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Fuel sector operators under EPA scrutiny

19 July 2019

Increased scrutiny from the Environmental Protection Authority has prompted fuel retail businesses to place greater focus on underground petroleum storage systems.

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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Laura Billington

17 July 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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Gallagher Melbourne and Mulgrave take the Ice Bucket Challenge to FightMND

15 July 2019

Those intrepid Victorians are living the spirit of the Gallagher Way to raise funds to FightMND again in 2019 when 17 of their toughest volunteered for an icy drenching.

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Staying safe on the road: issues for truck drivers

12 July 2019

In recent years road freight transport workers have been identified as a Safe Work Australia priority, with strategies aimed at reducing serious injuries by 30% and fatalities by 20% by 2022.

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Proactivity is the key to managing employee health issues

10 July 2019

“If an employee is struggling, don’t wait for the situation to get worse,” says Paul Marsh, Practice Leader, Workplace Risk, at Gallagher. “The quicker you move and can come up with a strategy, the better the outcome.”

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Gallagher broker SA finalist for 2019 NIBA Broker of the Year

08 July 2019

Congratulations to Kevin Loader, South Australian finalist for the 2019 NIBA Broker of the Year award. Loader joins two other state finalists: Max Cuzzocrea of Maxton and Luke Bettany of Butler and Butler.

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Tips for preventing freight theft in transit

05 July 2019

Freight theft accounts for billions of dollars in losses worldwide every year, with road transport the major target of criminal activity, according to a recent international report.

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Congratulations to the 2019 NSW Earth Awards winners!

03 July 2019

As the principal partner of the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) New South Wales Earth Awards, Gallagher is proud to congratulate the 2019 winners, who will progress to the national competition.

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Gallagher specialist discusses insurance needs with ABC

02 July 2019

One of our insurance specialists took to the airwaves today in a wide-ranging interview with an ABC radio station.

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Australian universities targeted by hackers

01 July 2019

The Australian Catholic University is the most recent victim of a cyber attack targeting higher education institutions, with some systems and staff accounts compromised in an attack which occurred on 22 May 2019.

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Professional indemnity insurance - explained simply

26 June 2019

We all make mistakes.  But some mistakes are more costly than others – such as the $1.6 million worth of defects in a West Australian commercial development that a design company was recently held responsible for.  Luckily, the company had professional indemnity insurance and was able to claim the full amount on their policy.  Without this insurance, the designers would have incurred a massive...

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7 signs you need help from an insurance broker

24 June 2019

One of the questions we are asked a lot is, "Why do I need an insurance broker?". We've compiled 7 signs that indicate your business needs the help of an insurance professional.

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5 ways to get a better deal on your business insurance

21 June 2019

In 2015 the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) published the findings of its inquiry into non-insurance in the small to medium sized enterprise sector. Among many things, it found that one of the primary barriers to insuring against identified risks was cost.

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Public and Products Liability - explained simply

19 June 2019

Why do you need public liability insurance?

The laws in Australia hold us each responsible if we cause others loss, injury or damage. This is described as your legal liability.

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The worst advice you could ever get about your business insurance

17 June 2019

The internet is awash with bad advice, especially when it comes to business insurance. Everyone and no one is an expert, and it can be hard to find legitimate, useful information that you can rely on.

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Craft brewery start-up essentials

14 June 2019

It may sound like turning a hobby into an enterprise, but there are plenty of risks for craft brewery start-ups.

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Innovative use of warranty insurances in real estate deals: how they work

12 June 2019

If you’re a real estate or property developer and want secure title in large transactions, now there's an insurance product that safeguards your interests.

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How having your own broker helps your business

10 June 2019

In times when the insurance market is changing or subject to disruption it helps to have an industry insider covering your back. It also helps if you have to make a claim. Here’s how and why.

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Why Gallagher? Mike Donnelly shares his perspective

06 June 2019

Gallagher recently welcomed a new merger partner – Donnellys Insurance Brokers – to the fold, building out our small business platform and bringing a deep layer of personal lines insurance expertise to Australian clients.

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Participate in our employee survey and get access to the findings

05 June 2019

Gallagher is reaching out to our social media network to invite business managers to participate in our 2019 Financial Confidence Survey of employee financial stress and how it affects productivity.

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