Gallagher News and Insights

Arthur J. Gallagher appoints Sarah Lyons as new Australian Chief Executive

10 July 2017

Gallagher Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Lyons as its new Chief Executive, with immediate effect.

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Increased marine cyber challenges on the horizon

29 June 2017

In light of this week's global ransomware attack, the spotlight is once again on cyber-crime and growing concerns on the preparedness of large, complex organisations to respond to an attack.

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2017: the year of the ransomware epidemic

28 June 2017

A second major global ransomware attack in two months has left thousands of businesses reeling, with Russia’s biggest oil company, the Ukrainian Central bank, multinational shipping, logistics and marketing companies – and a chocolate factory in Tasmania among the casualties.

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8 go to resources for cyber risk management

20 June 2017

Here’s a fact: cyber risk management is a business imperative, not an IT one. And though awareness of cyber risks is growing in Australia, only 50% of Australian big businesses believe they have adequate plans in place to mitigate a cyber security crisis.

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5 great Q&A's about small business insurance on Quora

15 June 2017

An insurance broker is your best resource for reliable and up-to-date information about insurance and risk management. But what can you do if your broker is busy and you need information right now? Enter: Quora.

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3 facts about the insurance industry you may not have known (infographic)

15 June 2017

Insurance gets a bad rap for being a seemingly-dull industry, nothing could be further than the truth. As the oxygen of commerce, the insurance has a rich and extensive history - but how much do you know about it?

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Here's why you need a data breach response plan

13 June 2017

There's less than a year to go before the new mandatory data breach reporting law comes into effect. Have you reviewed your company's cyber insurance and data breach response plan?

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Protecting your small business from management liability risks

12 June 2017

Anyone in business faces a range of risks that need to be managed.  Not just the risk of losing money, but, for example, the risk of being sued.

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Arthur J. Gallagher launches new association member benefits service

09 June 2017

Gallagher has launched a professional benefits service, Access1st, which provides its association partners and their members with access to a range of quality, relevant products and services at preferential rates.

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Have your say on the future of transport in the Central West NSW

08 June 2017

Transport for NSW is encouraging residents and businesses to have their say in the state's future transport and infrastructure roadmap. 

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Arthur J. Gallagher's Adelaide team takes on the JLF Trek

02 June 2017

On the weekend of the 19 & 20 May, 2017, five members of the Gallagher Adelaide team supported the Jodi Lee Foundation with one of their major fundraising events of the year - hiking 80km along the Heysen Trail to save lives by raising awareness of bowel cancer. 

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IMPORTANT CHANGE: VMIA Domestic Builder's Insurance (DBI) in Victoria

01 June 2017

Purchasing Domestic Building Insurance (DBI) through VMIA is changing from 1 July 2017.

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Confusion reigns as NSW Government delays introduction of fire and emergency services levy

31 May 2017

The NSW Government has announced an indefinite delay to introducing a new levy to fund the state’s emergency services – just one month before the levy was due to take effect.

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Global ransomware attack a wake-up call for Australian business

16 May 2017

The massive ransomware attack which has affected more than 200,000 people in 150 countries is a timely reminder for Australian businesses to prioritise strengthening their cyber security measures, according to Gallagher Insurance Brokers.

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Content marketing and small business: 5 tips to make it work

03 May 2017

The chances are that anyone in business today has probably heard of content marketing. With the rise of search engine Google and technology platforms including Facebook and Twitter, the idea of using your website or digital presence to connect with and influence potential customers is now widely discussed.

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Why a tailored association insurance scheme is a great value-add for members

03 May 2017

When the Institute for Learning Professionals (ILP) was getting started 10 years ago with three members, CEO and Founder Kerry Brocks says the key to growth was identifying the “pain points” potential members in her industry had at the time.

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Brisbane flood warning: how it may impact our QLD services

30 March 2017

30 March Due to extreme weather conditions in SE QLD, caused by the remnants of Cyclone Debbie, Gallagher's branches in Brisbane CBD, Toowong and Beenleigh have closed for safety reasons.

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Gallagher and friends raise over $7k completing Miss Muddy race

30 March 2017

A group of hardy Gallagher team members, plus friends from a range of other businesses, combined to tackle the 2017 Miss Muddy race in Melbourne on 25 March - raising thousands of dollars for charity in the process.

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Download the Q1 2017 Market Overview Report

28 March 2017

The Q1 edition of the 2017 Market Overview report is now available for download. Get your free copy here.

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UPDATED: Tropical Cyclone Debbie hits North Queensland

24 March 2017

Updated 28 March, 2017 Tropical Cyclone Debbie is due to hit the mainland of North Queensland at 2:00pm, remaining a category three system over land for the next eighteen hours. 

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