Insurance for IT Contractors: What You Need To Know

  Working in an IT consulting business involves a lot of experience and skill. Your clients rely heavily on your expertise and ability to “get stuff done”. Whether you are in software development or network admin, you are at the … Read More

Top 5 Professional Indemnity Claims to Watch Out For

For many businesses, professional indemnity insurance claims has always been a complex area. While most people seem to agree that having professional indemnity (PI) insurance is a requirement in doing business, many are still in the dark when it comes … Read More

Retroactive Cover: A Critical Area to Understand with Professional Indemnity Insurance

  One of the really important things to understand with professional indemnity insurance (PI) is retroactive cover. (Just as a quick reminder – professional indemnity insurance protects you and your business against claims for alleged negligence or breach of duty … Read More

The Scary Truth about Professional Indemnity Insurance Claims

A review of Australian Law Reports has struggled to find recent cases of Professional Indemnity insurance claims involving independent Project Professionals or Management Consultants.  But it’s not to say that claims don’t happen, rather they get closed out before they … Read More

“It could never happen to me” – Project People not aware of the risk of a client claim

One of the important findings during the Sherpa Insurance focus interviews1 with independent Project People on the question of being sued by their client was: “it could never happen to me”.   In fact all respondees believed there was little … Read More