Initially founded in 1872 in Zürich, Switzerland, Zurich now provides customers around the world with financial and insurance services. Their remit covers the United Kingdom.
Zurich UK offer a wide variety of insurance policy options. These include, amongst others, life insurance, home insurance, car insurance and travel insurance. For particularly wealthy clients, a private clients service is available.
You can easily get a quote for an insurance policy online after answering a few simple questions. Many of your account details can be managed online and you can also begin the process of making a claim online or, if you prefer, you can call, email or write to Zurich. It is worth nothing that they company have paid out on 99% of their claims to date.
Zurich also provides a range of financial products. These include various ISAs. An investment account is also available for those customers who are older than 18 years of age. Retirement and workplace pension accounts are also available for customers who are planning for the future.
Zurich also offer various products, including risk management and insurance, to businesses of all shapes and sizes.
The company has an ethical focus and has a registered charity linked to the business, the Zurich Community Trust (UK).
Zurich also provide a wealth of information to help guide current and potential customers. A clear example of this is the fantastic magazine they publish on their website with a host of pertinent articles giving advice on a range of topics from life insurance to stocks and shares, ISAs to tax, travel insurance, and how to save money when moving house. They also publish a range of guides for beginners, addressing pensions, investing and power of attorney amongst other topics.
Zurich claim to also be passionate about providing quality customer service. This is clearly evident from the particularly well-stocked frequently asked questions section and from the structure of the contact us section of their website. This section is itemised to ensure that you are contacting the most relevant department to help you with your enquiry. There are various ways to contact the Zurich team, including by email, telephone and also by an online form.
Zurich has won various awards, including a gold award in 2017 from the Charities Aid Foundation for payroll giving and second place in 2016 at the Parliamentary Responsible Business Awards.