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.
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.
The latest Gallagher Market Overview has revealed the biggest insurance issue facing food producers across Australia.
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.
The take-up of surety bonds as an alternative to bank guarantees is soaring and shows no sign of slowing, says a Gallagher specialist.
A major Australian pet food product has been recalled after dogs reportedly fell ill in another case that highlights the value of product recall insurance.
The current spate of both local and overseas businesses seeking funding for expansion through initial public offerings (IPOs) and capital raisings highlights the challenges around obtaining appropriate insurance.
The rise of co-working spaces across Australia has been seen by some as the future of work - but despite obvious benefits, the concept is not free from risk.
The recent strawberry crisis has highlighted a number of insurance implications food producers need to be aware of, a Gallagher specialist has said.
As the curtain falls on a dramatic 2018, the latest Gallagher Market Overview Report reflects on the key themes from what has been a year of change and instability for Australia.
The erosion of public trust in government, media and corporate institutions, and the flow-on impact on insurance premiums, is the focus of Gallagher's Q2-18 Market Overview Report, entitled Into the breach: trust and data regulate the new norm.