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Why use a third party for paperwork?

In the first article, it was established why an inspector needs good paperwork.  The next question an inspector must ask is whether to design their own paperwork or use third party paperwork.  When

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Why does an inspector need Good paperwork?

The answer is simple… to minimise risk. It is important that inspectors can be relied upon to provide an acceptable standard of inspection and report. However, consumers have traditionally found a l

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How to Practically Implement a Pre-Engagement Inspection Agreement

Informative Note: (This note contains extracts from the copyrighted Report Systems Australia handbook series) Pre-engagement agreement objective The objective of a pre-engagement inspection agreement

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Information Technology Insurance

Wallace Risk Solutions is pleased to offer a new product that addresses the challenges faced by IT professionals. Even the best managed companies can have exposures – is a service or a product being

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Pest Control Concrete Barrier Exclusion

Exclusions apply to most insurance policies and Pest Management polcies are no exception. An example applying to a Professional Indemnity or Public Liability policy is noted below for pest managers

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My Reporting APP

If you have an professional indemnity and public liability policy for building inspection, timber pest inspections or pest control your policy may include access to My Reporting APP. My Reporting APP

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Building Inspections Pre-Sale Reports

Cautionary Note – 26th April 2016 As an inspector, have you ever been asked by a real estate agent or vendor to supply an inspection report for the purpose of making a property easier to sell? Then

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Building & Pest Inspection Tips March 2016

Accessible Areas The building inspection and report only covers the Readily Accessible Areas of the property. (The term “Readily Accessible Areas” is defined in report definitions). Sometimes cer

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Building Inspection and Pest Inspection Professional Indemnity Insurance

Building Inspectors, Pest Inspectors and Pest Managers can now access the new Professional Indemnity "civil liability" policy wording. The new policy wording is a significant broadening of coverage in

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Exemption Basis Building & Pest Inspection Reporting

Traditionally, property inspection reports can be over fifty pages in length as they often comment on items that are in an acceptable or defective condition. From a layman’s perspective, such comp

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