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PROTRADE - Google reviews for tradies

Google Reviews for Trade Businesses

At Trade Risk we’re major advocates for client reviews and ratings in our own business, and we believe they can be just as powerful for a trades business. Our great friends at PROTRADE United have put together the following...

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How record keeping can protect your trade business

Paperwork can be one of the least enjoyable aspects of running a trades business. But you know what’s worse than paperwork?  It’s dealing with a dispute or a public liability insurance claim, and still having to do all the...

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Mistakes tradies make when buying business insurance

5 mistakes tradies make when buying insurance

We’ve been helping tradies and builders with their business insurance for over a decade, and during that time we’ve seen a thing or two! If you’re in the process of sorting out your business insurance for a start-up, or...

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Construction Insurance

Just as there are numerous risks within the construction industry, there are numerous forms of construction insurance to protect you. We’ve been helping constructions businesses for over a decade. Call us on 1800 808 800 to speak with one...

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Earthmoving Insurance

Whether you just need liability cover as an operator, or need to insure a fleet of earthmoving plant and machinery, we can help you. We’ve been helping business owners in the building and construction industry for over a decade,...

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Starting a painting business

Starting a Painting Business

For many painters, the ultimate goal is to start your own successful painting business. Whether this is working for yourself and being content as a sole trader, or building up to a big team of painters, many of the...

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Using a drone in your trade business

Using a drone in your trade business

Over the last couple of years we’ve noticed more tradies and builders using drones as part of their business. Some use them for inspecting hard-to-reach locations, but a lot use them for putting together footage of their work to...

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Saving money on tradies insurance

10 tips to save money on tradies insurance

There are plenty of tradie memes about clients who choose the lowest quote.  Typically it involves a picture of terrible building work! But the fact is that most people are looking for a cheap quote, and that includes tradies...

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Tradie Insurance Brokers

Why would a tradie need an insurance broker?

As a self-employed tradie, why would you bother using an insurance broker? Your business is fairly straightforward, you can get quotes from most insurance companies online, and why pay extra fees to a middle-man, right? Not so fast! Just...

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Worst nightmares for a trade business owner

5 worst nightmares for a trade business owner

5 worst nightmares for a trade business owner, and how you can protect yourself from them. There are many risks that you face when working in the trades, and even more when you own a trades business. As the...

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