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Google advertising for tradies

Google Advertising for Tradies

Could Google Ads help your trade business to get more business? You might be thinking “Trade Risk is an insurance broker, why are you talking to me about online advertising”? Well as a business that has spent well over...

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Trade Insurance Comparison

Trade Insurance Comparison

No one wants to spend more than they have to on insurance, so doing a trade insurance comparison can be a great idea. But it’s not as simple as comparing prices and choosing the cheapest.  Not all insurance policies...

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How much do electricians earn

How Much do Electricians Earn?

They’ve always been known as one of the higher earning trades, but how much do electricians really earn? For the last five years we’ve been putting together our hugely popular guide on tradie earnings, and as electrical contractors are...

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How much do tradies earn

How Much Do Tradies Really Earn?

 We are pleased to release our 2018 report on that age old question – How much to tradies really earn? This is our fifth annual report, and we believe it is the best representation of how much Aussie...

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Tradies Public Liability Insurance

Top 5 mistakes tradies make with public liability insurance

When it comes to business insurance for tradies, there’s no policy more popular than public liability insurance. Most self-employed tradies have it, and for many it’s a mandatory requirement for their licence or the contracts they’re working on. It...

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Starting a plumbing business

Starting a Plumbing Business

For many plumbers, getting to the point of being your own boss in your own business is the ultimate goal. You’ve done the hard slog of your apprenticeship, you’ve spent a few years on wages honing your skills, and...

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Income Protection for Tradesmen

That will never happen to me… or could it?

By Paul Simpson. Many times during my years as a Financial Planner specialising in Risk Insurance, I have heard healthy Tradesmen tell me that they don’t need to have Income Protection Insurance because they are fit and healthy and...

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Tradie Box

Tradie Box Review

Last week we received a cool looking package from Tradie Box. The team reached out to us a little while back, and although we’re not tradies, we look after thousands of them and were keen to check it out....

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Tradies Car Insurance

Top 5 Mistakes Tradies make with Car Insurance

Do you consider the insurance on your work ute or van to be business insurance?  Plenty of tradies don’t, but they should… We’ve put together a list of the top five traps to avoid when insuring your work vehicle....

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Construction Site

What insurance does a contractor need?

For contractors in the building industry, it’s important to know what insurance you need. As a contractor, you’re essentially self-employed, and this brings with it a number of different responsibilities, one of them being insurance. There are a number...

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