Gallagher News and Insights

One in two businesses failing their staff during COVID

08 September 2020

Employers are urged to protect employee wellbeing as Australia's economic crisis deepens. More than half of the country's 12 million workers received no support from their employer during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, despite having to adjust to major changes in their workplace, new research reveals.

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Gallagher and Special Olympics announce partnership committed to inclusion

21 July 2020


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Corporate travel insurance 26 June 2020 update – COVID-19 exclusions

26 June 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions ease businesses making plans for travel should be aware that the intention of insurance is to cover sudden and unexpected events. Given travel restrictions and the high level warnings have been in place since 18 March this generally means travel insurance for COVID-related impacts is not available. Read on for specific communications relating to domestic and...

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Mergers and acquisitions insurance: global trends

27 April 2020

2019 proved to be the fifth record year in a row for the mergers and acquisitions insurance market. Mergers and acquisitions insurance products, such as warranty and indemnity insurance, have been increasingly in demand, broader in scope and available in wider jurisdictions, and are being utilised as a staple in transactions. Tax, litigation buy-out and other contingent risk insurance used in...

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Congratulations to our Insurance Business Awards finalists

02 March 2020

Gallagher is proud and honoured that six of our business talents have been announced as finalists in the Insurance Business Australia Awards 2020. They were selected from thousands of nominations and will go up against the best of our broking colleagues at a national level.

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Gallagher earns World’s Most Ethical honour for 9th consecutive year

26 February 2020

Gallagher is extremely proud to be recognised as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies  for the 9th consecutive year.

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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Emma Mekisic

02 December 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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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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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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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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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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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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Australian Rugby League World Cup 9s are coming!

11 October 2019

riday 18 October kicks off a star studded 2-day showcase of established and up and coming rugby league talent, the inaugural Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s at Bankwest Stadium, Parramatta, New South Wales.

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Gallagher acquires AHC to become one of the world's largest employee communications companies

03 October 2019

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.

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Gallagher Workplace Risk again finalist in 2 industry awards

03 October 2019

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.

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Gallagher Victoria team tramps 80kms for Jodi Lee Foundation

11 September 2019

Nine Gallagher stalwarts spent 2 solid days hiking the Goldfields Track and Hepburn Springs area in Daylesford outside of Melbourne and raised a $3000 contribution to the Jodi Lee Foundation for bowel cancer prevention.

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Sarah Lyons announces Gallagher award for outstanding NT industry professionals

09 September 2019

Gallagher is contributing to the Northern Territory Insurance Conference with a newly created regional award that honours one of the company and the Territory’s legendary industry greats, Stewart Cox.

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Bushfire season is here and set to last even longer in 2019‒20

06 September 2019

With tinderbox conditions prevailing across large areas of Australia, those in the affected areas should prepare for an early start to a prolonged bushfire season, authorities warn. The east coast of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania, as well as parts of southern Western Australia and South Australia, face increased bushfire potential resulting from an unusually warm and dry...

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Gallagher Australia chief Sarah Lyons 2019 Dive In panellist

23 August 2019

Gallagher Chief Executive – Australia Sarah Lyons is proud to be selected as one of the panellists at the Australian opening of the 2019 Dive In Festival for promoting diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry.

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