tips on how to secure discounts on your premium and provide insight into minimising premium increases…. Read more

June 28, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

So long, sleepless nights

It might just be a little late to wish you a happy new year, but we’re in no doubt at all that a good night’s sleep would have featured on your list of new year’s resolutions. Because for many small business owners, the festive season is a time of long days and nights. More than… Read more

June 20, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Is your company a high-risk business?

Every business should be adequately insured. A well-planned, thorough insurance program is critical regardless of the nature or size of the operations. But what happens when getting protection for your business is, well, just proving to be a little more difficult than you had thought? That can happen for a variety of reasons. It could… Read more

May 16, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

How to deal with irregular income

Beat the challenge of having irregular income by planning your finances. Managing your finances can be challenging if your income fluctuates from month to month. People like self-employed business owners, freelance writers, new entrepreneurs and contractors need to plan how their money will last until their next payment comes. While this can be difficult, the… Read more

May 9, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Adroit Insurance & Risk wins Australian Brokerage of the Year at the 2019 Insurance Business Awards

The highly regarded 2019 Australian Insurance Business Awards were held on Friday 3rd May at The Star Event Centre in Sydney. The Awards define excellence in the Insurance profession, recognising industry leading companies and individuals for their outstanding achievements. On the night 600 insurance industry professionals gathered for an evening of celebration at this prestigious… Read more

April 26, 2019 / Lauren Vingerhoets / 0 comments

Smart ways to financially get ahead in your 40’s

In your 40’s and still not financially secure? Don’t fret. You can still catch up. Being in your 40’s often involves balancing different priorities. For example, you may need to care for your ageing parents, growyour career or business, and if you’re a parent, support your children.With all these responsibilities, it’s easy to neglect your… Read more