Zurich in the UK.
Zurich provides a suite of general insurance and life insurance products to retail and corporate customers. The UK General Insurance division supplies personal, commercial and local authority insurance through a variety of distribution channels. Zurich’s UK Life business offers a range of personal protection, pensions and investment policies available through financial intermediaries. UK Life also provides protection and pensions policies for the corporate market available through employee benefit consultants.
Based at 21 locations all across the UK – with large sites in Birmingham, Farnborough, Glasgow, London, Swindon and Whiteley – Zurich employs approximately 7,000 people in the UK.
Zurich have their own global program – launched in 2013 – to enhance flood resilience through a five-year commitment and investment of $35.6million. Zurich is also a signatory of the insurance industry declaration on disaster risk reduction called the ‘United for disaster resilience’ statement. This was completed in addition to the voluntary commitments of promoting sustainable development in disaster resilience.
Zurich also have their Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) research available online, which also gives some information on recent past flood events. More advice on Zurich’s commitment to resilience can be found here.