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Food outlet case study: business interruption insurance an essential ingredient

14 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Ask yourself, what would happen if you had to cease trading for an extended period of time? You would still have overheads and running costs to pay – except that without an income you couldn’t. And that, in a nutshell, is why you need business interruption insurance.

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What to do with a farm insurance claim

11 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Having the right farm insurance program can make the difference between your farm surviving in the face of a challenge or going out of business for good.

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Why reputational insurance is so important for food producers

07 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Reputational insurance cover is more important than ever for food producers thanks to regulatory and customer changes, as your reputation is what makes people buy your products, a Gallagher specialist has said.

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Product recall insurance, a 'must have' for food production firms

31 January 2019 - 02:00PM

Product recall insurance is now a “must have” for food production firms according to a Gallagher specialist.

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The new mining boom [part 2]: fresh opportunities & lessons learned

30 January 2019 - 02:00PM

Experts are observing a resurgence in the Australian mining industry – but have we learned from past mistakes? Gallagher National Head of Mining John Koeppler reviews the trends.

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Tradies, be realistic about 2019 property market conditions

09 January 2019 - 10:00AM

While Sydney and Melbourne have been warned to brace for further falls in property values, demand for construction services remains buoyant, according to industry reports.

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How trade credit insurance provides stability in uncertain times

20 December 2018 - 12:28PM

Trade credit insurance is more than a back-up for businesses that trade on credit terms. It also enables growth through expanding sales channels and volumes, making it a valuable strategic tool for increasing turnover and profitability.

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How the Trump-China trade war is impacting mining insurance

13 December 2018 - 10:00AM

Commodity prices have been fluctuating in the wake an escalating trade war between China and the United States, with mining insurance premiums also being impacted.

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ASIC insolvency report highlights SME risk factors

12 December 2018 - 02:00PM

A new report from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has highlighted growing numbers of insolvencies in certain industries, with SMEs making up the bulk of external administrators’ reports in 2018.

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Food producers, check your business interruption insurance cover

12 December 2018 - 02:00PM

Food producers should check their business interruption insurance cover as we move into summer to avoid underinsurance, a specialist has said.

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How farming interruption insurance can help farmers

11 December 2018 - 10:00AM

When people think of farm insurance, they think of home and contents, vehicle and crop insurance but it actually covers a variety of different areas with one of the most misunderstood being farm interruption.

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Inherited customer data hack highlights M&A risks

10 December 2018 - 10:00AM

The announcement by a global hotel chain of the discovery that an acquired business’s reservation system had been compromised raises issues around the need for cyber security due diligence.

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Marine insurance pricing to get worse before it gets better, warns Gallagher expert

06 December 2018 - 02:00PM

The marine insurance market will continue to prove a difficult battleground, with specialist advice more important than ever before, according to a Gallagher expert.

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SA firm announces product recall

05 December 2018 - 03:28PM

A South Australian firm has announced a product recall after metal fragments were found in dried apricots.

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D&O issues impacting the mining sector

05 December 2018 - 02:00PM

The last 18 months have been marked by a surge of high-profile Directors' & Officers' (D&O) insurance class action claims – and mining companies have not been immune.

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Contractor exposures under the spotlight in media and entertainment sector

04 December 2018 - 02:00PM

In an industry that relies heavily on freelance specialists and limited term employment, insurance cover for contractor exposures warrants particular attention. Here are some of the reasons why.

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The Australian transport industry and digital evolution

03 December 2018 - 02:00PM

Australia’s $48.9 billion+ pa transport and logistics industry’s truck traffic is projected to grow 50% from 2010 to 2030. This rapid growth can only be achieved practically by adopting new technologies.

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Report reveals biggest insurance issue facing food production sector

29 November 2018 - 10:00AM

The latest Gallagher Market Overview has revealed the biggest insurance issue facing food producers across Australia.

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Protect business productivity: be proactive about workplace mental health

28 November 2018 - 10:00AM

Business managers may have an enormous blind spot when it comes to productivity – the mental wellbeing of their employees. Here’s why it pays to mitigate this intangible but important risk.

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The insurance and risk benefits of in-cab driver monitoring systems

27 November 2018 - 01:00PM

Adoption of in-cab driver monitoring systems is picking up pace in the transport sector and offers multiple benefits for large fleet operators, according to Gallagher Head of Transport Roz Shaw.

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