Why EOFY is good for your business

The end of the financial year – tax time – can be burden for a tradie juggling multiple responsibilities but it also forces you to take stock of where you are now compared to last year. Have you grown your business? Invested in new plant, equipment or a vehicle? Expanded your premises? Taken on new…

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5 reasons a tradie needs an insurance broker

Cut out the middle man. Sounds like a great idea, right? You stand to save on costs, it should be simple, you can get it done quickly, ensure your particular needs are covered and control the security of your personal information. Except that when it comes to insurance it doesn’t work like that. Here are 5…

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Will my car insurance cover my work ute?

Many tradies use their ute for both personal and commercial purposes, but is your car insurance enough to cover you should the worst happen? Many tradies use their ute for both personal and commercial purposes, but is your car insurance enough to cover you should the worst happen? Rosemary Callaghan, Team Leader at imar, said…

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Why tradies need public liability insurance

The world of business insurance can sometimes seem complex but it is absolutely necessary for any tradie on any job site. Public liability insurance may not be mandated by law, but many employers will not allow a tradie onto their job site without the cover. So what is public liability insurance and why is it…

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What insurance cover you need to start your own business

You might be starting up your own business or becoming a contractor for the first time, but one of the most important things to organise before you set-up shop is your business insurance. It might be boring but it could be the difference between your business keeping its doors open for the long-term or shutting…

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Covering small business

Covering small business The imar SME team looks after every type of business that isn’t a trade. Their clients range from very small businesses through to quite large national enterprises, and cover almost every imaginable type of business offering. The one thing they have in common, is that they are looking for expert insurance and…

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What makes imar different?

What makes imar different? For more than 35 years, imar has been helping tradies, builders and small business owners across Australia protect their business and their incomes with cost-effective insurance solutions. Having commenced our operations as a genuinely small business – just two individuals offering a highly personal level of insurance broking – we’ve built…

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All your construction and warranty insurances, with just one call

With imar’s appointment by the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) as one of only six approved distributors of its Domestic Building Insurance (DBI) – also known as builder’s warranty insurance – we are able to continue to offer builders a complete insurance solution ranging from warranty cover through to covering every aspect of their construction…

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Making it easy for tradies

When you need expert advice on covering your risks as a tradie, it would be hard to find a crew that knows more about tradies insurance than the imar tradeis team. For example, team leader, Anna Murrowood, has spent the past 13 years helping tradies understand their risk exposures; recommending the most appropriate policies to…

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