Family businesses make a valuable contribution to our national economy. About 70% of Australian businesses are family owned, employing roughly half of the workforce and generating wealth of approximately $4.3 trillion.
Hear Gallagher's expert construction insurance broker Angela Vella speaking about the new range of risks construction companies need to be aware of in today's operating conditions.
Nine Gallagher stalwarts spent 2 solid days hiking the Goldfields Track and Hepburn Springs area in Daylesford outside of Melbourne and raised a $3000 contribution to the Jodi Lee Foundation for bowel cancer prevention.
Bushfires are threatening extensive areas of New South Wales and Queensland, putting residents at high risk. Fires are also burning in Western Australia, the Northern Territory, South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania.
It’s not all bushy beards, tasting notes and bragging rights in the craft brewing space. The nature of the industry and how it operates commercially raises issues around safety in particular.
Gallagher is contributing to the Northern Territory Insurance Conference with a newly created regional award that honours one of the company and the Territory’s legendary industry greats, Stewart Cox.
One of the most common questions about insurance is "Why do I need a broker? Why not cut out the middle man and deal with the insurers directly?” Here are seven reasons to make you rethink that being a smart idea.
With tinderbox conditions prevailing across large areas of Australia, those in the affected areas should prepare for an early start to a prolonged bushfire season, authorities warn.
Stitching synthetic grass into natural turf creates a hybrid that delivers considerably more playing hours than traditional grass fields: good news for Australian sporting organisations seeking a surface that stands up to wear and climatic conditions.
From domestic builds through to big infrastructure jobs, the impacts of work conducted onsite call for planning and management.
One little typo in an email address. That’s all it took for the personal information of 317 people to be sent to an unknown recipient: dates of birth, passport numbers and medical test notes – a jackpot for any cyber criminal involved in credential or identity theft.
Australia’s $48.9 billion+ pa transport and logistics industry’s truck traffic is projected to grow 50% from 2010 to 2030. This rapid growth can only be achieved practically by adopting new technologies.
Construction is one of the oldest industries around (it dates back to around 9000 BC) and its history is rich with astonishing triumphs and, unfortunately, devastating disasters.
Artificial intelligence is transforming how we do business but its ability to process and ‘learn’ from vast amounts of data per second has both sinister and hopeful implications for cyber security.
The recent fine imposed by the New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (NSW EPA), the regulator for dangerous goods in NSW, on a large petroleum cartage company should be a wake-up call for the sector, advises guest blogger Gallagher Principal Broker Phil Hardaker.
Gallagher Chief Executive – Australia Sarah Lyons is proud to be selected as one of the panellists at the Australian opening of the 2019 Dive In Festival for promoting diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry.
During July and August National Disability Services providers took advantage of the organisation’s Essential Briefing meetings to help them better understand their risk profiles, with Gallagher presenting insurance advice at these well-attended sessions.
Industry regulators are now reviewing construction standards frameworks with the aim of avoiding misunderstanding and misapplication of building codes relating to cladding. Stakeholders need to be abreast with these changes or run the risk of finding themselves in breach of these requirements.
Two of Australia’s big four in transport and logistics – Linfox and Visy – are family enterprises. The transport industry is dominated by family run businesses, and if Linfox and Visy are anything to go by, the model is incredibly successful. We take a closer look at the reasons why family businesses work so well and what the challenges are.
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.