8 tips to help contractors reduce bad debt risk

8 tips to help contractors reduce bad debt risk

The recent collapse of EBERT Construction has brought into the open a well known problem within the construction industry: margins are often too narrow to provide contractors with a financial buffer to absorb costs if something unexpected happens. When any business...
10 things tradies should know about insurance

10 things tradies should know about insurance

At Builtin we think that the more our clients, and indeed all trade contractors and professionals, understand their cover and how insurance works, particularly when it comes to making a claim, the better their experience of it will be. That’s why we’ve written this...
The Goldilocks Insurance Package

The Goldilocks Insurance Package

One of the most common questions we get asked is what insurance a builder (or sparky, plumber, roofer, tiler etc) should have. Everyone wants what we call the “Goldilocks Package”: not too little, not too much, but just the right amount. Below is a summary of our...
A Helpful Building Project Insurance Checklist

A Helpful Building Project Insurance Checklist

Every building project involves risk (as does everything in business and in life). The risk may be higher or lower, depending on a whole range of factors, and you will need to eliminate, isolate or minimise these risks through a range of measures. One thing you must...