What Are the Specific Risks Faced By Canberra Businesses?
Data from 2012 revealed the most common crimes in the ACT to be property related crimes, such as unlawful entry with intent and motor vehicle theft. As a business owner operating in the area, your physical assets are particularly vulnerable to theft or malicious damage, which can result in costly interruption to operations and, subsequently, loss of profit.
Businesses operating in the area should be aware of this risk, and plan their risk management strategy accordingly. Property damage and theft can be extremely difficult to predict and prepare for, so it’s important that your assets are fully covered with an appropriate insurance policy. PSC Direct Insurance Brokers Canberra specialise in sourcing appropriate policies in order to ensure business property is fully covered in the case of theft, burglary or malicious damage.
Manufacturing businesses represent 2.4% of small businesses operating in the ACT. With the nature of work in the industry, these businesses are exposed to a high level of risk; from employee injury to vehicle collision, property damage and potentially dangerous substances.
The expert insurance brokers at PSC Direct have experience in insuring manufacturing businesses across Australia. They will apply their in-depth knowledge of risks in the area to source the most appropriate cover for your business.
In the ACT, the service industry represents over 90% of small businesses. These businesses contribute significantly to the economy in the Territory, as well as enhancing the community by creating employment opportunities, consuming locally supplied goods and providing a meeting place and entertainment hub for tourists and the local community alike.
Insurance cover is important for the peace of mind of any business owner, particularly in the Hospitality and services sector. Businesses operating in this industry should ensure they are appropriately insured for things such as Public Liability and Professional Indemnity, as well as Fire and Storm Damage.
Agriculture forestry and fishing make up 2.1 per cent of small businesses in the ACT. An important contributor to Australia’s economy, and a key industry in many rural and regional areas, businesses operating in this sector should be protected.
Insurance cover is vital for protecting businesses operating in the Agricultural industry that have far reaching risk exposure, from weather & natural disasters to machinery & vehicle breakdowns as well as personal accidents. Whether you operate in agriculture, forestry or fishing, PSC Direct can find the most appropriate cover to suit your needs.