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Trade Insurance Claims

Trade Insurance Claims Data

Trade Risk has looked after the business insurance needs of over 8,000 tradies since 2010, so we have quite a lot of data on claims. We’ve helped tradies with claims for stolen tools, tradies who’ve caused damage to the...

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Subcontractor Insurance Requirements

Subcontractor Insurance Requirements

In the construction industry it’s very common for workers to operate as subcontractors, and it’s important to know your insurance requirements. In this guide we’ll be looking at a range of common questions relating to subcontractor insurance requirements within...

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Starting a handyman business

Starting a Handyman Business

As Australians become more time-poor and perhaps a little less handy, starting a handyman business continues to be a popular way of becoming your own boss. It’s isn’t necessarily difficult to start a handyman business, but there is a...

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Self-Employed Tradies Checklist

Self-Employed Tradies Checklist

Should you start your own business as a self-employed tradie? It’s a question that thousands of tradies ask themselves every year.  Should they keep working for a wage, or take the risk of going out on their own? The...

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TradieSpec Ute Hire Team

TradieSpec Ute Hire

We have a lot of amazing clients at Trade Risk, but one of our more unique ones is TradieSpec Ute Hire. Unlike most of our clients who are in the trades, these guys provide an innovative service to the...

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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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Growing Your Electrical Contracting Business

Growing Your Electrical Contracting Business

Starting a business is one thing, but growing an electrical contracting business is quite another. We’re not a coaching or mentoring business, but we know a thing or two about business, so we’ve put together this guide to help...

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Five Must-Have Apps for the Trade Professional on the Road

This is a guest post written by Jon Mailer, CEO of PROTRADE United. With the speed at which business is moving, the office and business setup of the past is being transcended by the use of technology. Today, you...

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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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