How did the use of potentially unsafe cladding become widespread in the construction sector? What are the factors behind misunderstanding of the regulations and, in some cases, ill-informed exploitation of grey areas?
The latest quarterly report released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) shows businesses with less than 1000 employees account for the majority of reported cyber breaches, with sole operators leading the pack.
South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales should be on alert as a severe cold front with damaging winds and squally showers moves across the southern parts of the states this afternoon.
Roz Shaw, National Transport Leader at Gallagher, provides a personal perspective on how transport business owners and operators can get the best out of their broker, and why using a broker can mean the difference between boom or bust.
This three-part series examines the implications of the widespread use on non-compliant for the construction industry.
“The freight and logistics industry is an essential component of the national economy” says the Australian Government, and it supports the nation’s “quality of life aspirations”. But though the sector accounts for 10% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - and its revenue is projected to grow by 2.2% over the next five years – the freight and logistics industry’s contribution to the overall economy...
Ten waste facility fires in Melbourne in the past 10 months are putting the heat under insurance premiums for business owners, signalling the need for tighter management of flammable materials on site.
We are so proud that Kevin Loader has won the South Australia state title for the NIBA Stephen Ball Memorial Award for Insurance Broker of the Year. Well done, Kevin, we're excited about the outcome!
An industry report that canvasses 2415 respondents from 86 countries shows business interruption (BI) ranks first in the top 10 risks internationally and second in Australia for 2019.
Now the Victorian Transport Association’s new model for training and licensing heavy vehicle drivers has proved its worth and received state government funding, the rest of the country should follow on, writes Gallagher National Head of Transport Roz Shaw.
Gallagher Chief Executive ‒ Australia Sarah Lyons and National Head of Credit, Surety and Political Risks Racheal Tumelty have been named Elite Women in Insurance by Insurance Business in its annual listing of 25 outstanding female talents.
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 income protection insurance.
All companies need good governance, and that includes family-run enterprises. These decision-makers who steer the direction of the organisation and strategise for profitability and growth also deserve protection.
Increased scrutiny from the Environmental Protection Authority has prompted fuel retail businesses to place greater focus on underground petroleum storage systems.
The Gallagher Chief Executive Rising Stars Program for 2019 is aimed at nurturing skills development and fast-tracking the careers of promising staff members through a combination of workshops and practical hands-on challenges to solve business problems.
Those intrepid Victorians are living the spirit of the Gallagher Way to raise funds to FightMND again in 2019 when 17 of their toughest volunteered for an icy drenching.
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.
“If an employee is struggling, don’t wait for the situation to get worse,” says Paul Marsh, Practice Leader, Workplace Risk, at Gallagher. “The quicker you move and can come up with a strategy, the better the outcome.”
Congratulations to Kevin Loader, South Australian finalist for the 2019 NIBA Broker of the Year award. Loader joins two other state finalists: Max Cuzzocrea of Maxton and Luke Bettany of Butler and Butler.