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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Andrew Gold Landscape Architecture

PROTRADE Gala Dinner 2018

Last month I had the privilege of sitting in a big room amongst hundreds of hard working, successful and driven trade business owners. But there was no hi-viz in sight.  No way.  This was a genuine black-tie event, celebrating...

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Boardroom

Personal home, contents and car insurance

You know we’re all about business insurance, but it’s not all we can do. Our team are passionate and knowledgeable about all forms of insurance.  If you love the way we look after your business insurance, why not have...

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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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Insurance Business Awards Team

2018 Insurance Business Awards

Earlier this month a few of the Trade Risk team travelled to Sydney for the 2018 Insurance Business Awards. We were finalists in two categories; Best Customer Service and Brokerage of the Year (up to 5 staff). Much to...

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Toby Price Triton SuperUtes

Newsletter – May 2018

Welcome to our second newsletter for 2018. It’s just a quick one to let you know about a few things happening at Trade Risk. Win tickets to the Winton Supercars round Trade Risk win national award Win tickets to...

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How the budget affects tradies

What the 2018 budget means for tradies

It’s that exciting time of the year again, Budget night! Last night the treasurer, Scott Morrison, handed down his budget.  We’ve broken it down to see how tradies will be affected. Instant asset tax write-off Kicking off with some...

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