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Queensland weather alert

08 January 2019 - 09:09AM

Although downgraded to ex-tropical cyclone status, Penny remains a tropical low with wind gusts of 95 kilometres an hour and the risk of reforming into tropical cyclone as it approaches the east coast of Queensland.

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Gallagher hailstorm catastrophe response

21 December 2018 - 09:47AM

The severe hailstorms that battered Sydney and the New South Wales Central Coast on Thursday 20 December have caused widespread damage and generated a huge number of insurance claims inquiries. Here’s what our Gallagher clients can expect.

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Tech development in food production brings added risks

20 December 2018 - 02:00PM

Technology is changing the food production industry. Smarter growing techniques, more efficient transportation and delivery and automation within factories and warehouses is bringing untold opportunities to the industry.

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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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Commercial fishing: considerations for risky business

19 December 2018 - 03:19PM

Some working conditions can be inherently more risky than others. This is the case with the commercial fishing industry, simply because being at sea and subject to weather conditions introduces factors that can’t be directly controlled.

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Staying safe on the road

18 December 2018 - 02:00PM

In recent years road freight transport workers have been identified as a Safe Work Australia priority, with strategies aimed at reducing serious injuries by 30% and fatalities by 20% by 2022.

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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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Gallagher 90 Not Out! charity cricket luncheon raises more than $35,000

12 December 2018 - 10:00AM

The headgear of the day was the Gallagher baggy blue and the event was the first Australian test match of the season when Gallagher hosted industry friends at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) Members Pavilion on Thursday 6 December 2018.

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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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Gallagher boosts aviation insurance expertise through BMG acquisition

10 December 2018 - 12:25PM

Gallagher has boosted its aviation insurance capabilities in Australia and New Zealand through the acquisition of specialist broker BMG Aviation.

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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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Gallagher supports our Movember mo-growers’ 10 years of fundraising

07 December 2018 - 02:00PM

They came in different styles and colours – including black cardboard – but the mo’s sported by the Gallagher Australia 2018 Movember fundraisers contributed to achieving a grand total of $10,790 for the men’s health cause.

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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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The secret of our success - families share what makes their business successful

30 November 2018 - 10:00AM

Two of Australia’s big four in transport and logistics – Linfox and Visy – are family enterprises. The transport industry is dominated by family run businesses, and if Linfox and Visy are anything to go by, the model is incredibly successful. We take a closer look at the reasons why family businesses work so well and what the challenges are.

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