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Containers overboard highlight cargo risks

15 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Two Chevrolet Silverados, as well as mountain bikes, commercial laundry equipment, scissor lifts and numerous smaller goods are among the contents of containers that fell off a cargo ship off the east coast of New South Wales in June 2018.

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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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Basics that hospitality employers need to know

13 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Changes to employment terms over the past 6 months have potential to catch some hospitality businesses out. Here’s an update on some of the key points affecting the food and beverage sector.

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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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Gallagher women in focus: Andrea Davey

08 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Andrea Davey oversees our Queensland commercial branches and is known for her positive and enthusiastic leadership as well as her strong instinct for business. Andrea talks about her career in insurance, the challenges of technology and an unforgettable trip to Las Vegas.

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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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What is management liability and why do farmers need it?

07 February 2019 - 02:00PM

A management liability policy can help cover your farm from the risks associated with running a business.

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Introducing Gallagher Brisbane

01 February 2019 - 03:13PM

Our Brisbane branch has moved into new office space in the city’s CBD.

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Queensland under warning as big wet hits

31 January 2019 - 04:13PM

With the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issuing severe weather, strong winds and flooding warnings for much of the state, Gallagher urges our Queensland clients to stay safe and follow authorities’ advice.

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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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Industry insiders to help simplify National Heavy Vehicle Law

25 January 2019 - 02:00PM

In response to confusion over amendments to the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) which came into effect 1 October 2018, the National Transport Commission is calling on industry experts to help review the 633-page document.

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Food product labelling test case: renewals must meet updated criteria

24 January 2019 - 02:00PM

The recent ruling on an Australian fish oil capsule manufacturer’s right to use the Made in Australia kangaroo logo shows that precedent is not a reliable guide when it comes to licensing regulations.

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The new mining boom [part 1]: new risks, new approaches

23 January 2019 - 02:00PM

Experts are saying there's 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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Local start-ups attracting record investment raises insurance concerns

22 January 2019 - 02:00PM

Venture capital (VC) investment in Australian businesses broke all previous records in 2018, soaring to $1.25 billion, according to a new report from KPMG. The trend highlights the need for start-ups to have appropriate insurance in place.

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Australian oil and gas field decommissioning: what operators need to know

21 January 2019 - 02:00PM

Rising risks linked to decommissioning liabilities for exploration and production companies in the offshore oil and gas sector in Australia present a new challenge for the industry and regulators. Here’s what to be aware of.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Branch Director, Adelaide, Charmaine Noble

18 January 2019 - 02:00PM

In spite of entering a typically sexist workplace of the times when women were supposed to know their place and stay there, Branch Director, Adelaide, Charmaine Noble’s curiosity and initiative led to her becoming one of Australia’s first female insurance associates.

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Global risk report identifies business interruption as the primary concern

17 January 2019 - 02:00PM

A newly released industry report that canvasses 2415 respondents from 86 countries shows business interruption (BI) ranks first in the top 10 risks internationally and second in Australia for 2019.

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Food production businesses face rising environmental risk

17 January 2019 - 02:00PM

As food production businesses look to utilise new practices to create extra efficiency or to utilise improving technology within their business, they could also be unwittingly increasing their environmental risk exposure.

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The overseas threat to Australian transport supply chain logistics

16 January 2019 - 02:01PM

Over three-quarters of Australia’s non-bulk freight is carried on roads, dominating freight movements between Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Freight movement is critical to our economy so why are we slower and more expensive than most developed countries?

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