Gow Gates Posts

Leading Insurer, Zurich Australia, Withdraws From Providing Professional Lines Insurance to the Aged Care Sector

August 4, 2020

Following the Royal Commission into the Aged Care sector, many insurers reacted by withdrawing from underwriting new business. As a result, it has created rising pressure on insurance premiums and a lack of competitive tension. More recently, with the threat of COVID-19, leading Aged Care insurance provider, Zurich, has announced that they are withdrawing from […]

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2020 Work Health and Safety Act 2011(NSW) Amendments

July 15, 2020

The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (the WHS Act) Amendment Bill 2020 received assent on 10 June 2020, changes are now in force. *Statutory Liability Insurance Policies have been impacted.* The Amendment has made it unlawful to insure against monetary penalties under the WHS Act. When does this change come into effect? If […]

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COVID-19 disruptions have sparked an increase in Cyber Attacks… Is your business protected?

July 7, 2020

Throughout the disruption brought by COVID-19, businesses have adapted to flexible working arrangements and many people are working from home for the first time. The changes to our working environment has resulted in specific cyber security risks, including targeted cybercrime. Despite recent efforts by the government to help mitigate the increasing cyber risk to both […]

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