Zurich infographic: The new risk horizon for UK SMEs

Zurich has teamed-up with market-leading analysis and research group the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to identify and explore common issues affecting the diverse SME sector.

This infomercial looks at the general state of fragility within the UK SME sector after 5 years of challenging economic times; how UK small-medium size enterprises are responding; and what risks are emerging as a result, both for the small business and the larger SME economy.

It explores the impact of new technologies such as Cloud computing, "e-tailing" and mobile working, which offer significant benefits to SMEs but also present a growing area of complexity and risk. Finally, it is explores how the UK is facing a major demographic challenge, with different demographic risks and financing pressures on the long-term horizon.

Watch a short animation.