Your industry risk report

Most common claims for Building owners




Impact damage



Accidental damage/Loss



Water damage/Burst Pipes






Weather events



Malicious damage/Vandalism



Source: Vero New Zealand Claims 2018-2021

The 3 top causes – and what you can do to avoid them

Burglary & Theft
Impact damage
Accidental damage/Loss

Keep in mind that things like fire – while it may have a lower claims frequency – can be equally, if not more, devastating.
That’s why we’re helping you understand a range of risks for your business.


Learn how you can reduce risk

To help you, our specialists have compiled a range of information sheets that cover off typical risks.
They might not all be relevant to your specific business, but there are lots of helpful hints and essential ‘must have’ precautions.

SME Insurance Index - Issue 1 highlights

Our handy checklist

This handy checklist lets you self-assess risks to your business. It won't affect your policy and you don't need to send it back.

Industry risk guide

download iconBuilding Owners

download iconBlock of Shops

Specific watch-outs

Deeper insights and more detailed information for the most frequent, or significant, kinds of claim. 


download iconDeep Fat Fryers

download iconHot work

download iconSandwich Panel


download iconUsing Power Boards

download iconThermographic Imaging


download iconPhysical Security

download iconFog Generating Devices

download iconUnoccupied Buildings

Water & Weather

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The information presented is of a general nature only and is provided only to help you understand some of the physical risks a business may have and what an insurer might expect you do to manage those risks. It is not intended for any other purpose. You should always seek appropriate professional advice about how you manage the particular risks in your business. No representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy or completeness of the information and no responsibility is accepted for any loss, penalty or damages (including special or consequential damages) arising out of the use of all or part of the information. The information presented does not replace the need for appropriate professional advice. Reliance on this communication will not affect or influence policy response.