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Industry Insights

Signs Of a Bed Bug Infestation

Nobody wants to think about the bed bugs biting while they’re sleeping tight. Unfortunately, a bed bug infestation isn’t an uncommon problem. Although Australia was fairly bed bug free for a long time, they have reappeared with a vengeance in recent years. Some estimates say

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Business Management

Making an Insurance Claim: What You Need to Know

You might not have had experience with making an insurance claim in the past so you’re nervous about your first time. Or, you may’ve made one so long ago that you’re uncertain of the best steps forward these days. We get it. We’re here to

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Business Management

Best Business Insurance Checklist for the New Year

If you own a business which uses chemicals, you’re used to wearing a mask. Before COVID-19 could you imagine that people would be wearing masks just to buy groceries? The pandemic shows us we should plan for the unexpected. Which is why you need the

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Business Management

Working On The Go With These A+ Apps

Working on the go – as every property services worker does at some point – comes with some great perks. Not to mention greater efficiencies for businesses that due to their nature require lots of kilometres. You get plenty of time to yourself on the

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Business Management

What is General Liability Insurance – and Do You Need It?

What is general liability insurance? What does it cover? Do you even need it? General liability insurance is often overlooked by small business owners in particular. Because the world of business insurance can be complicated and overwhelming, it is easy to brush it off and

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this man knows what is professional indemnity insurance and applies it to his business
Industry Insights

What is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Money and time pressures are part and parcel of doing business. When deciding what’s worth your attention, professional indemnity insurance may be one area where you’re unsure about its value. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the many different types of business insurance on the

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Business Management

Pest and Building Report Writing Made Easy with Rapid Inspect

Creating a quality pest and building report can be a time-consuming process due to the many elements to be ticked off so it complies with Australian Standards. Doing it right the first time helps protect pest control businesses getting hit with an insurance claim down

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Industry Insights

Pest Control Insurance Expired? You Could Lose Thousands

Does your paperwork take up more time than you want it to? We hear you (that’s why we created our Rapid Inspect app). But letting one key piece of paperwork in particular – your pest control insurance – fall by the wayside can put your

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Rapid Training

Government Initiatives for Training: An Interview

As property services businesses grow and mature, training is a cornerstone for operational health. Of course, quality training often comes at a cost – so it pays to understand what Federal Government initiatives are available for training. This video was created by Rapid Training trainer

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Industry Insights

Female Pest Controller of the Year – An Interview

The Professional Women in Australian Pest Management 2020 Excellence Award Winner – Michelle Downs from Gold Coast business Lethal Pest Control – was kind enough to spend time with Rapid Solutions. We spoke to her about life as a female pest controller, her eagerness to

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Pet safety during pest control is vital for customer service
Industry Insights

Pet Safety During Pest Control – Top Tips

Your customers’ pets are part of their family. As a trusted service provider you need to do the best thing by them too. Here is what to tell customers about pet safety during their pest control treatment. The situation is familiar: your customer wants the

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Business Management

Marketing 101: 5 More Property Services Business Marketing Tips

Now you’ve learned five key property services business marketing activities, here are some more to keep the fire going. When you’re trying to grow your business, you don’t need to apply hundreds of marketing efforts, but a few choice strategies can help. To learn how

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marketing is one of the best ways to promote your business
Business Management

Marketing 101: 5 Simple Ways to Promote Your Business

Often, one of the things that sets you apart from a competitor is the experience a customer has in arriving on your doorstep (real or virtual!). Much of that is marketing – the ways you promote your business to attract customers. Marketing is a conversation

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Online training courses for your property services business
Business Management

Reviewing, Refining and Reducing Your Business Costs

As the Australian Government leads us through COVID-19, all of us are working hard to get back to a healthier and happier business climate. Reducing business costs is part of that puzzle. Every day we eagerly await updates on people returning to ‘normal’ activity –

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Business Management

Seven Steps to a Happier New Financial Year

With winter in full swing, Australian business operators are gearing up for what can be an arduous task – getting on top of their paperwork for end of financial year (EOFY) reporting. It’s not nearly as much fun as a Christmas in July dinner, but

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Business Management

Managing a Business Under the JobKeeper Scheme

The year so far has presented significant challenges in the way we live, work, and manage a business. Due to COVID-19, many operators have experienced a decline in trade and resulting financial loss. This has unfortunately forced some to stand down staff, and in extreme

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many people ask what is an insurance endorsement
Industry Insights

What is an Insurance Endorsement?

At Rapid Solutions, we’re often asked about the process of amending and adding to an insurance policy. This article serves to answer the question: ‘What is an insurance endorsement?’ Why should I have business insurance? For many Australian business owners their business is not only

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Business Management

Top Tips for Starting Your Own Business

Today’s unusual business climate – including an increased focus on property sanitisation, cleanliness and maintenance – have encouraged some Australians to launch a new venture, while at the same time discouraging others. Find yourself in the first group, keen for starting your own business? Read

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Rapid Training

Optimise your downtime with training

We know times are uncertain for property services workers due to the global pandemic and resulting government restrictions implemented across Australia. Some Rapid Solutions clients are experiencing a downturn in work and are revisiting their incomings and outgoings, while others are grasping opportunities such as expanding

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A cashflow business is a healthy business
Business Management

Cash flow is your business’ fuel gauge

In the modern information age, knowledge truly is power. When it comes to business, understanding your cash flow is king. Especially at a time like this. Just like any business owner, for those in the property services sector that power comes from having a deep

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