Gallagher News and Insights

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Construction insurers are playing it safe and insureds should too

13 November 2019

he 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.

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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.

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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.

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

08 November 2019

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

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Flexible insurance solution keeps historic pub open

28 October 2019

his 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.

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Congratulations to the SA Sport Awards finalists!

28 October 2019

As a sponsor of SA Sport Gallagher is very happy to congratulate the finalists for the annual SA Sport Awards which honours outstanding performance by the states sports professionals in their different fields.

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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Dominic Pearl

25 October 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.

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The insurance implications of non-compliant cladding for the construction industry

23 October 2019

The issue of non-compliant cladding continues to cast a shadow over the construction industry globally - and has professional indemnity insurance implications for construction companies, architects and other related professionals.

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Australia’s leading young insurance talents’ outback adventure

21 October 2019

Sleeping under the stars in a swag on the red dirt, not showering for three days, pushing a 4WD out of a sand dune and cooking damper from scratch – Gallagher 2014 Warren Tickle Memorial Award winner Adele May’s Vero Red Centre Experience was a total immersion.

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The rise and rise of wellness tourism

18 October 2019

Mumcations, painmoons and personal transformation sagas: wellness tourism is rapidly overtaking traditional travel and manifesting in a variety of forms aimed at helping the traveller to be their best self.

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