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Bad debts can be a massive issue in the building game.

Insolvency, administration, bankruptcy and receivership are all commonly heard words for contractors in this space.

You might be able to survive a $20k unpaid debt when a builder falls over, but what if that debt was $200k?  Could your business survive?

Thankfully you can protect yourself with trade credit insurance.

We should start by saying that credit insurance is not for everyone.  Premiums start from around $10,000 per year, so the cover is typically used only by companies turning over at least a few million dollars per year.

Unfortunately there are no insurance products available to help the smaller contractors turning over a few hundred grand a year (which is most Trade Risk clients), but if you are up in the 7-figure range it is certainly worth considering.

For more information about trade credit insurance please call us on 1800 808 800.

Tradies Love Trade Risk

In 2017 Trade Risk was awarded a Gold Trusted Service Award for the amazing service we offer to thousands of tradies from around Australia.

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    "Considering Covid and made less money through the was surprised to see rise in premium have been using trade risk for a few years now next year might look around at other options"
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    "the staff were very helpful and response was very quick I would recommend trade risk to others very friendly staff"
    Darren Titford | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Jennifer was very timely and efficient"
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    "great service"
    The Trustee For Cousins Family Trust | Trade Insurance - Renewal |
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    "We have used Traderisk for our insurances for 6 years now they are always good to deal with."
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    "Good communication leading up to renewal and maintained good communication whilst seeking new insurers."
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    "Very good. Makes life easy."
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    "I'm happy with their service and will use them again"
    Horsman Roofing Pty Ltd | Trade Insurance - Renewal |
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    "The bill for public liability went up in a year we were only open half the time"
    Robinwood Pty Ltd | Trade Insurance - Renewal | Mornington
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    "Very fast to reply and informative of all options available"
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    "Made everything very easy and explained all well"
    David R Ambrosiussen | Trade Insurance - Renewal | Dalby
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    "Quick response, easy to understand"
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    "Easy, quick and reliable"
    Robert Brown | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Quick and reasonable price no fuss"
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    "Jeremy Watkins on top of it, no nonsense, straight to the point, insurance sorted. Hope the same level of service, will apply, in the event of a claim."
    Trykym Pty Ltd | Trade Insurance - Renewal |
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    "Had to wait 2 days for certificate of currency and was unable to work without it. Loss of 2 potential days earnings -$1000"
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    "Very happy with their service and price."
    Vinh Choi | Trade Insurance - Renewal |
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    "Quick and economical service.To the point and affordable"
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