Carpentry Job

Starting a Carpentry Business

A whole world of opportunity can open for a carpenter once the apprenticeship is over. Some chippies choose to spend a few more years on wages, but switching to self-employment is always an attractive option. By this stage you...

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Toby Price and Craig Dontas

Newsletter – February 2018

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2018. I hope the year has started well for you. I want to share a couple of quick pieces of news with you about what’s happening at Trade Risk. Win tickets to the...

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Tradie Confidence Index Cover

Confidence Increasing Amongst Tradies

The results from the latest Tradie Confidence Index (TCI) show that tradies are feeling more confident across the board. The latest results cover the final quarter of 2017, being October to December. In four of the five questions asked...

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Switching From Carpenter To Licensed Builder

Switching from Carpenter to Licensed Builder

It’s the classic career move for many carpenters – making the jump to a licensed builder. For some the term ‘builder’ means building decks or undertaking renovations, whilst for others it is literally building new houses. Whichever end of...

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Switching from sole trader to company

Switching from Sole Trader to Pty Ltd Company

Many tradies start their self-employed life as a sole trader, but as their business grows, switching to a company is not uncommon. It can make a lot of sense to go this way.  When you go out on your...

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HSUA Insurance Awards 2017

High Street Cleans Up Again

As an insurance brokerage, Trade Risk uses many different insurance companies and underwriting agencies in order to find the right cover for our clients. One stands above the others however, as the provider of cover for hundreds of our...

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How much do tradies really earn

Average Tradie Incomes 2017

This is our 2017 report. To view the current report please click here. We’re proud to release our 2017 report on how much Aussie tradies earn. It’s always a hot topic, and this annual report is always one of our most...

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Trade Risk V8 Utes number plates

Win tickets to the Newcastle 500

Trade Risk is proud to be an official partner of the V8 Utes series. The utes will be supporting the Supercars later this month, when they race for the first time at the Newcastle street circuit. Tickets for the...

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Flooring Contractors Insurance | Flooring Installers

Whether you’re laying carpet, vinyl, floating timber or other flooring types, it’s important to have the right protection in place. At Trade Risk we specialise in business insurance for the building and construction industry, and flooring contractors are an...

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Trade Business Medals

Rewarding Your Claim-Free Years

We are pleased to launch our claim-free awards initiative for Trade Risk clients. These awards will allow our clients to demonstrate their commitment to quality work and safety. Whilst the whole reason for having public liability insurance is to...

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