Exterior Cladding Risk Management

BRANZ appraised weatherboards and what they mean for you

The Team at Palliside 18 September 2018

In this post, we explore the importance of BRANZ appraised products and what the appraisal means for your next project.

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Risk Management

Is a building boom “the most dangerous time” for building companies?

The Team at Palliside 31 October 2017

New Zealand is in the midst of the biggest construction boom in 40 years, but experts have warned that it’s “the most dangerous time” for the industry.

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Building Advice Risk Management

Building for the future: New Zealand's changing housing demands

The Team at Palliside 25 October 2017

New Zealand’s changing population is giving rise to new challenges for the building industry. The ageing population, record immigration, and an increasing number of multi-generational households have resulted in more diverse housing needs. 

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Risk Management

What are builders covered for? A guide to liability insurance

The Team at Palliside 19 October 2017

Imagine this: You’ve finished building a new house. It looks good, you’re proud of the workmanship and the new owner loves their new home. However, a few months later the house catches fire and burns down. It’s a tragedy.

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Risk Management

A builder’s guide to dealing with defamation on social media

The Team at Palliside 11 October 2017

If you’re in business, it’s almost expected that you’re on social media. Social websites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have become mainstay marketing tools for businesses in the digital age, and building companies are no exception.

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Risk Management

What builders need to know about New Zealand’s new health and safety laws

The Team at Palliside 03 October 2017

The days of “she’ll be right” on the building site are well and truly behind us in New Zealand with the introduction of rigorous health and safety legislation. But many building businesses still don’t understand the implications of the new rules and the potential consequences of breaching them.

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