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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New A-doubles and B-triples with broader PBS road access ratings are leading the way to improving road freight capacity, but are we moving fast enough?
The spring of 2019 has ushered in a high risk bushfire season over most of Australia. If your business operates near bushland or trees your premises and staff are at risk from a bushfire outbreak. The time to prepare is right now and these are the critical steps to take to protect your staff, your premises and being ready for evauation if necessary.
As hold-ups become an increasing concern for construction projects, delay in start-up insurance (DSU) provides an option for managing the risk, but the terms can be complex and tricky to negotiate. Here's how it works.
Your contact details are what are most at risk from a data breach, and personal information and systems access should be of primary concern to Australian businesses, according to the latest statistics.
In today’s toughening insurance market having a previous claim or claims in your history could disadvantage you considerably, especially if the costs were substantial.
Home and business owners should be aware that prolonged dry conditions across Australia mean that large parts of the country are under threat. To protect your business assets do check your paperwork, ensure your figures for the value of your business are up to date, take preventative measures and have an evacuation plan.
Gallagher today announced that it has acquired AHC (Anthony Hodges Consulting), the award-winning pensions, change and reward communications business, for an undisclosed sum. AHC will form part of Gallagher Group’s UK based communications business.
Gallagher Workplace Risk is once again a finalist for two industry awards in categories the Workplace Risk team won last year: the 2019 icare CASE Awards in New South Wales and the RM Advancer Awards.