• Home
  • Gallagher News and Insights

Gallagher News and Insights

Surviving a fire: critical steps

06 December 2019

If you have to deal with a fire threatening your property preparedness is the key to survival. If the threat is imminent here are some of the critical points to follow, from surviving the fire itself to what you need to do to support an insurance claim for damage to your property or business premises. Always remember that property can be replaced but your life cannot. Fires are extremely...

Read More

Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Emma Mekisic

02 December 2019

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.

Read More

The ultimate guide to insurance for the construction industry (Free Ebook)

29 November 2019

Download our jargon free guide to the 'must have' insurances to migitate risk in the construction industry.

Read More

Don’t let a computer failure bin grape harvest profits

27 November 2019

From venerable traditions Australia’s wine industry has embraced the productivity gains and cost savings achieved by technology. But what happens when a system fails?

Read More

Navigating today's business insurance – Market Overview Report H2 2019

25 November 2019

Your source of current insurance market trends and analysis

The just-released Gallagher Market Overview Report delivers a big picture perspective covering structural changes within the insurance 

Read More

Keeping truck drivers safe on the road and on the job

22 November 2019

We tend to think of them as indefatigable road warriors but in reality truck drivers are subject to greater health and safety risks than other occupations.

Read More

Food outlet case study: business interruption insurance an essential ingredient

21 November 2019

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.

Read More

Sarah Lyons, CEO Gallagher Australia, named in Insurance Business Global 100 2020

21 November 2019

We are proud and honoured to see our very own Gallagher Australia Broking CEO Sarah Lyons included in the inaugural Insurance Business Global 100 2020, which shines a spotlight on those in the insurance industry who are making a positive difference and helping drive change across the sector.

Read More

Business insurance update: Gallagher Market Overview Report H2 2019

19 November 2019

Access the newly released Gallagher Market Overview Report with our experts’ analysis of the key trends in business insurance for the second half of the year.

Read More

Why family businesses need D&O insurance

18 November 2019

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.

Read More

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

15 November 2019

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. 

Read More

Construction insurers are playing it safe and insureds should too

13 November 2019

The effects of the past 12 months on the insurance market mean that a climate of caution is affecting the construction industry at all levels, warns Gallagher Head of Construction - Australia and Asia Roger Irvine.

Read More

Emergency warning: Queensland and NSW bushfires

11 November 2019

After a horrifying weekend with 100 fires raging on Australia’s east coast in northern New South Wales and Queensland some of these blazes continue to burn out of control and the Bureau of Meteorology has issued high alerts and prepare to leave warnings.

Read More

The business trends shaking up the food service sector

08 November 2019

‘Dark’ kitchens, aggregated dining apps, plant-based meat and the rise of the gastro pub – the food service industry in Australia is changing, but one trend is a constant: we like someone else doing the cooking.

Read More

Gallagher Workplace Risk team wins iCare CASE award for 2nd year

08 November 2019

The Gallagher Workplace Risk team has won the 2019 iCare CASE award in the Excellence in Improving Employer Performance category for the second year running.

Read More

People, skills, key assets in craft brewing

06 November 2019

A good brewer can make or break a craft brewery operation, which is why it’s important to protect your business and look after your human assets.

Read More

Is the construction sector ready for extreme weather?

04 November 2019

Construction risk management is in the spotlight as climate conditions change and associated risks are on the rise, delivering potential wins and losses for the building industry.

Read More

What makes the tourism industry vulnerable to damages claims?

01 November 2019

In current times that favour lean business models and effective delegation, many tourism operators rely on external help to perform various functions, from agents to drivers, guides, cleaners, wait staff and activities organisers, to name a but a few. But what happens if one of these people fails to do their job properly or commits a wrongful or unlawful act?

Read More

We just want to be paid: protecting your construction business from insolvency risk

31 October 2019

Insolvencies are on the rise in Australia. Reports published by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) showed that the number of companies entering external administration increased by 7.3 per cent in the 2015/16 financial year, continuing a long term trend of rising insolvencies in Australia.

Read More

Flexible insurance solution keeps historic pub open

28 October 2019

This historic family-run pub in Tasmania was facing enforced closure when the existing insurers declined to renew the policy. But Gallagher Tasmania’s Dan Quintin wasn’t prepared to see the local institution close its doors.

Read More