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Electricians Public Liability Insurance

Pretty much all self-employed trades need public liability, but perhaps none more so than electricians. For starters, it’s mandatory for your electrical contractors licence in some Australian states. Secondly, as an electrician there are plenty of risks involved in your trade, and working without insurance would be madness. What is public liability? Unlike many typesRead More

How is my turnover calculated?

If you’ve ever taken out public liability insurance, you’ll know that one of the questions asked is about your turnover. We find that most tradies know what makes up their turnover, but for some it isn’t so clear. So to clear it up once and for all we’ve put together this handy guide. Turnover definitionRead More

Electrician Insurance

Comparing quotes at renewal time

There are two different times that a tradie will be comparing insurance quotes. The first is when you’re taking out a policy for the first time, and the second is when your policy is up for renewal. When comparing tradies insurance policies at renewal time, what do you need to look out for?  In thisRead More

Does my public liability fully protect me on site?

Many tradies figures once they take out public liability insurance, they are pretty well looked after if something goes wrong on site. There are a few exceptions, such as having your tools knocked off or injuring yourself, which most people know are covered by tool insurance and income protection. But when it comes to damageRead More

Painters Insurance

Tradie business structures

When starting out as a self-employed tradie, something to consider is your business structure. Most tradies will go with the sole-trader option to start with, but it’s definitely not the only option. Let’s take a look at some of the more common business structure options. Sole trader This is the most popular option amongst tradies,Read More

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Macquarie insurance for tradies

Macquarie offers a range of insurance products to suit tradespeople. Types of cover offered include: Income Protection Insurance Life Insurance TPD Insurance Trauma Insurance Macquarie Life is one of Australia’s most innovative insurance companies. Important Information Please note that no relationship exists between TradesmanInsurance.com.au and Macquarie Life. The content provided on this page is forRead More

Plumbers Insurance

Zurich insurance for tradies

Zurich offers a range of insurance products to suit tradespeople. Types of cover offered include: Income Protection Insurance Life Insurance TPD Insurance Trauma Insurance Tool Insurance Accident & Illness Insurance Zurich is one of Australia’s leading insurance companies. Important Information Please note that no relationship exists between TradesmanInsurance.com.au and Zurich. The content provided on thisRead More

Roofer

MLC insurance for tradies

MLC offers a range of insurance products to suit tradespeople. Types of cover offered include: Income Protection Insurance Life Insurance TPD Insurance Trauma Insurance MLC is part of the National Australia Bank, which is one of Australia’s largest financial institutions. Important Information Please note that no relationship exists between TradesmanInsurance.com.au and MLC. The content providedRead More

Painters Insurance

Painters Insurance

As a painter you are exposed to a wide range of risks every day. There is the risk that your work could cause damage to someones property, or the more serious risk that you work could result in someone’s injury or death. There is also the risk that you could suffer a serious injury orRead More

Bricklaying

Bricklayers Insurance

As a brickie you are exposed to a wide range of risks every day. There is the risk that your work could cause damage to someones property, or the more serious risk that you work could result in someone’s injury or death. There is also the risk that you could suffer a serious injury orRead More