Gallagher News and Insights

Gallagher leads industry hot list

25 February 2019

Four of our best people received recognition as industry high achievers in Insurance Business Australia’s 2019 hot list of ones to watch in the coming year – the highest representation of any company.

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Brisbane move benefits schools in need

21 February 2019

When Brisbane account executive Mia Hepi received a Gallagher internal email telling staff that computer equipment not needed for the office move was up for grabs, she knew exactly who might be interested in grabbing it.

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Introducing Gallagher Brisbane

01 February 2019

Our Brisbane branch has moved into new office space in the city’s CBD.

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Queensland under warning as big wet hits

31 January 2019

With the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issuing severe weather, strong winds and flooding warnings for much of the state, Gallagher urges our Queensland clients to stay safe and follow authorities’ advice.

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Product recall insurance, a 'must have' for food production firms

31 January 2019

Product recall insurance is now a “must have” for food production firms according to a Gallagher specialist.

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Food product labelling test case: renewals must meet updated criteria

24 January 2019

The recent ruling on an Australian fish oil capsule manufacturer’s right to use the Made in Australia kangaroo logo shows that precedent is not a reliable guide when it comes to licensing regulations.

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Local start-ups attracting record investment raises insurance concerns

22 January 2019

Venture capital (VC) investment in Australian businesses broke all previous records in 2018, soaring to $1.25 billion, according to a new report from KPMG. The trend highlights the need for start-ups to have appropriate insurance in place.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Branch Director, Adelaide, Charmaine Noble

18 January 2019

In spite of entering a typically sexist workplace of the times when women were supposed to know their place and stay there, Branch Director, Adelaide, Charmaine Noble’s curiosity and initiative led to her becoming one of Australia’s first female insurance associates.

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Gallagher hailstorm catastrophe response

21 December 2018

The severe hailstorms that battered Sydney and the New South Wales Central Coast on Thursday 20 December have caused widespread damage and generated a huge number of insurance claims inquiries. Here’s what our Gallagher clients can expect.

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Gallagher 90 Not Out! charity cricket luncheon raises more than $35,000

12 December 2018

The headgear of the day was the Gallagher baggy blue and the event was the first Australian test match of the season when Gallagher hosted industry friends at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) Members Pavilion on Thursday 6 December 2018.

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Gallagher boosts aviation insurance expertise through BMG acquisition

10 December 2018

Gallagher has boosted its aviation insurance capabilities in Australia and New Zealand through the acquisition of specialist broker BMG Aviation.

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Gallagher supports our Movember mo-growers’ 10 years of fundraising

07 December 2018

They came in different styles and colours – including black cardboard – but the mo’s sported by the Gallagher Australia 2018 Movember fundraisers contributed to achieving a grand total of $10,790 for the men’s health cause.

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Marine insurance pricing to get worse before it gets better, warns Gallagher expert

06 December 2018

The marine insurance market will continue to prove a difficult battleground, with specialist advice more important than ever before, according to a Gallagher expert.

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Report reveals biggest insurance issue facing food production sector

29 November 2018

he latest Gallagher Market Overview has revealed the biggest insurance issue facing food producers across Australia.

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Breaking news: Sydney’s wild weather

28 November 2018

The severe thunderstorm and torrential rain that hit Sydney Wednesday morning 28 November have caused transport chaos, with flooding affecting railway lines and making streets in Ultimo, Mascot, Roseville, Macquarie Park and Thornleigh impassable.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Product Manager Zoe Charters

23 November 2018

The chief author and executor of the company’s biggest facility, SmartProtect Business, Gallagher Product Manager Zoe Charters has been involved with the challenges of launching this new facility, from technical drafting to operations, relationship management and strategy.

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Gallagher partners with fencing contractors association FENCiT

23 November 2018

Gallagher has partnered with fencing contractors association FENCiT to offer risk management advice and insurance solutions to its members.

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Gallagher 'Dirty Dozen' triumph over Sydney Tough Mudder 2018

20 November 2018

Inspired by last year’s Tough Mudder madness, the 2018 Gallagher Dirty Dozen more than doubled the size of last year’s team when they hit the Glenworth Valley event in Sydney on Saturday 17 November.

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Gallagher Workplace Risk team scoops iCare CASE Award

14 November 2018

Gallagher’s Workplace Risk specialism won recognition for exceptional performance in transforming a client’s safety culture, announced at the 2018 iCare Care and Service Excellence Awards gala dinner held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre on 13 November.

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Insurance lessons from the strawberry crisis

13 November 2018

The recent strawberry crisis has highlighted a number of insurance implications food producers need to be aware of, a Gallagher specialist has said.

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