Gow Gates Posts

Understanding increasing insurance costs

November 19, 2020

You may be aware that we’re in the midst of a hard insurance market, with premiums across most types of insurance increasing and for some businesses, finding adequate insurance cover has become more difficult. But for those outside the insurance industry, the way insurance pricing works can be something of a mystery. If your business […]

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Catastrophic storm events cause millions in damages

November 10, 2020

The recent hailstorm event in South East Queensland was declared as a catastrophe by The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA). This was the first catastrophe declaration for the 2020-21 natural disaster season. The millions of dollars of damage caused by the violent storm is a critical reminder to ensure that you are properly covered against […]

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2020 Federal Budget Analysis

October 8, 2020

On Tuesday night we saw Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hand down his second budget and what a historic budget it was. We see tax cuts bought forward and implemented retrospectively, record spending and government debt. We have highlighted some of the key announcements below. Will this budget be enough to get Australia out of its first recession […]

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