Knowledge

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Knowledge

Well informed. Better protected.

Man packing moving box

So that everything goes well during the move

Five tips for stress and trouble-free moving.
sink is being repaired

Enterprises: minor mistakes – serious consequences

It can be really expensive when things go wrong in the world of business and commerce. The five most common causes of corporate liability cases
Parents with child

Romance at the workplace

Dan Schnider and Jasmin Burkhalter got to know each other at work – and fell in love. They recount their story as a happy Zurich couple.

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My loved Ones

Couple is making a selfie

From the diary of a wedding ring

All the things that can happen to valuables: a wedding ring talks about its exciting life.
Woman looking over a city

The right insurance on sabbatical

Feel like taking some time out? With adequate insurance, you can enjoy your sabbatical with no worries at all.
Father sits with daughter on the sofa and reads a book

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.
Woman walking in a snowy forest, carrying an umbrella.

Sun in your heart instead of the winter blues

During the dark winter months, many people feel melancholy. Here are the causes – and solutions.
A couple at the market

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?"
Woman in office

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.
ebooks vorsorge

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.
Happy family at the beach

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?
Frau und Mann mit Wolldecke

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.
reves

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.
Child climbs in the tree

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.
Smiling women

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.
man with blue parcel

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?
rubber boots

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.
A boy wearing water wings splashes about in the water.

Summer, sun, water – danger

Fifty people drown in Switzerland every year, of whom three are children under nine years old. Why – and how can we prevent this?
Sicher motorradfahren

Riding a motorbike: How to ride in a relaxed manner.

Fancy riding a motorbike? Yes, but safely! Find out which insurance you really need here.
Woman at a fence

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.
Glamping

Glamping or camping?

Sleeping by the water, in the forest or in the mountains is a dream come true for nature lovers and families. But wouldn't you like a few creature comforts, too? Read on to learn how to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Man and woman working out

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.
House

A warranty for your home

You need strong nerves to travel with children. The best tips for a stress-free journey, whatever means of transport you choose.

Electric bikes – the underestimated risk

Anyone, who owns an electric bike can count themselves lucky. But be careful: electric bikes are among the most dangerous means of transport.
Father and son are waiting at the airport

Your luggage: lost?!

Lost luggage is every traveler's nightmare: Here are a few tips for keeping yourself calm.

Traveling with children

You need strong nerves to travel with children. The best tips for a stress-free journey, whatever means of transport you choose.
Contents Insurance

When the vase gets smashed

Minor misfortunes can have expensive consequences. The seven most important reasons why it pays to have personal liability insurance.
A family on the road

Taking your car on vacation

With the 5-finger rule you are sure to be OK – in fact anywhere in Europe.
Una bambina piccola pilota un drone.

What is my drone allowed to do?

Drones are a hit for both young and old. But watch out: They are not just fun; they can also cause a lot of trouble.
Motocycle

Motorcycle season: the five best tips

These tips help you be prepared and effectively protect yourself against accidents.

My Mobility

Cyber attacks on the car

What hardly anyone knows is that not only computers but also cars can become the target of hackers' attacks.
Child with cell phone in the car

Comprehensive cover or partial casco – which one do I need?

Repairing a damaged car can be really expensive: will partial casco suffice – or do I need comprehensive cover? And what exactly does that mean?
Woman is repairing a glass pane

Insure against glass damage

Zurich customers benefit from fast and uncomplicated service in the event of windshield damage by stone chips.
Man reads book with child

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.
A shopping day

When you hear the crunch when shopping

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

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.
Bike in motion

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.
A hailstorm.

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.
used car purchase

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.
Switch to electric car

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.
Sicher motorradfahren

Riding a motorbike: How to ride in a relaxed manner.

Fancy riding a motorbike? Yes, but safely! Find out which insurance you really need here.

My Home

Man packing moving box

So that everything goes well during the move

Five tips for stress and trouble-free moving.
Child with cell phone in the car

Comprehensive cover or partial casco – which one do I need?

Repairing a damaged car can be really expensive: will partial casco suffice – or do I need comprehensive cover? And what exactly does that mean?
Couple is making a selfie

From the diary of a wedding ring

All the things that can happen to valuables: a wedding ring talks about its exciting life.
Man reads book with child

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.
trembling facility

The greatest threat lurks inside the earth

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

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.
rubber boots

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.
A hailstorm.

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.
good collaboration

A company in flames

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

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.
Woman looks at smartphone

Household contents: the best protection online

These six tips will help you to take out the best contents insurance for your needs online.
Glamping

Glamping or camping?

Sleeping by the water, in the forest or in the mountains is a dream come true for nature lovers and families. But wouldn't you like a few creature comforts, too? Read on to learn how to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Man with dog

Pets in the car

The most important tips and tricks to keep people and pets relaxed on the road.
An engineer at a computer

Even experts make mistakes

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

A warranty for your home

You need strong nerves to travel with children. The best tips for a stress-free journey, whatever means of transport you choose.
Father and son are waiting at the airport

Your luggage: lost?!

Lost luggage is every traveler's nightmare: Here are a few tips for keeping yourself calm.
Contents Insurance

When the vase gets smashed

Minor misfortunes can have expensive consequences. The seven most important reasons why it pays to have personal liability insurance.
A family on the road

Taking your car on vacation

With the 5-finger rule you are sure to be OK – in fact anywhere in Europe.
Una bambina piccola pilota un drone.

What is my drone allowed to do?

Drones are a hit for both young and old. But watch out: They are not just fun; they can also cause a lot of trouble.
Fireflies

10 rules: how to drive safely

What does safe driving have to do with wild boars or glow-worms?
Woman standing in a flood wearing a raincoat and rubber boots

Natural disasters – Do you know your risks?

The frequency and intensity of natural disasters and flooding or landslides is increasing as a result of climate change. How safe is your location?

My healthy Life

sink is being repaired

Enterprises: minor mistakes – serious consequences

It can be really expensive when things go wrong in the world of business and commerce. The five most common causes of corporate liability cases
Woman looking over a city

The right insurance on sabbatical

Feel like taking some time out? With adequate insurance, you can enjoy your sabbatical with no worries at all.
Father sits with daughter on the sofa and reads a book

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.
Woman walking in a snowy forest, carrying an umbrella.

Sun in your heart instead of the winter blues

During the dark winter months, many people feel melancholy. Here are the causes – and solutions.
Woman with gym ball

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.
A couple at the market

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?"
Woman in office

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.
ebooks vorsorge

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.
Happy family at the beach

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?
Frau und Mann mit Wolldecke

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.
reves

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.
Child climbs in the tree

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.
Bike in motion

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.
Smiling women

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.
man with blue parcel

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?
A boy wearing water wings splashes about in the water.

Summer, sun, water – danger

Fifty people drown in Switzerland every year, of whom three are children under nine years old. Why – and how can we prevent this?
good collaboration

A company in flames

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

Riding a motorbike: How to ride in a relaxed manner.

Fancy riding a motorbike? Yes, but safely! Find out which insurance you really need here.
Matthias Glarner

The king and his biggest fight

King of Swiss wrestling Matthias Glarner has already won countless fights. This is now surely his toughest fight: after a serious accident, he is working his way back to the top. What motivates him to do this?
Man and woman working out

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.
Man with dog

Pets in the car

The most important tips and tricks to keep people and pets relaxed on the road.
An engineer at a computer

Even experts make mistakes

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

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.
Ein Berater im Gespräch mit seinem Klienten

Obtaining justice as an SME

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

Cyber attacks: Nobody is immune

Bank robberies are a thing of yesterday. Nowadays, anyone who wants to make a lot of money quickly has no need of a crowbar, a gun or a getaway car; all that is required is a good Internet connection, a sharp mind and lots of criminal energy. Hackers are everywhere – and anyone can fall victim to them.
Construction worker with helmet

When the boss is absent

If the guiding hand of the managing director is missing, the company can quickly descend into chaos. Entrepreneur Insurance helps in these situations.
cyber attack

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.

Electric bikes – the underestimated risk

Anyone, who owns an electric bike can count themselves lucky. But be careful: electric bikes are among the most dangerous means of transport.
Motocycle

Motorcycle season: the five best tips

These tips help you be prepared and effectively protect yourself against accidents.

My Future

Couple is making a selfie

From the diary of a wedding ring

All the things that can happen to valuables: a wedding ring talks about its exciting life.
Woman looking over a city

The right insurance on sabbatical

Feel like taking some time out? With adequate insurance, you can enjoy your sabbatical with no worries at all.
Father sits with daughter on the sofa and reads a book

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.
Woman walking in a snowy forest, carrying an umbrella.

Sun in your heart instead of the winter blues

During the dark winter months, many people feel melancholy. Here are the causes – and solutions.
Woman with gym ball

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.
A couple at the market

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?"
Woman in office

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.
ebooks vorsorge

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.
Happy family at the beach

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?
Frau und Mann mit Wolldecke

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.
reves

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.
Child climbs in the tree

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.
Smiling women

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.
A boy wearing water wings splashes about in the water.

Summer, sun, water – danger

Fifty people drown in Switzerland every year, of whom three are children under nine years old. Why – and how can we prevent this?
Sicher motorradfahren

Riding a motorbike: How to ride in a relaxed manner.

Fancy riding a motorbike? Yes, but safely! Find out which insurance you really need here.
Man and woman working out

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.
Construction worker with helmet

When the boss is absent

If the guiding hand of the managing director is missing, the company can quickly descend into chaos. Entrepreneur Insurance helps in these situations.

Electric bikes – the underestimated risk

Anyone, who owns an electric bike can count themselves lucky. But be careful: electric bikes are among the most dangerous means of transport.
Motocycle

Motorcycle season: the five best tips

These tips help you be prepared and effectively protect yourself against accidents.

My Passion

Cyber attacks on the car

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

From the diary of a wedding ring

All the things that can happen to valuables: a wedding ring talks about its exciting life.
Man reads book with child

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.
Father sits with daughter on the sofa and reads a book

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.
Woman walking in a snowy forest, carrying an umbrella.

Sun in your heart instead of the winter blues

During the dark winter months, many people feel melancholy. Here are the causes – and solutions.
Woman with gym ball

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.
Child climbs in the tree

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.
Bike in motion

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.
Smiling women

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.
man with blue parcel

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?
rubber boots

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.
A boy wearing water wings splashes about in the water.

Summer, sun, water – danger

Fifty people drown in Switzerland every year, of whom three are children under nine years old. Why – and how can we prevent this?
A hailstorm.

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.
Sicher motorradfahren

Riding a motorbike: How to ride in a relaxed manner.

Fancy riding a motorbike? Yes, but safely! Find out which insurance you really need here.
Matthias Glarner

The king and his biggest fight

King of Swiss wrestling Matthias Glarner has already won countless fights. This is now surely his toughest fight: after a serious accident, he is working his way back to the top. What motivates him to do this?
Glamping

Glamping or camping?

Sleeping by the water, in the forest or in the mountains is a dream come true for nature lovers and families. But wouldn't you like a few creature comforts, too? Read on to learn how to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Man with dog

Pets in the car

The most important tips and tricks to keep people and pets relaxed on the road.
Father and son are waiting at the airport

Your luggage: lost?!

Lost luggage is every traveler's nightmare: Here are a few tips for keeping yourself calm.

Traveling with children

You need strong nerves to travel with children. The best tips for a stress-free journey, whatever means of transport you choose.
Contents Insurance

When the vase gets smashed

Minor misfortunes can have expensive consequences. The seven most important reasons why it pays to have personal liability insurance.
A family on the road

Taking your car on vacation

With the 5-finger rule you are sure to be OK – in fact anywhere in Europe.
Una bambina piccola pilota un drone.

What is my drone allowed to do?

Drones are a hit for both young and old. But watch out: They are not just fun; they can also cause a lot of trouble.
Fireflies

10 rules: how to drive safely

What does safe driving have to do with wild boars or glow-worms?
Motocycle

Motorcycle season: the five best tips

These tips help you be prepared and effectively protect yourself against accidents.

My Business

sink is being repaired

Enterprises: minor mistakes – serious consequences

It can be really expensive when things go wrong in the world of business and commerce. The five most common causes of corporate liability cases
Woman looking over a city

The right insurance on sabbatical

Feel like taking some time out? With adequate insurance, you can enjoy your sabbatical with no worries at all.
Woman with gym ball

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.
Smiling women

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.
man with blue parcel

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?
good collaboration

A company in flames

A fire rages in a paint shop in Ticino. Thanks to Zurich, the company success­fully weathers the crisis.
Man and woman working out

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.
An engineer at a computer

Even experts make mistakes

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

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.
Ein Berater im Gespräch mit seinem Klienten

Obtaining justice as an SME

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

Cyber attacks: Nobody is immune

Bank robberies are a thing of yesterday. Nowadays, anyone who wants to make a lot of money quickly has no need of a crowbar, a gun or a getaway car; all that is required is a good Internet connection, a sharp mind and lots of criminal energy. Hackers are everywhere – and anyone can fall victim to them.
Construction worker with helmet

When the boss is absent

If the guiding hand of the managing director is missing, the company can quickly descend into chaos. Entrepreneur Insurance helps in these situations.
cyber attack

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.
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