Newcastle Business Insurance Brokers - Walker & Young

Saving you money and time

Walker & Young are Newcastle business insurance brokers with a passion for helping people find an insurance policy with no surprises

With a team backed by 14 years of industry experience, Walker & Young has the best of both worlds – experience and a fresh, young energy that gives them a unique outlook and perspective on business insurance.

Using a human-centric approach to insurance means understanding their clients as people first to create a holistic insurance plan that puts their business insurance in full context. If you can’t see the full picture, can you really promise an insurance policy that covers all the bases?

Close your insurance policy loopholes and do business with a company that is making insurance about relationships and great advice – Get in touch today.

Walker & Young

Agile insurance brokers combining detail with personal connection

The team at Walker & Young are taking their knowledge and using it for good. Business insurance is a sector that can be viewed as cold or dry, but when you remember that it can make or break a persons’ income or life’s work – how can it be anything but personal?

Walker & Young used this as their driver and main point of passion when they first struck out. Creating a team of business insurance brokers that look after people first means that their businesses and assets are insured with policies that consider the whole picture.

The team works hard to keep their skills sharp and up to date, with a heavy focus on personal and professional development. A commitment to ongoing learning and a growth mindset keeps these brokers nimble and ready to consider all the possible scenarios, and all the possible solutions.

If you’re looking for a business insurance broker that has a true passion for their trade and a love of connecting with clients on a personal level, you’re not going to find a better fit.

Newcastle Business Insurance Brokers - Walker & Young
Newcastle Business Insurance Brokers - Walker & Young

At Walker & young, it might look different

What does an insurance broker do?

A business insurance broker is a professionally skilled specialist in risk management and insurance, with particular focus on business. Some insurers may act as an agent of insurance companies, and while Walker & Young is a trusted broker by many– we work for our clients, not the insurance companies.

Walker & Young are Authorised Brokers of the Community Broker Network (CBN), and part of the Steadfast Group – Australasia’s largest general insurance broker network, giving them massive buying power and exclusive access to services when it comes to choosing the right policies for their clients.

Operating under the Insurance Brokers Code or Practice and part of the National Association of Insurance Brokers, Walker & Young doesn’t skip the details when it comes to knowing brokers best practice.

Why choose us

The Walker & Young difference

Choosing business insurance isn’t an area you want to skip or rush – there can be some serious consequences down the track if you don’t get the policy right including the big three:

  • Financial loss
  • Legal ramifications
  • Emotional distress


Choosing Walker & Young to take care of your business insurance will mean you can get on with running your business, and sleep easy knowing that you have a team to be there when you need them. Their team will go above and beyond at every stage with some serious values driving them:

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Putting your needs first, not our budget bottom line

They won’t provide you a policy if your current insurer can offer you the same cover and a better price point

Being honest and authentic

They’re not here to sell you anything you don’t need and will always give advice in the most unbiased way we can. They’re here for long term relationships, not short-term sales.

Going the extra mile

They leave no stone unturned when it comes to finding the right cover for you– the obvious and the obscure – to make sure there are no nasty surprises

Communication and service with a personal touch

Their team is client-focused. That means they love and make a point of being personally engaged with their clients to build relationships that last, make their communication better over time and to feel connected to their community.

Being business broking warriors

They advocate fiercely for the best interests of their clients to various insurance agencies to make sure they get everything they need at the absolute best price. Working with them means having an insurance expert on your team.

Insuring you, not your industry

Let's work together to mitigate risk and build policies that give you peace of mind first, and business insurance cover second.

Newcastle Business Insurance Brokers - Walker & Young

Business Insurance

How Walker & Young does business Insurance

With a wealth of experience, you can trust Walker & Young to provide their services to same standard as their policies – with attention to detail and great communication. A look at just some of their service inclusions and focus shows you just how thorough they are:

  • Conducting annual reviews
  • Handling of any claims from lodgement to maintenance to finalisation including communication with third parties
  • Delivering ongoing service throughout the policy period
  • Providing Certificates of Currency
  • Strong communication with regular consultations at your convenience
  • Providing professional, expert advice
  • Providing cost efficient services such as pay-by-the-month options to improve cash flow by giving access to premium funders
  • Facilitating any refunds for your unused portion if a policy needs to be cancelled
  • Researching multiple insurers every year to make sure you are paying the right price and are covered correctly
  • Keeping you aware of the benefits, exclusions of your policies
  • Negotiating premiums on your behalf
  • Saving you time by doing the requoting for you
  • Peace of mind – Your business is supported for the long term
  • Access to international markets to provide you with the very best cover
  • Create tailored packages specific to your business and your industry

Our clients

Industries we service

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Allied Health

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Hospitality

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Hair & Beauty

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Engineers and civil construction

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Cleaning and sanitation

Some of the Insurance we provide

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Business Insurance

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Cyber

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Motor Vehicle

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Householders

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Property Owners

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Public Liability

With such a comprehensive range of insurance knowledge, it puts Walker & Young in a position to help an impressive array of industries including:

  • Allied Health
  • Labour Hire
  • Hospitality
  • Earth Moving
  • Cleaning & sanitation
  • Automotive industries
  • Trades & industrial sectors
  • Corporate finance
  • Real estate
  • Hair & beauty industry
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture & Landscaping

With so much knowledge and experience at their fingertips, the Walker & Young team are uniquely placed to be able to cross reference a number of policies and industries to think outside the box when it comes to policy writing.

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What to expect

How Walker & Young gets to know you

The process at Walker & Young is both takes the guess work out of it for their clients – all they need to do is be there and the team will do the rest.

Discovery

The Walker & Young team will make an appointment with you at a time and place that suits you best, to get to know you and your business from the inside out. They get it right for their clients from the very beginning.

Creative

Researching your industry and the policy market in depth, the Walker & Young team cast a wide net to make sure nothing goes unexamined. After sorting the good from the bad, the policy writing process can start taking place.

Technical

As the true professionals that they are Walker & Young brokers get to work writing a structured and detailed policy that leaves no room for misinterpretation or lacking coverage. This is where they shine, putting together a documented policy that stands up to every level of scrutiny.

Review

After searching far and wide, gathering the best picks and putting it all down on paper – it’s time to sit down and go over the details in person. Walker & Young love helping their clients fully understand what their coverage applies to, and what they need to do to make sure they stay safe and covered at every turn.

Renew

Business insurance policies renew each year, and a lot can change in a business and a person’s life over that time. Walker & Young do scheduled renewal catch ups with their clients to make sure that their policy making is agile and up-to-date with real life changes.