Category : News

10 Years in Business

10 Years of Trade Risk

In 2020 we are proud to celebrate our first decade in business. The beginnings of Trade Risk can be traced back to February 2010 when I launched my insurance business with the website tradesman-insurance.com.au. It wasn’t a catchy name,...

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Trade Risk Office

Changes to income protection at Trade Risk

At Trade Risk we believe strongly in providing the highest levels of cover to protect tradies from the risks they face. That’s why, unlike most other insurance brokerages, we employed a qualified financial planner to provide income protection and...

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Is renovation work drying up for tradies?

Renovation work drying up for tradies

Aussies love a good renovation, but the numbers from one source shows we’re not doing it as much as we used to. This isn’t the greatest news for tradies and builders, given that for many of them renovations are...

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Plumbers Insurance Changes

What’s Going on with Plumbers Insurance?

If you’re a self-employed plumber, you probably will have noticed some big changes to your business insurance lately. Here at Trade Risk we’ve been receiving more enquiries than ever from plumbers who are insured elsewhere, wanting to see what...

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What does the 2019 budget mean for tradies

Budget 2019: What’s in it for Tradies?

Another year, another budget…  But what does it actually mean for you as a tradie or trade business owner? Every year since 2015 we’ve been putting together a summary of the changes that we believe are most relevant. This...

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Electricians Insurance

Electricians are the Most Trusted Trade

Which trade would you rate as the most trusted in Australia? As well as being one of the country’s highest earning trades, electricians can now pat themselves on the back for being Australia’s most trusted! This is according to...

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How can business insurance premiums increase?

Why do Business Insurance Premiums Increase?

Business insurance premiums have been very steady over the last couple of years, and many of our clients have enjoyed no increases over that time. But unfortunately for some clients, that is starting to change, with business insurance rates...

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Elite Broker Medals

Elite Broker List

For the last four years running we’ve made the annual “Elite Broker” list. This list covers the top 30 insurance brokers in Australia, based on a number of factors including the number of clients, client retention, revenue etc. Whilst...

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2018 Year in Review

2018 in Review

We’re a business that prefers to look ahead, but it’s also good to look back on your achievements and reflect on the year that has passed. 2018 was another big year for us at Trade Risk.  As a business...

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We’re Optus MyBusiness Awards Finalists

We are thrilled to once again be named a finalist in the Optus MyBusiness Awards for 2018. As with last year, we are finalists in the Customer Service Experience of the Year category. This is hot on the heels...

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