Building and construction industry super fund BUSSQ and technology startup CoverCard have joined forces in a twelve-month partnership deal that the two groups believe will provide significant benefits for BUSSQ’s 85,000members and 14,000 employers.
With the spotlight from the Royal Commission on the industry, BUSSQ believes the partnership is further proof that industry funds like it are committed to implementing initiatives that are for the benefit of their members.
The partnership will see CoverCard’s technology deployed to assist BUSSQ members in managing theirtickets and licences to build their careers, whilst providing BUSSQ employers with discounted accessto CoverCard’s technology that streamlines recruitment and qualification management requirements.
In turn, BUSSQ will obtain a deeper picture of the employment and recruitment needs of their members.
‘We believe this partnership represents a significant win for everyone involved,’ said BUSSQ CEO Linda Vickers. ‘We are always looking for ways to innovate and provide extra value to our members andemployers. Innovation and technology are key priorities for BUSSQ and CoverCard’s offering is a very neat fit for us and our members.’
CoverCard CEO Matt Tomlins said BUSSQ was an ideal corporate partner as they recognise the importance of innovation and the capability that tech startups can provide.
‘Superannuation funds, and other financial services organisations, are a strong fit for our offering andthis partnership will help supercharge our growth. Linda and the team at BUSSQ have been excellent to work with, as they can genuinely see the value of our proposition for their members.’
‘There’s huge opportunities for corporates and startups to come together where innovative technology can assist a large customer base for mutual benefit, and I’d love to see a lot more of it.’
BUSSQ is an industry super fund for the building, construction and civil industries, with over thirty years’ experience in helping their members to retire with dignity. The fund manages over $4bn on behalf of more than 85,000 members and 14,000 employers. BUSSQ has been acknowledged for their commitment to providing products and services that benefit their members, with Chant West
CoverCard is a technology startup focussed on the construction and mining sectors that enables workers to better manage, present and share their tickets, licences and other qualifications.CoverCard’s employer offering assists in streamlining the recruitment and qualification managementof ticketed workforces. CoverCard has previously received funding support as a recipient in round one of the Advance Queensland HotDesQ program.