Gallagher News and Insights

Spreading the risk – essential insurance for the fertiliser services industry

20 February 2017

Just as you need the perfect fertiliser mix for specific soils, you also need the right insurance plan for your spreader business’s unique needs.

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Seeing the value: AJG claims team share their success stories

16 February 2017
Claims are often the forgotten part of the insurance journey. But for brokers, claims give us the opportunity to make a difference and really provide value for our clients. It's the shopfront of our business, and it's where we can prove the merit of our products and risk management advice. 
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What mandatory data breach notification means for your business

16 February 2017

With Australia several months past the regulatory change that saw mandatory breach notification become a reality in the country, what do the changes mean for your business?

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Cover your back! Insurance that every automotive technician should consider

16 February 2017

In our last article we looked at insurance cover that every automotive business should consider. But what about individuals? How can you ensure your livelihoods are protected?

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AJG's Stuart Davies, Adam Squire featured in NIBA's Insurance Adviser

14 February 2017

Gallagher's Stuart Davies and Adam Squire have been featured in the latest issue of Insurance Adviser, the monthly magazine released by the National Insurance Brokers Association

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NSW bush fires: what to do if you've been affected

13 February 2017

New South Wales faced unprecedented temperatures this past weekend, with 'catastrophic' fire conditions described as the worst in the state's history.

According to the NSW Rural Fire Service, communities in the Upper Hunter, Central Ranges and Upper Central West Plains have been particularly at risk. A number of properties have reportedly been destroyed by bush fires, and a large uncontained...

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Arthur J. Gallagher strengthens marine risk management

30 January 2017

Sydney, 29 January 2015 – Gallagher has boosted its market-leading marine risk management capability through the appointment of two additional specialists.

Jim Metters, one of the industry's most experienced marine broking experts, has joined Gallagher in the key role of Principal Broker after a career spanning over 40 years at leading organisations including Marsh. 

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What is ransomware and how does it affect your business?

16 December 2016

Malware is the most predominant cybercrime threat in Australia, according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). And ransomware – a virulent type of malware – is a rising threat to businesses in Australia and abroad. But what is it? And how does it affect your business?  

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Arthur J. Gallagher joins forces with Risklink to boost WA presence

15 December 2016

Australian insurance broker Gallagher, announced the acquisition of well-regarded Western Australia (WA) workplace risk consultancy, RiskLink. 

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What is liability? A guide for professionals

14 December 2016

‘Liability’ is a loaded term with several different meanings and applications. In an accounting context, a liability may be a company’s financial debt. In a less specific sense, a liability may be someone or something who is generally a risk or burden to others.

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How high is your bushfire risk?

06 December 2016

An estimated 1.75 million blocks of land across Australia face bushfire risk, according to data released by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA). Worse still there’s a danger that a high proportion of these properties may be underinsured – leaving landowners potentially facing dire financial consequences in the event of a loss.

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What do NSW strata law reforms mean for your insurance?

29 November 2016

NSW strata law reforms that will affect as many as 2 million people across the state come into effect on 30 November 2016, and could lead to an increase in residential strata insurance premiums.

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Read the latest Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report

29 November 2016

The 2016 edition of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report has been published, and is available to read here.

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Curators and conservators: how to prepare for the school holidays

29 November 2016

The Australian Bureau of Statistics started collecting data on museum and gallery attendance in 1991. Since then, attendance rates have been on the rise for museums, art galleries and other cultural venues. Attendance at art galleries in particular has grown by 3.2 percent, attracting 11 million visitors a year.

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Essential business insurance for the automotive trade

28 November 2016

Insurance… It’s pretty hard to get excited about and, for many, it’s a total after thought. Don’t fall into that trap! Choosing business insurance for mechanics and automotive engineers is one of the most important decisions business owners in the industry can make.

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

25 November 2016

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

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

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

Christmas is coming. And while competition and rising rents have dampened profitability in jewelry 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

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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