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Cyber security and the construction industry: what you need to know

25 November 2016 - 04:02PM

With a string of high-profile data breaches making headline news across the world, no company appears to be immune from the threat of a cyber incursion. Apple, Sony, JP Morgan Chase, British Airways and the European Central Bank are among high-end corporates to fall victim to hackers or malware, while the Australian Census fail of 2016 was, officially at least, attributed to a cyber attack.

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What is Jewellers Block insurance?

16 November 2016 - 10:00AM

A standard Jewellers Block insurance policy will provide coverage for a wide range of risks, tailored to your business.

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Museum insurance explained simply

07 November 2016 - 10:51AM

Understanding insurance needs, options and obligations is a challenge for every organisation. Museums and galleries face the additional challenge of having to insure collections, displays, contractors, volunteers and more. So it's no surprise that, for many professionals, museum insurance seems needlessly complicated.

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How to prepare for a jewellery insurance valuation

21 October 2016 - 10:43AM

Christmas is coming. And while competition and rising rents have dampened profitability in jewellery retailing, sales figures for the holiday season look promising:

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Hype and histrionics: tattoo ink safety, and how to make sure you're using the right inks

12 October 2016 - 09:00AM

The tattoo industry was left reeling last month after a damning report into tattoo ink safety, released by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS), revealed that specific tattoo inks ‘likely being used in Australia’ are either unsafe or not fit for purpose.

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Many hands make light work: how to make the most of your museums volunteer programs

12 October 2016 - 09:00AM

Volunteering is big in Australia. Over 6.1 million Australian adults have participated in formal volunteering, and a quick unfiltered search on volunteer.com.au (a not-for-profit search platform run by SEEK Limited) returns over one thousand pages of volunteering opportunities across the country.  

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Too much of a stretch? Why insurance for yoga teachers is so important

07 October 2016 - 09:00AM

When Janine* encouraged one of her students to try out a new yoga position, little did she realise it might put her own entire livelihood at risk.

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SA power outage: how would your business cope?

04 October 2016 - 09:00AM

Small businesses across South Australia face an anxious wait to see if their insurance policies will pay out on losses caused by last week’s state-wide blackout.

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Insurance lessons from the Forbes floods

28 September 2016 - 10:24AM

According to Gallagher, the Forbes floods in are a reminder to small businesses across Australia of the need to be prepared for natural disasters.

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BREAKING NEWS: Adelaide extreme weather event

28 September 2016 - 09:00AM

28 Sept 2016

Extreme weather conditions continue to impact on South Australia following severe storms on Wednesday that have left more than 70,000 people without power. With more heavy rain and stormy conditions forecast for today (Thursday) as an intense low-pressure system moves across the state. Extreme weather conditions are expected to also affect Victoria and Western NSW and deliver...

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What recruitment and labour hire agencies need to know about health and safety in the workplace

26 September 2016 - 09:00AM

Healthy and safety in the workplace is everyone’s responsibility. But did you know that recruitment professionals and labour hire agencies have particular obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011?

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The importance of a Hire Agreement review

22 September 2016 - 04:00PM

With damage waivers being an area of uncertainty for many hire and rental industry professionals, Gallagher is urging those in the industry to consider a Hire Agreement review to confirm their insurance program covers all bases.

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AJG's Sarah Lyons the cover star of leading insurance magazine

16 September 2016 - 09:00AM

Gallagher's Commercial Broking Managing Director, Sarah Lyons, was the feature interview and front cover star of the September issue of NIBA's Insurance Adviser magazine.

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Specialist jewellery insurance: do you need it?

13 September 2016 - 04:02PM

So far, 2016 has proved to be a challenging year for Australian jewellers, particularly those in New South Wales and Victoria. Last week an Elsternwick store was the target of a terrifying heist – the third such incident since August. This comes just two months after thieves stole $70,000 worth of gold and silver from a Frankston jewellery store (causing an additional $30,000 in damage) and...

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Bushfire risk to soar despite wet winter

06 September 2016 - 02:44PM

Householders and business owners across Australia are being urged to make sure they are adequately insured ahead of bushfire season.

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Nightmare at the museum

31 August 2016 - 01:00PM

Back in June this year, the sightseers, museum and art enthusiasts of Paris were left wandering the boulevards as rising flood waters forced the renowned Musée du Louvre and Musée d’Orsay into emergency shutdown. 

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icare Workers Insurance customers will soon be able to buy and renew policies online

17 August 2016 - 10:00AM

icare Workers Insurance, a valued partner of Gallagher, has recently announced that is changing the way its customers buy and renew their policies in an effort to improve the customer experience.

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Double awards success for Arthur J. Gallagher brokers

25 July 2016 - 10:00AM

Gallagher’s Ali Conte and Katie Stephenson have claimed two of the insurance industry’s most prestigious accolades, winning the NIBA Broker and Young Broker of the Year Awards for the SA/NT region.

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$86M Koolan Island sea wall failure claim agreed

16 June 2016 - 08:00AM

Gallagher welcomes the recent announcement that Insurers have agreed to an A$86 million cash settlement for the property damage component of ASX-listed Mount Gibson Iron Limited’s insurance claim following the failure of the Main Pit seawall at the Koolan Island iron ore mine.

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Truck driver shortage

19 May 2016 - 04:01PM

The alarming shortage of truck drivers in Australia is becoming an issue that concerns not only the heavy transport industry today, but one that will affect Australia’s ability to handle the movement of freight over the next 20 years.The fact that Australia is driving awareness in conjunction with international bodies displays a clear intention to improve safety and promote an industry that is...

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