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    June 03, 2019

    4 big reasons an organisation must manage fleet risk

    Our employees are our best asset—yet, they’re also the biggest cause of vehicle crashes. Around 94 per cent of these are caused by human error*, with fatigue and driver distraction the two biggest issues leading to motoring incidents.

    March 08, 2019

    The Chain of Responsibility that anchors our industry

    Transport operators today are challenged with an environment of increased liability and regulatory requirements. Zurich’s National Manager for Marine and Transport Liability, Iain Sharples writes for Prime Mover magazine on strategies to address this complex issue.

    February 11, 2019

    Get back to basics: 5 sales tips for a stronger 2019

    Being successful at any endeavour requires focusing on the fundamentals. Try incorporating this sales advice from Bart Shachnow, Sales Performance Director, into your 2019 strategy.

    February 05, 2019

    Robots at the wheel? Don’t hold your breath

    "It may seem like a driverless future is almost inevitable as the excitement of new technology has continued to escalate over the past few years. The potential to create financial savings and provide efficiencies is one thing… but to date, in every trial of driverless cars around the world, drivers are considered essential to take control of the vehicle if required.” Zurich’s Head of Risk Engineering Mervyn Rea shares his insights into the future of autonomous vehicles with Prime Mover magazine.

    December 11, 2018

    Technology that puts risk management in the driver’s seat

    Transport companies that put risk management first – aided by the latest technology – do more than improve their safety record. They can also make significant impacts on their bottom line, says Zurich’s Mervyn Rea.

    October 31, 2018

    4 things I've learned since switching from broking

    Before Hamish MacLean joined Zurich in 2017 he had a 20 year career as an insurance broker with household names like Marsh, Adroit, Willis and IC Frith. Here are Hamish's four biggest insights since jumping the fence from broking to insurance.

  • Zurich Updates

    March 14, 2019

    Zurich announces tie-up to strengthen capacity in M&A insurance

    To boost Zurich’s capacity in the mergers and acquisitions insurance space, this new partnership will see underwriting authority delegated to Fusion Specialty Insurance Pty Limited (“Fusion M&A”) to write Warranties and Indemnities insurance on its behalf.

    January 31, 2019

    All hands on deck during Sydney’s worst hail storm in 20 years

    Sydney's worst hail storm in 20 years swept through the city last December, leaving hundreds of houses and cars battered and thousands of insurance claims in its wake.

    July 12, 2018

    Zurich simplifies Z.Stream trading platform

    Zurich has announced a key change to its Z.Stream trading platform which will simplify the way brokers transact with Zurich across Property, Liability and Fleet Motor products.

    May 21, 2018

    Zurich and Miramar underwriting agency announce partnership

    Zurich Australian Insurance Limited (‘Zurich’) has partnered with Miramar Underwriting Agency (‘Miramar’) in an alliance that will see Miramar act as sole underwriting agent on behalf of Zurich for SME and mid-market machinery breakdown insurance.

    May 03, 2018

    Z Track Workers Compensation reports arriving in May

    Zurich is marking the first anniversary of its Z Track claims monitoring and reporting system by adding a set of reports on Workers Compensation claims.

  • Customer Stories

    April 12, 2019

    PosterBoy Printing – proudly insured by Zurich

    Partnering with Aon to support iconic Australian businesses like Pickering Transport Group, who Zurich have been insuring for more than 30 years.

    April 12, 2019

    Pickering Transport – proudly insured by Zurich

    Protecting thousands of small businesses across Australia and New Zealand, just like Posterboy Printing. Zurich works with brokers to manage risks and give customers the confidence to reach their full potential.

  • Global

    April 15, 2019

    Natural Hazards microsite now live

    The impact of natural hazards across the globe continues to grow. Zurich have launched a site dedicated to helping your business prepare, respond and recover from events such as floods, bushfires and cyclones

    January 16, 2019

    Global Risks Report 2019 available here

    Is the world sleepwalking into a crisis? The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2019, produced in partnership with Zurich, is now live.

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