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Article Type: Abstracts From: Strategic Direction, Volume 24, Issue 6.
Kevany K. NZ Business, November 2007, Vol. 21 No. 10, Start page: 31, No. of pages: 3
Purpose explores small to medium-sized businesses attitude towards insurance cover. Design/methodology/approach looks at how small to medium sizes companies have been affected by climate change; spotlights how adverse weather conditions, such as floods, have led to small companies being hard hit financially. Reports how the situation has led to a rise in litigation; records risk manager comments on how exporters should take particular note of how other countries legal systems may affect their exposure to risk. Examines the attitude, adopted by the insurance industry, towards SME owners risk management strategies; reports on the findings from research into SMEs insurance cover. Quotes experts on the importance of risk management advice and on the need for insurance solutions to suit particular business needs; illustrates with examples. Provides eight tips on business insurance. Originality/value presents insurance advice for SMEs.ISSN: 0113-4957Reference: 37AA295
Keywords: Insurance, Insurance services, Risk management, Small to medium-sized enterprises