RIB Update | Staff Working Remotely

January 21, 2022

At RIB we are committed to help stop the spread of coronavirus in our community, so from 5:00pm on Friday 21st January our offices will be temporarily closed to the public with the majority of our staff returning to work from home. If you need to visit the office, we ask that you call first...

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Landlords Insurance Rent Default option is now available

May 19, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all insurers we deal with placed embargoes on taking the “Rent Default” option under Landlord policies.  They perceived their potential exposure to claims to be too great and declined to take on new risks with this option included. This exposure was compounded when the government placed an embargo on tenant evictions....

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Can I still get Landlords Insurance for my property ?

August 31, 2020

With the existence of COVID-19 Insurance companies have an increased risk exposure to claims for tenants being unable to meet their rental obligations whether your investment property is in Geelong, the Surfcoast ,Werribee or Melbourne. Most Landlord Insurance Policies have an option for Rent Default which can cover the landlord for rent if the tenants...

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Read this before you cancel your Liability Insurance

May 14, 2020

In these uncertain times when businesses are not operating or operating on a smaller scale, owners might be tempted to drop their Liability Insurance.  They might think that they do not have any risk exposure however they most probably still do. Anyone considering cancelling their Liability Insurance policy should read this. Our Geelong Commercial Insurance...

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COVID-19 UPDATE | Staff working remotely

March 24, 2020

Like all Victorian businesses, we have now moved our staff to working remotely from their homes as from yesterday.  We are committed to protecting the health and well being of our staff as well as using social distancing to lessen the potential spread of the coronavirus Covid-19. We will continue to operate our business and provide uninterrupted service...

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COVID-19 RIB Response

March 17, 2020

It is now very clear that we will face many challenges in light of the continuing developments around the COVID-19 coronavirus. We have a plan in place to enable our business to continue to operate during this challenging time.  We have the ability to have our staff work remotely with very little disruption to the...

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