Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It employs approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries. Zurich combines strong market positions in personal, commercial and corporate insurance on both sides of the Atlantic with strengthening positions in Asia and key emerging markets. We use our global reach across all lines of business. Our customers benefit from our ability to underwrite and provide services on many fronts, and from the combination of our international expertise, global strength and detailed local knowledge.

In-depth - Sport & leisure: Good sport

Sports clubs and venues can face a wide range of risks, from minor accidents through to abuse claims. This article sheds light on the various risks and how brokers can support sports clubs and venues when it comes to putting the right cover and risk management in place.

Helping customers manage workplace stress

Work-related stress can have significant consequences for businesses, with loss of productivity, increased absences and the threat of employers’ liability claims among the dangers. This article highlights key liability considerations relating to workplace stress and strategies to reduce the risks.

How landlords can prevent cannabis farms

‘Cannabis farms’ – is a risk all landlords should be aware of, as it can often lead to significant property damage and loss of rental income. This article discusses the scale of the problem, the common warning signs of cannabis cultivation, and the steps landlords can take to manage the risks.

Driverless cars – Ten unanswered questions

A recent Zurich broker panel identified driverless cars as the technological advance that most interests brokers. But will these vehicles actually be driverless, and what could they mean for businesses and the insurance industry? This article explores ten questions brokers may be asking.

Drones and their role in claims

Using drones may seem either a little futuristic, something for hobbyists, or an extreme way to get a selfie, but the fact is that they have already become a part of how we deal with claims. This article discusses drones and the part they are already playing in the claims process.