Gallagher News and Insights

Recruiters and agencies, be sure to cover your legal liability exposures

18 March 2019

Every business that provides services or advice to clients needs professional indemnity (PI), or professional liability, insurance to protect themselves legally, but if you run a recruitment or legal hire agency it's especially critical.

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Why recruitment agencies need insurance

07 August 2018

Recruitment agencies are in the business of providing recommendations and advice. Your clients rely on your expertise to find, hire and nurture the talent they need to succeed. And while you're great at what you do, you need to protect your business against potential claims for financial loss arising from services you do (or do not) provide.

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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 sponsors Recruitment Yarns series

23 April 2018

Gallagher has signed up to sponsor the 2018 Recruitment Yarns series of educational events, which will engage with hundreds of recruitment professionals across Australia.

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Is your organisation ready for mandatory data breach reporting?

21 February 2018

Australia is entering into a new cyber security era with the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme coming into effect on 22 February.

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2017: the year of the ransomware epidemic

28 June 2017

A second major global ransomware attack in two months has left thousands of businesses reeling, with Russia’s biggest oil company, the Ukrainian Central bank, multinational shipping, logistics and marketing companies – and a chocolate factory in Tasmania among the casualties.

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Here's why you need a data breach response plan

13 June 2017

There's less than a year to go before the new mandatory data breach reporting law comes into effect. Have you reviewed your company's cyber insurance and data breach response plan?

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What mandatory data breach notification means for your business

16 February 2017

With Australia several months past the regulatory change that saw mandatory breach notification become a reality in the country, what do the changes mean for your business?

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What is ransomware and how does it affect your business?

16 December 2016

Malware is the most predominant cybercrime threat in Australia, according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). And ransomware – a virulent type of malware – is a rising threat to businesses in Australia and abroad. But what is it? And how does it affect your business?  

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What is liability? A guide for professionals

14 December 2016

‘Liability’ is a loaded term with several different meanings and applications. In an accounting context, a liability may be a company’s financial debt. In a less specific sense, a liability may be someone or something who is generally a risk or burden to others.

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Health & safety in the workplace for recruitment agencies

26 September 2016

Healthy and safety in the workplace is everyone’s responsibility. But did you know that recruitment professionals and labour hire agencies have particular obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011?

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