By David White 29/04/2021
How to Become an Insurance Broker in Australia

Are you wanting to become an insurance broker in Australia? Learn about the skills & qualifications you need to help launch your insurance broking career.

By David White 06/11/2020
Shelley Hymas named NIBA Broker of the Year

On Tuesday 27 October, the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) named Phoenix Insurance Brokers’ Shelley Hymas winner of this year’s QBE-sponsored Stephen Ball Memorial Award for Insurance Broker of the Year.

By David White 07/10/2020
Shelley Hymas named Western Australian NIBA Broker of the Year

We’re delighted to announce that our very own Shelley Hymas has been named the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) Broker of the Year for Western Australia.

By David White 23/09/2020
7 Important Tax Deductions Every Property Owner Should Know About

Landlord’s insurance will give you peace of mind that your investment will remain viable even during troubled times. But did you know landlord’s insurance for residential investment properties may also be tax deductible?

How to Find the Right Landlord’s Insurance Cover

What Does Landlord’s Insurance Cover? Unlike other types of cover, landlord’s insurance is tailored toward tenant-related issues, such as property damage, theft or unpaid rent. Landlord’s insurance cover typically includes:

A WorkCover notice about JobKeeper

WorkCover WA released a notice about JobKeeper on Monday 4 May 2020. The notice clarifies the treatment of the Commonwealth Government’s JobKeeper subsidy in relation to wage declarations made in the WA workers’ compensation scheme. You can read the notice here.

$154m relief package to help renters, landlords and the construction industry

The West Australian Government has announced a relief package of $154 million to support tenants, landlords and the construction industry impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Read the full article on the ABC news website.

Summary of Government Support Programs for COVID-19

In the past two weeks the Federal, State and Territory Governments have announced a series of programs to provide support to businesses and employees who are struggling to cope with COVID-19 obligations and business conditions.

COVID-19 Workers Compensation Information for Employers

Read and find out all the latest COVID-19 Workers Compensation Information for Employers from Work Cover WA. If you have any questions about Workers Compensation or any other insurance related matters, please contact us. The team at Phoenix continues to work as normal and is available to take your call.

Precautionary Measures for COVID-19

A message from David White, Managing Director. On behalf of Phoenix Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd, I am writing to you in light of the continuing developments around the COVID-19 (coronavirus). We are committed to managing our response in line with Government advice, our own Business Continuity Plan and emerging best practice as the situation unfolds. Our commitment is to the safety of our people so that we can make sure our business continues to help you with your insurance broking and claims needs.

A Note about Workers’ Compensation and Coronavirus

WorkCover WA is receiving queries relating to COVID-19, commonly known as Coronavirus. The main query is whether workers are entitled to compensation in WA if the disease is contracted at work.

Professional Indemnity vs Public Liability Insurance – What’s the Difference?

It seems these days there’s an insurance product for every scenario in business, but it can be financially unviable to cover every possible risk. Two types of insurance that are worth considering however – depending on the nature of your business – are Professional Indemnity insurance and Public Liability insurance. But what are they? Professional Indemnity vs Public Liability, what’s the difference? To help understand these insurances, we have explored them in detail and explained why you might need them.