Gallagher News and Insights

Minister calls for SME action on cyber security

17 August 2018

Angus Taylor, Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security, has called on SMEs to do more to protect their businesses online as attacks continue to ramp up.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Gallagher National Operations Manager Ally Morris

10 August 2018

Emigrating to Australia after a UK-based career in banking Gallagher National Operations Manager Ally Morris looked for an alternative way to use her skill set and discovered that the insurance industry delivers ample opportunity to satisfy both her restless intelligence and care for other people.

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Information key to covering fracking risks

07 August 2018

Fracking is perhaps the most contentious issue facing the energy market in the world today. Around the world, media organisations have reported on protests and legislative actions concerning fracking and its impacts on the environment.

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Is your business vulnerable to POS cyber criminals?

02 August 2018

In one of the biggest credit card heists in recent history, on Wednesday 27 March 2018 notorious hacking syndicate JokerStash, also known as Fin7, announced it had stolen data from 5 million EFTPOS payment cards via transactions in some of America’s most well-known department store chains, Technology Decisions reports.

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Trust, data and reputation issues the focus of Gallagher Q2-18 Market Overview Report

30 July 2018

The erosion of public trust in government, media and corporate institutions, and the flow-on impact on insurance premiums, is the focus of Gallagher's Q2-18 Market Overview Report, entitled Into the breach: trust and data regulate the new norm.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Branch Manager - Professional Associations Christine Osborne

27 July 2018

Electric and always completely in the moment, Gallagher Branch Manager – Professional Associations Christine Osborne leveraged her passion for sport and fitness to grow a specialism that led to a senior role overseeing high-performing teams.

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Gallagher's Joanne Tutton claims NIBA SA/NT Broker of the Year Award

20 July 2018

Joanne Tutton from Gallagher's Darwin Branch has claimed one of the insurance industry’s most prestigious accolades, winning the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) Broker of the Year Award for the SA/NT region.

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Gallagher releases new research on association member engagement

18 July 2018

The benefits of belonging to an association from a member perspective have been explored in a new piece of research released by association insurance specialist broker, Gallagher.

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Victoria Area Director Emma Keegan

13 July 2018

In this Gallagher women in focus profile we talk to Victoria Area Director Emma Keegan, who turned her ‘dinosaur’ boss’s views on women in insurance around so completely that he became a career ‘father figure’ and one of her most influential mentors.

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Transport insurance brokers are a partner, not the enemy

12 July 2018

Roz Shaw, National Transport Leader at Gallagher, provides a personal perspective on how transport business owners and operators can get the best out of their broker, and why using a broker can mean the difference between boom or bust.

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Gallagher continues major motor sports partnership

12 July 2018

Gallagher and the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) have announced that they have agreed to extend their existing partnership for a further three years.

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Gallagher Sydney Ice Bucket Challenge boosts our FightMND donation

11 July 2018

Five of Gallagher's Sydney-based senior executives accepted the Fight MND Ice Bucket Challenge on 6 July to boost Gallagher Australia's contribution to the cause.

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Milne Alexander joins Gallagher's Australian business

09 July 2018

Gallagher has announced that Sydney-headquartered brokerage Milne Alexander has joined its Australian business.

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Gallagher unveils international rugby partnership

09 July 2018

Gallagher has officially launched its partnership with Premiership Rugby in the UK.

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Gallagher unveils new senior placement role

04 July 2018

Gallagher has announced that Matthew Hodgson will move into a newly created Senior Placement Broker position, effective 2 July 2018.

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Gallagher's road warrior Simon Long rides for MS

02 July 2018

“I’m always keen to take part in events that support the lives of others and particularly medical research,” says Gallagher’s road warrior, Brand Marketing Manager Simon Long. “I enjoy riding, but combining it with raising money to support a worthy cause is always something I’ve been compelled to do.”

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Gallagher women in focus: meet Manager - Business Improvement Delivery Celia McCormack

29 June 2018

Our Women in focus series introduces some of our female leaders who describe how they came into the insurance industry and some of the factors that led them to follow ever-evolving career paths, as well as how Gallagher’s unique culture has opened doors and delivered opportunities. Meet our Manager – Business Improvement Delivery, Celia McCormack. 

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Real estate cyber security threats on the increase

27 June 2018

Australia’s transition to an electronic system of exchanging property and the rise in cyber criminals targeting residential property transactions means that the Australian real estate sector may be facing a cyber security crisis, according to international insurance broker Gallagher.

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Gallagher's bravest take the FightMND Ice Bucket Challenge

26 June 2018

Adele May made a reckless promise to her colleagues in Gallagher's national insolvency team: if they raised more than $500 for FightMND she would dress up as a penguin and have a bucket of icy water poured over her for the foundation’s Ice Bucket Challenge. By the date of the challenge the team had raised $550.

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Case study: Gallagher broker advice ensures family business survives fire

22 June 2018

“John, you saved my family.” That’s what the owner of a burned-out Melbourne pasta factory told his Gallagher insurance broker, John Pegios, after the fire. Before taking John’s advice on insurance cover for his business, Diseb Food Group owner Tony Di Sebastiano had sourced his own insurance online.

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