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Take care that cyber security exposures don’t spill into D&O losses

05 June 2019

The flow-on effects of a data breach can run into millions of dollars so companies need to ensure they are adequately protected if they are the target of a malicious attack, according to an article in the most recent Gallagher Market Overview Report..

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NSW Emergency Services Levy hike triggers industry body reaction

04 June 2019

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has reacted to flagged increases to the New South Wales Emergency Services Levy (ESL) in 2020 which will see the tax exceed the premium on property insurance.

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Turf issues highlight growing risk for sports clubs

03 June 2019

Recent issues in both the professional and amateur ranks surrounding playing surfaces highlight a growing risk for the sporting industry.

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Gallagher enhances regional NSW presence

03 June 2019

Gallagher is delighted to announce the opening of a new Liverpool Branch, following the acquisition of The Protectors Insurance Brokers.

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Rising risks create ‘perfect storm’ for food producers

31 May 2019

Rising risks in the food production industry have led to a “perfect storm” but producers can meet their challenges with sound risk management, Gallagher specialists say.

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Product recall think tank focuses on crisis management

30 May 2019

Our Gallagher National Head of Food Production Stephen Elms was a presenter and panellist at a recent industry workshop on product recalls aimed at identifying the legal and insurance issues involved.

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Personal lines insurance in a click-to-purchase world

28 May 2019

In a one-click world where simplicity and convenience is prized (and expected) and a chatbot answers questions in the place of the time-honoured customer service team, where’s the catch?

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Best wishes to the 2019 Women in Industry Awards finalists!

28 May 2019

As an equal opportunity organisation with a female chief executive and women in key positions, Gallagher Australia acknowledges the achievements of all the 2019 Women in Industry Awards finalists. The winners will be announced on Thursday 6 June at The Park in Melbourne.

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What operators need to know about aviation insurance selection criteria

27 May 2019

Gallagher Australia’s National Head of Aviation Damian Hooper delivers good and bad news for insureds in the company’s 2019 half-year Market Overview Report.

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Forced to suspend trading? Here's how to maintain your business income

24 May 2019

Business income (BI) protection insurance looks at the level your business was trading at before an event that forces closure (such as a flood or bush fire) and can cover the resultant financial gap.

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Trampoline park insurance on the rebound

23 May 2019

Easy to set up for relatively little investment, trampoline parks have burgeoned over the past five years, but now the trend is in reverse with insurance cover increasingly difficult to obtain.

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Latest Gallagher 2019 Market Overview Report available now

20 May 2019

Download your copy of the Gallagher Market Overview Report H1 2019, which examines the impact of market forces and specific exposures on business operations, risk management and insurance programs.

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Latest acquisition boosts Gallagher farm insurance capability

10 May 2019

With Australia’s beleaguered rural sector lobbying for increased protection in the face of drought and weather event risks, the Gallagher acquisition of specialist AgriRisk positions us to better meet the needs of agribusinesses.

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Personal involvement the key to customer satisfaction

08 May 2019

When a Hobart café owner returned a less than glowing score on a Gallagher client advocacy survey, our local branch manager decided to pay him a visit – even though he had only one policy, for workers’ compensation.

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Two of our best recognised in industry awards

06 May 2019

Congratulations to our two Gallagher winners of the Insurance Business Australia industry awards announced Friday 3 May 2019, Peter Campbell and Zoe Evans.

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Gallagher Victoria's Pat Musngi state finalist in the Warren Tickle Memorial Award

03 May 2019

Congratulations to Gallagher Victoria account executive Pat Musngi, the Victoria/Tasmania state finalist for the prestigious Warren Tickle Memorial Award.

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Case study: cyber crime as a management liability

01 May 2019

In this case of employee theft our client sustained a loss approaching $1 million over a period of years through a staffer’s access to funds and accounts. Take note, there’s a cyber security lesson here concerning insider threats.

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Why service providers of any kind need professional indemnity cover

30 April 2019

All business owners who provide services or advice ‒ or both ‒ need to protect themselves in case their customers are unhappy with the result.

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Is your construction business safe from wild weather?

29 April 2019

Cyclones Veronica and Trevor delivered an unmistakable warning about the impact of extreme weather events as they moved inland, bucketing torrential rain. Construction sites in affected areas were inundated, and it looks like there will be more where that came from. 

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Gallagher women’s career snapshots: Debbie Kraushofer ‒ big picture implementation

26 April 2019

Introducing Gallagher Project Manager, Operations, Debbie Kraushofer, who is currently working on implementing the company's biggest systems upgrade in Australia – and the insurance industry  to date.

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