Gallagher News and Insights

How proposed amendments to the Marine Insurance Act could impact your business

31 May 2018

The Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (MLAANZ) has recommended amendments be made to the Commonwealth Marine Insurance Act 1909 (MIA) following changes to the UK Marine Insurance Act 1906 (UK MIA), on which the law is based. 

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The value of an insurance broker in a toughening market

31 May 2018

Consumers should take a lead from how insurers are dealing with toughening market conditions, says Gallagher’s Chris McKeown, as reported in Business Acumen Magazine. “Shopping around for a broker with experience in your industry and insight into your professional needs will pay off when you need to claim.”

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Claims coverage the big difference when using a broker

30 May 2018

A new report released by Vero has found that clients that use a broker find themselves in a better position come claim time.

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Gallagher exec earns NIBA committee position

30 May 2018

Jackii Howe, a team leader in Gallagher’s Brisbane branch, has been announced as the latest member of NIBA’s Queensland committee.

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Could your construction business weather a catastrophe?

29 May 2018

Extreme weather events – in Australia and around the world – are becoming increasing likely. This probability has affected how insurance providers view construction business’s risk exposure. We unpack the some of the implications and include some pointers for business survival through an extreme weather event.

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The 3 biggest priorities for Australian transport

29 May 2018

The findings of the Australian Government’s National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities Report released on 18 May 2018 identify 54 priority actions aimed at making the freight and logistics sector more efficient and competitive. The Government anticipates the national freight task will almost double over the next 20 years. Is the industry positioned to meet the requirement?

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Gallagher supports RSPCA Million Paws Walk against animal cruelty

28 May 2018

Every dog had his or her day when the the RSPCA Million Paws Walk invited participants from all over Australia to participate in a fundraiser against animal cruelty on Sunday 20 May, and Gallagher got involved in Queensland and Sydney.

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Two Gallagher talents in regional NIBA industry awards

25 May 2018

The National Insurance Brokers Association has announced regional finalists for its prestigious Broker of the Year and Young Professional Broker of the Year 2018 awards – and Gallagher is represented in both categories.

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Gallagher broker to complete 24-hour treadmill trial for suicide prevention

24 May 2018

A quick trip to the gym at lunch time may be beyond the pale for many of us but one Gallagher broker is taking his health – both mental and physical – to another level.

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Gallagher’s 2018 corporate social responsibility report a blueprint for better business

23 May 2018

Gallagher has released a global 2018 ‘Blueprint for Better’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report outlining the ways in which the company gives back to communities around the world and the formalised principles that underpin this. 

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Second Gallagher participant selected for national program

22 May 2018

Queensland account executive Stephanie Fox joins Victorian account manager Christopher Lethborg in representing Gallagher in the 2018 Allianz Young Eagles Program.

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Queensland combustible cladding taskforce results

21 May 2018

The results of the year-long Queensland combustible cladding taskforce investigation published 17 May 2018 identify 70 state government buildings that need rectification work, while 880 other buildings require further investigation, according to The Guardian Australia. As many as 12,000 additional, privately owned buildings, including about 1,200 residential multistorey blocks, also need...

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Personal data leaks do happen!

18 May 2018

Naturally Gallagher’s Head of Marketing & Communications, Australia & Asia, Steve White was intrigued to discover two of his Australian namesakes were recently involved in an involuntary identity merger. The Queenslander and New South Welshman share a birthday, a year apart.

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Gallagher Brisbane helps building start on Jimmy’s Village School

17 May 2018

Jimmy’s Village School principal, teacher and fundraiser Jimmy Chan was thrilled when he got a phone call to let him know he would be receiving $2,411 from Gallagher Brisbane. The donation has enabled him to start putting up the walls of the English language school he is building in Siam Reap, Cambodia.

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Gallagher up and comer selected for elite program

15 May 2018

Victorian account manager Christopher Lethborg will be representing Gallagher in the 2018 Allianz Young Eagle Program. The intensive workshop held 30 to 31 May pits some of the most promising industry talents against each other in a competitive insurance game scenario, trademarked as Hazard™.

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Gallagher’s staying power a formula for fast changing times

11 May 2018

Did you know that the average lifespan of a Standard and Poor’s 500 company is now less than 20 years? It has fallen from 55 years in the 1950s, according to a report by Credit Suisse, and makes Gallagher’s 90th year anniversary in 2018 outstanding by any measure.

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2018–19 Federal Budget – keynote: caution

10 May 2018

In the 2018–19 Federal Budget Liberal Party Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered some good news for small to medium-sized enterprises, not such good news for start-ups and innovators, bad news for shonky operators and projected cause for cautious optimism for the business sector after the next election.

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Gallagher brokers score a hat-trick at insurance awards

07 May 2018

Gallagher brokers enjoyed a successful night at the inaugural Insurance Business Awards on 4 May, claiming top honours in three categories.

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Gallagher's Gauci up for top broking award

03 May 2018

Travis Gauci from Gallagher's Products & Partnerships team is a finalist in the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) Young Broker of the Year Award for the VIC/TAS region.

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Gallagher Darwin April staff milestones

02 May 2018

They’re a tight team at the Gallagher Darwin office but it’s still one big coincidence that four staff members celebrated work anniversary milestones in April.

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