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  • Latest Insights

    July 15, 2020

    Virtual meetings are here to stay – Are you getting the most out of them?

    In the current COVID-19 environment, remote meetings are quickly becoming the “new normal” and have proven invaluable to keep business moving. Zurich Sales Performance Director, Bart Shachnow shares his Top 5 tips to ensure you are making the best of virtual meetings, so you can help your Customers in the best way possible.

    July 01, 2020

    Adding value to Customers with virtual risk assessments

    Award-winning Zurich Risk Advisor (ZRA) mobile app has demonstrated to be especially useful during the global COVID-19 outbreak, with the new Remote Collaboration function proving particularly valuable. Remote Collaboration allow users to engage with Zurich professionals ‘on-site’ during risk assessments, via a real time virtual engagement, consequently reducing stress and providing peace of mind as social distancing restrictions remain. Find out how ZRA Remote Collaboration can benefit you.

    March 19, 2020

    A better picture of business risks for your customers

    Did you know that Zurich Risk Advisor (ZRA) app has even more advanced features that you may not be aware of yet?

    February 07, 2020

    The ideal risk management companion

    The highest volume of Zurich Risk Advisor (ZRA) app downloads across the world are in Australia. So, it’s clear to see that ZRA is becoming an even more popular tool, helping you and your customers quickly get to grips with the risks in their business. We’ve read about the valuable insights and practical risk improvement ideas you can receive from the app in 60 seconds or less - but what about the longer term?

    January 16, 2020

    Manage your customers risks in 60 seconds

    For many small business owners, it’s sometimes easy for risk management to get pushed to the bottom of the ‘to do’ pile.

    January 15, 2020

    Driving Ambitions

    With specialist underwriting and claims expertise – bolstered by its risk engineering and collaboration with National Road Safety Partnership Program – Zurich supports Australian transport businesses 24/7.

    December 10, 2019

    Flood - need the damage be inevitable?

    From overflowing rivers in North Queensland, flash flooding across parts of NSW, VIC and in Hobart, record rainfall in Canberra and last summers’ flood catastrophe in Townsville, floods are become more and more common across Australia leaving behind severe damage and devastation.

  • Zurich Updates

    June 25, 2020

    Zurich strengthens its Marine offering with NM Insurance announcement

    SYDNEY, Australia – Zurich Australian Insurance Limited (‘Zurich’) today announced a new binder agreement with underwriting agency, NM Insurance Pty Ltd (‘NM’) to provide capacity for its portfolio of Boating and Recreational products across Australia and New Zealand starting on 17 July 2020.

    June 17, 2020

    As 30 June fast approaches

    Zurich is dedicated to meeting the local needs of Brokers and providing the fastest turnarounds possible. Our in-state underwriting and distribution teams are empowered to make decisions on the ground, allowing Brokers to talk to Zurich representatives who truly understand the local market. We have made enhancements to our SME proposition to include changes to appetite and pricing in selected business segments. You can download our SME brochure to find out more.

    April 27, 2020

    How Zurich is supporting Brokers to protect Customers' motor fleets

    With many fleet and truck operations experiencing severely reduced vehicle utilisation as the COVID-19 restrictions continue, our vehicle guides provide useful guidance for idle fleets. And for businesses with vehicles still on the road, we’ve partnered with eDriving to assist fleet owners and drivers to comply with enhanced hygiene protocols.

    April 20, 2020

    How Zurich is supporting Brokers to protect their SME customers' property

    In response to the changing work environment and economic disruption caused by COVID-19, Zurich will assess SME Business Package Customer claims with variations to our standard cover. These variations include Increased temporary removal and unoccupancy cover and Risk management guides for building closures.

    April 08, 2020

    How we are supporting you and your Customers during COVID-19

    At Zurich, we are continuing to work with you and your Customers, the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA), and after listening carefully to the broad range of issues raised we have introduced some practical measures to support you during the challenges presented by COVID-19.

  • 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

    May 19, 2020

    COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and its Implications

    As countries seek to recover from COVID-19 some of the more lasting economic, environmental, societal and technological challenges and opportunities are only beginning to become visible. Read the new World Economic Forum Report which presents a collection of possible risk-based consequences from the coronavirus and its potential second-order effects.

    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.

  • Industry Accredited Webinars

    NIBA CPD & ANZIIF CIP Accredited Webinars for your Learning & development

    June 2020

    Getting Back to Business in the COVID-19 era

    Accreditation: 1 CPD & 1 CIP Point

    Zurich’s Head of Risk Engineering, Mervyn Rea guides you Back to Business in the COVID-19 era. In this webinar, Merv provides guidance for you to assist your Customers in understanding the complexity around the easing of restrictions, and simple frameworks so you can assess risks associated with returning to the workplace, for both you and your Customers.

    Don’t forget to complete the post-webinar Accreditation Quiz to receive your CPD & CIP points.

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