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Farmers seek governmental support in 2019‒20 Budget

01 April 2019 - 02:00PM

After weathering one of the worst crop yields on record, Australians on the land and in regional areas are looking to the Federal Government to make provisions for support as hotter, drier conditions are confirmed to be a continuing trend.

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How do you protect the value of your winery?

21 March 2019 - 02:00PM

Heritage buildings, legacy formulas, prize-winning vintages. Vines that came to Australia under sail, roots wrapped in sacking, in some cases. It can take years to make a great wine. How do you protect the value of your winery?

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Curiosity key to career longevity

15 March 2019 - 02:00PM

As part of observing Women’s History Month our guest blogger Steve White, Head of Marketing & Communications Asia-Pacific, talks with Senior Account Executive Carmel Andricciola, a proud member of the Gallagher 30 Year Club and among the country's first female brokers.

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The craft of managing hazards in brewing

14 March 2019 - 02:00PM

It’s not all bushy beards, tasting notes and bragging rights in the craft brewing space. The nature of the industry and how it operates commercially raises issues around safety in particular.

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Is your SME vulnerable to insolvency risk?

13 March 2019 - 02:00PM

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represented the largest number of external administrators’ reports in 2018, according to a recent Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) report, which also identified industry sectors at highest risk. Here's how this could affect your business.

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How would your restaurant or cafe stand up to a tax audit?

04 March 2019 - 02:00PM

Restaurateurs, how would your business fare in a tax audit? Cafes and restaurants operating on a cash only basis are the focus of an Australian Tax Office’s (ATO) clampdown on the illegal cash economy. 

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How multi-peril crop insurance protects against tough times

22 February 2019 - 02:00PM

When you rely on crop yield, insurance protection is vital. But traditional farm insurance may not cover some of the threats farmers face, and that's why it pays to invest in the broader cover provided by multi-peril crop insurance.

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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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