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Managing risks in a beauty salon

16 July 2015 - 09:00AM

When you first decide to start your own business, you need to accept that a common companion along the way to any success is about managing risks. Most of us like to think that it will all be smooth sailing. The simple fact is that the pathway to your success is far more likely to be filled with peaks and troughs, and your ability to maximise the peaks and even out the troughs, will go a long...

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Can your business survive a bad debt?

10 June 2015 - 02:40PM

If you have a bad debt of $120,000 and work on a margin of 5%, then you need to generate $2,400,000 of sales to make up the lost profit.  

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Protecting company directors from risk

10 June 2015 - 10:00AM

Increasing claims and more aggressive laws covering directors are making management liability insurance a must-have policy.

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Has your business ceased operating? Managing the risk of business interruption

10 June 2015 - 10:00AM

Business interruption insurance looks at what level your business was trading at before an event (such as a flood or bushfire) and can cover the financial gap you experience due to the event.

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Business continuity planning for large corporations

10 June 2015 - 09:00AM

Before you can build a business continuity plan, you need to have a good understanding about the risks facing your business. Many of your stakeholders may already assume that your business has a complex risk management process already in place, and they expect leaders to actively identify, assess, monitor and manage risks.

 

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What happens when you aren't able to work?

10 June 2015 - 09:00AM

No one knows more than you how much time you have devoted to building your business - but what happens if you, or a partner, are not around to run it?  Illness and accidental injuries are unpredictable events, and no matter what careful steps you take to minimise the chance of them occurring – you cannot eliminate them.  When the business owner or manager is suddenly unable to either earn an...

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Infectious diseases and your workers compensation policy

10 June 2015 - 09:00AM

From time to time, the media bursts with the latest infectious disease outbreak, from food poisoning to ebola.

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. named one of the World's Most Ethical companies

12 March 2015 - 09:00AM

ITASCA, Ill., March 9, 2015: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) announces that it has once again been recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

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Queensland Tourism Industry Council and Gallagher announce partnership

04 March 2015 - 09:00AM

Brisbane, 4 March 2015 - A key partnership has been announced between the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), the state’s peak industry body for tourism, and Gallagher, one of the world’s largest risk management and insurance broking firms.

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Infectious diseases and your marine insurance

29 January 2015 - 09:00AM

From time to time, the media bursts with the latest infectious disease outbreak, from food poisoning to ebola.  It’s a timely reminder that in these situations, you should review your insurance cover as it affects your directors and management team’s responsibilities to your employees. 

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Risk mitigation is key against 'hold harmless'

15 December 2014 - 10:00AM

Court rulings on cases in relation to 'hold harmless' clauses seem to be plaguing recruiter contracts, sparking much discussion in the recruitment, on-hire and contracting sector.

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Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Blue Holdings Pty Limited

04 December 2014 - 10:00AM

5 December 2014, Sydney – Gallagher has today announced the acquisition of Blue Holdings Group (Blue) incorporating the Blue Broking and Blue insolvency businesses.

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Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Instrat Insurance Brokers

02 December 2014 - 10:00AM

2 December 2014, Sydney – Following yesterday’s announcement of the expansion of the Gallagher brand across Australia, the organisation has today announced the acquisition of Instrat Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd (Instrat), located in Clayton, Victoria.

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General advice in the event of a catastrophe

28 November 2014 - 09:00AM

In the event of a catastrophe, insurers may be inundated and response times may be slower than usual.  It is important to lodge the claim as soon as possible. 

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Changes to Worker's Compensation in New South Wales

21 November 2014 - 08:00AM

WorkCover NSW has recently announced changes to their licenced scheme agents list. If you have even one employee in New South Wales, these changes could affect your organisation.

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