Driver-less vehicles are coming to South Australia – what does it mean for insurance?

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With South Australia's first ever driver-less bus taking to the roads, Managed Insurance Solutions thought it was timely to have a look at what these driverless vehicles might mean for insurance in the future.

It's exciting technology, to be sure, and offers huge opportunities - especially if you think of our ageing population that may not have ready access to public transportation. It could also increase road safety, as the driver-less vehicles don't get tired, distracted by their phone or get behind the wheel after too many drinks.

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Is your restaurant or cafe protecting yourself and your customers from salmonella?

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As you might be aware, there was a recent salmonella outbreak in a South Australian bakery, which impacted over 30 people. How would your restaurant or cafe business cope with the direct and indirect costs (such as damage to your brand and reputation) of something like this? Read below for some tips on how you can prevent a salmonella outbreak from occurring, what type of risk management practices you can put in place and what kind of insurance safety nets are available.

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Insurance checklist for the New Year

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Make a resolution to review your policies and coverage.

As we begin a New Year, many of you have put together some New Year’s resolutions. Of course this makes going into a New Year fun and helps a person develop some goals. This is also an excellent time to re-evaluate your insurance solution... check out our insurance checklist to get you started! 

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Bushfire season set to hit early

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According to the 2017 Australian seasonal bushfire outlook, parts of the country are likely to see earlier and more active incidents of bushfire than other years. This is largely due to a combination of weather conditions this past winter, resulting in vast amounts of dry vegetation. With the increased risk it's critical that you take necessary precautions in mitigating your bushfire risk and checking that you have the right insurance solution before it's too late.

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