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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Food producers should check their business interruption insurance cover as we move into summer to avoid underinsurance, a specialist has said.
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.
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.
Gallagher has boosted its aviation insurance capabilities in Australia and New Zealand through the acquisition of specialist broker BMG Aviation.
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.
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.
The marine insurance market will continue to prove a difficult battleground, with specialist advice more important than ever before, according to a Gallagher expert.
A South Australian firm has announced a product recall after metal fragments were found in dried apricots.
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.
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.
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.
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.