06
Dec 18

What lessons can Australia learn from the UK’s Build to Rent Sector?

Author:Ash Natesh

The United Kingdom, much like Australia has been slow to adopt the BTR model. Cultural bias towards ownership, low rental yields, favourable tax treatment towards private investors, you name it and the same reasons have been provided in both countries for why it will never happen. Yet in the past 5 years the UK’s adoption … Continue reading What lessons can Australia learn from the UK’s Build to Rent Sector?

21
Nov 18

Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry- Insights from professor Drew Dawson

Author:Ash Natesh

The Centre for Sleep Research led by Professor Drew Dawson has introduced the prior/sleep wake model that allows for a scientific measure of fatigue relative to the error trajectory of the task at hand. This report reviews the risks of fatigue in the mining industry in QLD. Fatigue in the QLD region: Combining alcohol and … Continue reading Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry- Insights from professor Drew Dawson

08
Nov 18

KPMG shares cyber insurance insights

Author:Ash Natesh

The Verisk and RMS reports have shown that the cyber insurance market is enjoying a period of profitable growth, bringing the benefits of increased stability and competition for buyers. According to a report from Verisk, the US commercial cyber liability insurance market is expected to reach USD 6.2 billion by 2020, up from around USD … Continue reading KPMG shares cyber insurance insights

30
Oct 18

Aon’s Cyber Insurance Market Insights

Author:Ash Natesh

The Current Market Climate While the Cyber Insurance market is evolving at a faster pace than expected, there is very little uptake amongst corporates to adopt necessary cyber insurance in Australia as compared to the US. The EU sits between Australia and the US, although they are slowly catching up to the market trends with … Continue reading Aon’s Cyber Insurance Market Insights

29
Oct 18

Opportunities energy retailers should harvest

Author:Ash Natesh

Redefine customer experiences For an industry seen as under performing in digital, the energy sector functions on data through use of analytics. However the analytics collected have not been used to provide a better understanding of customer experience in the sector. It’s time for Australian energy retailers to invest in their capabilities to significantly boost … Continue reading Opportunities energy retailers should harvest

15
Oct 18

Trending News: Cyber Insurance

Author:Ash Natesh

Insurers say cyber insurance underwriting is profitable for now By PwC Insurance Journal Carriers say that cyber insurance is quite profitable for them at the moment, and a majority are also using reinsurance to manage their exposures, PwC found in a global survey of specialist writers. The consulting firm’s survey found that 80 percent of … Continue reading Trending News: Cyber Insurance

05
Oct 18

New Look For Energy Made Easy

Talking meerkats, animated wizards and models with impossibly shiny teeth – there are awide range of price comparison websites available these days, and they are all desperate for us to use their tool. Energy Made Easy (EME) has been around since July 1 2012 and is, as the name suggests,easy to use: customers answer some … Continue reading New Look For Energy Made Easy

04
Oct 18

Current Cyber Climate

Author:Ash Natesh

Are companies ready for cyber incidents? Most companies are much better prepared for hurricanes and earthquakes than any cyber attack. According to figures from AIG, only about 55% of Fortune 500 companies have cybersecurity insurance. For the majority of enterprises, the figures are even lower: just 35% of small to medium-sized businesses are insured against … Continue reading Current Cyber Climate