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Fun on the piste? Certainly!

There is always a chance of something happening on the piste. But who pays if things go wrong?

Staying safe during storms

January and July are the big storm months in Switzerland. Storms not only cause extensive damage to property, but can also be dangerous for people. How to protect yourself.

Good retirement provision for part-time employment too

Children or career? Today, both are possible – the world has become far more flexible and part-time employment far more widespread.

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Good retirement provision for part-time employment too

Children or career? Today, both are possible – the world has become far more flexible and part-time employment far more widespread.

Thinking about tomorrow today

One of the biggest decisions we face is: "While enjoying my life today, how can I prepare financially for later on in life?"

Those who are clever in making their provisions get more out of life

Do you enjoy life and would like to continue doing so in the future? Here are some tips on how best to save a portion of your wages.

Income security more important than salary size

Employees are paying increasing attention to the social benefits offered by their employer. This is good because these can vary a lot, and in many cases they provide additional insurance.

5 reasons for choosing term life insurance

Death changes everything in one stroke – suddenly a father, sister or husband is gone. The emotional pain is difficult enough. Why compound it with financial worries?

Marriage or common-law partnerships: Who gets the best deal?

As soon as two people are co-habiting, they are living in a common-law partnership. A couple in a common-law partnership, however, does not enjoy the same protection as a married couple. We explain why.

Realize your dreams with the right pension when you retire

Leonardo has built up a successful business in “Gelateria Leonardo”. Now he is 56 – and is starting to think about what else he would like out of life.

How to protect your child from accidents

If you have children, there's never a dull moment. Because they come up with the craziest ideas, and there are dangers lurking on literally every corner.

Making the celebration unforgettable

Zurich business customer Yvonne Ebneter has founded a startup: "Eyfach Catering" provides services for weddings, family celebrations and corporate events. What makes it special is the individual service with a particular love for detail.

Tonino’s dream: Greater safety for children

Tonino Di Antonio has a vision. For children to ride safe bicycles that their parents love. Why is his startup frezzo.ch so successful?

My Mobility

Insure against glass damage

Zurich customers benefit from fast and uncomplicated service in the event of windshield damage by stone chips.

Staying safe during storms

January and July are the big storm months in Switzerland. Storms not only cause extensive damage to property, but can also be dangerous for people. How to protect yourself.

Parking damage: What a festive mess!

If you’re in a hurry when you’re parking it’s so easy to overlook something. But who pays if things go wrong?

Expert interview: “Safety when driving”

René Früh, Lead Vehicle Expert at Zurich, in interview. He reports on why driving cars has become much safer – and what risks remain.

Cyber attacks on the car

What hardly anyone knows is that not only computers but also cars can become the target of hackers' attacks.

Going on a trip? Here are the best tips

A lot can happen when traveling. These tips will help you, should things not go as planned.

Mountain biking: play it safe!

Mountain biking makes you feel good! Yet this is a pastime that’s not entirely without risk. Daniel Schefer, founder of the Swiss Bike School, tells you how to play it safe.

When it's raining ice

Hailstones can cause terrible damage in the space of just a few minutes. The victims? Fruit trees, windowpanes and, primarily, cars.

Five tips for buying a second-hand vehicle

Here you’ll find some useful tips to help you get it right first time when you buy second-hand.

An electric car: Is it worth it?

Electric engines are regarded as the propulsion system of the future – but is it worth switching over? The most important arguments.

My Home

Fun on the piste? Certainly!

There is always a chance of something happening on the piste. But who pays if things go wrong?

Staying safe during storms

January and July are the big storm months in Switzerland. Storms not only cause extensive damage to property, but can also be dangerous for people. How to protect yourself.

The greatest threat lurks inside the earth

Earthquakes are the natural hazard with the greatest destructive potential. Yet many are insufficiently insured against them.

Keep thieves at bay

Thieves are stealthy, quick and unpredictable. However, if you follow these seven tips, you can avoid making life too easy for the thieves.

So that everything goes well during the move

Five tips for stress and trouble-free moving.

Stay safe during thunderstorms

Lightning strikes around 150,000 times a year in Switzerland. You can protect yourself effectively by following a few simple rules.

When it's raining ice

Hailstones can cause terrible damage in the space of just a few minutes. The victims? Fruit trees, windowpanes and, primarily, cars.

A company in flames

A fire rages in a paint shop in Ticino. Thanks to Zurich, the company success­fully weathers the crisis.

Advent, Advent, a Christmas tree lights up

When it's cold and dark outside, the light cast by candles and the smell of cookies make it feel really cozy inside. By following these safety tips, you can enjoy an Advent free from danger.

Disputes between neighbors

Neighbors are great: they water the flowers, feed the cat and take delivery of packages. But there is also the possibility that conflicts arise between neighbors. Typical areas of conflict are noise, plants or construction projects.

My healthy Life

Fun on the piste? Certainly!

There is always a chance of something happening on the piste. But who pays if things go wrong?

Good retirement provision for part-time employment too

Children or career? Today, both are possible – the world has become far more flexible and part-time employment far more widespread.

Prevent stress and burnout

Stress is a widespread phenomenon in today's working world. We have grown accustomed to it. But stress can make you ill.

Thinking about tomorrow today

One of the biggest decisions we face is: "While enjoying my life today, how can I prepare financially for later on in life?"

Those who are clever in making their provisions get more out of life

Do you enjoy life and would like to continue doing so in the future? Here are some tips on how best to save a portion of your wages.

Income security more important than salary size

Employees are paying increasing attention to the social benefits offered by their employer. This is good because these can vary a lot, and in many cases they provide additional insurance.

5 reasons for choosing term life insurance

Death changes everything in one stroke – suddenly a father, sister or husband is gone. The emotional pain is difficult enough. Why compound it with financial worries?

Marriage or common-law partnerships: Who gets the best deal?

As soon as two people are co-habiting, they are living in a common-law partnership. A couple in a common-law partnership, however, does not enjoy the same protection as a married couple. We explain why.

Realize your dreams with the right pension when you retire

Leonardo has built up a successful business in “Gelateria Leonardo”. Now he is 56 – and is starting to think about what else he would like out of life.

How to protect your child from accidents

If you have children, there's never a dull moment. Because they come up with the craziest ideas, and there are dangers lurking on literally every corner.

My Future

Good retirement provision for part-time employment too

Children or career? Today, both are possible – the world has become far more flexible and part-time employment far more widespread.

Prevent stress and burnout

Stress is a widespread phenomenon in today's working world. We have grown accustomed to it. But stress can make you ill.

Thinking about tomorrow today

One of the biggest decisions we face is: "While enjoying my life today, how can I prepare financially for later on in life?"

Those who are clever in making their provisions get more out of life

Do you enjoy life and would like to continue doing so in the future? Here are some tips on how best to save a portion of your wages.

Income security more important than salary size

Employees are paying increasing attention to the social benefits offered by their employer. This is good because these can vary a lot, and in many cases they provide additional insurance.

5 reasons for choosing term life insurance

Death changes everything in one stroke – suddenly a father, sister or husband is gone. The emotional pain is difficult enough. Why compound it with financial worries?

Marriage or common-law partnerships: Who gets the best deal?

As soon as two people are co-habiting, they are living in a common-law partnership. A couple in a common-law partnership, however, does not enjoy the same protection as a married couple. We explain why.

Realize your dreams with the right pension when you retire

Leonardo has built up a successful business in “Gelateria Leonardo”. Now he is 56 – and is starting to think about what else he would like out of life.

How to protect your child from accidents

If you have children, there's never a dull moment. Because they come up with the craziest ideas, and there are dangers lurking on literally every corner.

Making the celebration unforgettable

Zurich business customer Yvonne Ebneter has founded a startup: "Eyfach Catering" provides services for weddings, family celebrations and corporate events. What makes it special is the individual service with a particular love for detail.

My Passion

Fun on the piste? Certainly!

There is always a chance of something happening on the piste. But who pays if things go wrong?

Staying safe during storms

January and July are the big storm months in Switzerland. Storms not only cause extensive damage to property, but can also be dangerous for people. How to protect yourself.

Good retirement provision for part-time employment too

Children or career? Today, both are possible – the world has become far more flexible and part-time employment far more widespread.

Prevent stress and burnout

Stress is a widespread phenomenon in today's working world. We have grown accustomed to it. But stress can make you ill.

Cyber attacks on the car

What hardly anyone knows is that not only computers but also cars can become the target of hackers' attacks.

Going on a trip? Here are the best tips

A lot can happen when traveling. These tips will help you, should things not go as planned.

How to protect your child from accidents

If you have children, there's never a dull moment. Because they come up with the craziest ideas, and there are dangers lurking on literally every corner.

Mountain biking: play it safe!

Mountain biking makes you feel good! Yet this is a pastime that’s not entirely without risk. Daniel Schefer, founder of the Swiss Bike School, tells you how to play it safe.

Making the celebration unforgettable

Zurich business customer Yvonne Ebneter has founded a startup: "Eyfach Catering" provides services for weddings, family celebrations and corporate events. What makes it special is the individual service with a particular love for detail.

Tonino’s dream: Greater safety for children

Tonino Di Antonio has a vision. For children to ride safe bicycles that their parents love. Why is his startup frezzo.ch so successful?

My Business

Prevent stress and burnout

Stress is a widespread phenomenon in today's working world. We have grown accustomed to it. But stress can make you ill.

Thinking about tomorrow today

One of the biggest decisions we face is: "While enjoying my life today, how can I prepare financially for later on in life?"

Making the celebration unforgettable

Zurich business customer Yvonne Ebneter has founded a startup: "Eyfach Catering" provides services for weddings, family celebrations and corporate events. What makes it special is the individual service with a particular love for detail.

Tonino’s dream: Greater safety for children

Tonino Di Antonio has a vision. For children to ride safe bicycles that their parents love. Why is his startup frezzo.ch so successful?

Eight tips: Preventing cyber attacks – or reducing the consequences

While there is no complete protection, those who heed the following advice can reduce the likelihood of cyber attacks.

A company in flames

A fire rages in a paint shop in Ticino. Thanks to Zurich, the company success­fully weathers the crisis.

Healthy company – successful company

The health of a company’s employees is a vital factor for success, especially for SMEs. It takes everyone to be efficient and pull together to manage the daily workload.

Even experts make mistakes

When an expert makes a mistake, things can quickly get expensive. Here are five real-life stories.

Study: Cyber attacks are a real threat to Swiss SMEs

How great is the risk of cyber attacks in reality? And above all, what effects do they have? These were the topics covered by a representative study of SMEs that was commissioned by Zurich in 2017. More than 400 Swiss companies took part in the study.

Obtaining justice as an SME

Five good reasons why legal expenses insurance is worthwhile for entrepreneurs, doctors, farmers and communities.
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