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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Chris Lawry

16 August 2019 - 02:00PM

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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How can the PBS scheme make Australian transport competitive globally?

14 August 2019 - 02:00PM

After years of lobbying by the transport industry a standardised national scheme for classifying vehicle combinations and matching them to permissible access to road networks has come into effect in Australia. But is this enough?

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Part 2: Is Australia headed for a cladding crisis?

12 August 2019 - 02:00PM

How did the use of potentially unsafe cladding become widespread in the construction sector? What are the factors behind misunderstanding of the regulations and, in some cases, ill-informed exploitation of grey areas?

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Small businesses the main victims of recent cyber breaches

09 August 2019 - 02:00PM

The latest quarterly report released by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) shows businesses with less than 1000 employees account for the majority of reported cyber breaches, with sole operators leading the pack.

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Is Australia headed for a cladding crisis?

05 August 2019 - 02:00PM

This three-part series examines the implications of the widespread use on non-compliant for the construction industry.

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10 waste recycling fires in 10 months pushing property premiums up

31 July 2019 - 02:00PM

Ten waste facility fires in Melbourne in the past 10 months are putting the heat under insurance premiums for business owners, signalling the need for tighter management of flammable materials on site.

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Global risk report identifies business interruption as the primary concern

29 July 2019 - 02:00PM

An industry report that canvasses 2415 respondents from 86 countries shows business interruption (BI) ranks first in the top 10 risks internationally and second in Australia for 2019.

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Transport industry win in Victoria shows the way for truck driver licensing

26 July 2019 - 02:00PM

Now the Victorian Transport Association’s new model for training and licensing heavy vehicle drivers has proved its worth and received state government funding, the rest of the country should follow on, writes Gallagher National Head of Transport Roz Shaw.

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Business interruption insurance: client case study

24 July 2019 - 02:00PM

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 income protection insurance.

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Why family businesses need D&O insurance

22 July 2019 - 02:00PM

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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Fuel sector operators under EPA scrutiny

19 July 2019 - 02:00PM

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 - 02:00PM

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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Proactivity is the key to managing employee health issues

10 July 2019 - 02:00PM

“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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Tips for preventing freight theft in transit

05 July 2019 - 02:00PM

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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Australian universities targeted by hackers

01 July 2019 - 02:00PM

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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7 signs you need help from an insurance broker

24 June 2019 - 02:00PM

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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Craft brewery start-up essentials

14 June 2019 - 02:00PM

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 - 02:00PM

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 - 02:00PM

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 - 10:00AM

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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