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Guidelines for Proprietor Pharmacists – Regulation Refresher

Published on September 23rd, 2020

Although this isn’t a new document, it sometimes helps to refresh yourself on the Guidelines for Proprietor Pharmacists which cover what you should be doing as part of your professional responsibilities as a proprietor pharmacist.   If you operate your pharmacy within the bounds of these guidelines then you will not have any issues.   But, sometimes you may still receive requests for information from a government department.  If that was to happen then our Professional Indemnity insurance and legal advice will provide assistance.

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The importance of an Insurance Policy Review

Published on September 10th, 2020

If you’ve had the same insurance policies in place for a long time, there’s a good chance that your circumstances are not the same as when the policy was first taken out. With the impact covid may have had on your business, now more than ever is the right time for an insurance policy review.

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Beezwax Monthy Update – July

Published on July 9th, 2020

Our friends over in the Beehive have release their monthly video. This month, Pasquale provides a great update on:
– Trends we’ve noticed across the Pharmacy industry this past month
– The latest data on Script and Customer Volumes
– Updates to the Pharmacy Industry Award
– Highlights from our discussion forums and new Beehive articles

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Recent cyber attack reminds businesses to review their response

Published on June 23rd, 2020

A cyber attack would be crippling for your pharmacy. You would not be able to access your PC’s, be unable to dispense, make online PBS claims, order stock or even use your POS to sell stock. How would you respond?

How home loan refinancing could help you through the next few months.

Published on April 7th, 2020

Despite the financial turbulence of recent months – from the impacts of the summer bushfires to the global economy-altering Coronavirus and the recent RBA rate cuts – there’s a shining light of financial hope for mortgage holders: home loan refinancing. Research-based on a survey of borrowers has found approximately 81% of Australians…

Increased benefits for our clients with a cyber policy

Published on April 7th, 2020

  Our cyber insurance clients will now benefit from a broader and more complete cyber cover which has been updated by Emergence with the help of brokers and clients. The main area of improvement is centered around the business interruption section with Jeff Gonlin from…

Business owner checklist during lockdown thanks to MYOB

Published on March 30th, 2020

      As the world begins to feel the full impact of coronavirus, small business owners are left wondering how to adapt, survive and pivot. This checklist gives you actionable and easy insights you can start right away. From restrictions that affect full industries,…

The Australian Tax Office has got itself a dedicated Carona Virus webpage

Published on March 27th, 2020

It’s important during this pandemic that as a small to medium enterprise you need to be guided correctly in obtaining financial aid. The Australian Taxation Office will now help its clients understand how the dispersion of the $84 billion stimulus package can be accessed through…

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Helpful tips for pharmacy owners negotiating their lease contract

Published on March 27th, 2020

Beezwax Business Solutions shares some useful tips and insight for pharmacy owners on how to negotiate their leases; Pasquale De Maria – 25/03/2020 “Phil Chapman has some great tips for negotiating your lease in The Beehive this month. Now is the time pharmacy owners should…

What are the impacts of accessing your superannuation early amidst COVID-19

Published on March 26th, 2020

If you’re one of the individuals wondering if you will be applicable to receive a tax-free $10,000 from your super fund, you have come to the right place. Here is a link directly to the source of when you will be able to apply (mid-April),…

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Family Business Day

Published on September 18th, 2019

Thursday 19th Sept is Family Business Day. Family businesses are the backbone of Australia, with many of Australia’s largest and most loved companies starting off as a family business. Iconic Australian brands such as Brown Brothers Wines, Coopers Brewery, Akubra Hats, Haighs Chocolates, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks,…

Check your Flexi pipes before they burst

Published on July 26th, 2019

A recent report from general insurer IAG showed that flexible braided hoses accounted for 22% of water damage claims in Australian households in 2016, with the claims most likely to be for kitchen and bathroom damage.   IAG has even labelled flexible connectors a ‘ticking time…

Auditor-General’s hack finds Victorian patient health data ‘highly vulnerable’

Published on June 17th, 2019

— Staff at three major Melbourne hospitals have low awareness of data security, an investigation found
— The Auditor-General found Victoria was highly vulnerable to a hack attack, leaving patient data at risk
— Another report tabled this week pointed to a “weak security culture” posing a significant risk to security in government building

The importance of cold-chain management in pharmacy

Published on June 12th, 2019

The Victorian Pharmacy Authority (VPA) recently highlighted the importance of good cold-chain management in pharmacies. Cold chain stock value is also increasing as more new products are requiring refrigerated storage.   How much stock do you have in your fridge?  Are you adequately covered?

Happy 30th Birthday to us!

Published on May 31st, 2019

It seemed like only yesterday that Tony and Ross saw an opportunity to meet the insurance needs of the pharmacy industry with a new approach.

Video Update: Your Personal Claims Advisor

Published on May 28th, 2019

We at Carollo Horton represent your interests when the unexpected happens.  With us on your side you’ll see how we can help you through a claim.

Video Update: Get the right Insurance Cover for your Business

Published on May 28th, 2019

So what kind of insurance cover do you really need to protect yourself and your business?  Contact Carollo Horton for the right advice.

Video Update: Make Sense of the Insurance Market

Published on May 28th, 2019

We at Carollo Horton do all the hard work of accessing the right markets to get you what you need for your business. Get us on your team and see how we can help you make sense of the insurance market find the best product for your needs.

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