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  • Community
In support of our partners Rugby Players Ireland, the Z Zurich Foundation have made a donation to the #TheBigRugbyRun fundraising initiative, raising money to support the 'Feed the Heroes' fund.
  • Wellbeing
  • Community

Ireland and Ulster Rugby Player and Tackle Your Feelings ambassador, John Cooney has today shared his story of how in challenging times setting goals and working towards them helps him take control, a powerful message in these uncertain times.

  • Careers

Would you like to work for one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies? Encouraging an earn while you learn approach, Zurich’s 2020 Apprenticeship Programme is now open for applications and could be the first step as you begin your career.

  • Investments
Equities saw choppy trading last week before finishing the week lower as a number of key officials tempered optimism, writes Ian Slattery.
  • Community

In order to provide protective visors as quickly as possible to nursing and care homes where there is an immediate need or shortage of PPE, schools and colleges across Ireland answered our call to get involved by utilising their own laser cutting equipment, along with materials provided by Zurich.

  • Podcast

Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures. In the second episode, Mike talks to businessman Denis O'Brien.

  • Investments
A mixed week for equities and the stark economic reality of the virus continued to be evident in GDP growth, while US-China tension were apparent. Ian Slattery reports.
  • Podcast
  • Investments

As active investment managers, Zurich Investments take advantage of opportunities by utilising a disciplined and flexible approach, ready to react to shorter term fluctuations.In this latest podcast, David Warren and Ian Slattery discuss active investment in times of market volatility.

 

  • Investments
Equities were choppy last week, as the first negative oil price in history unsettled investors early in the week, writes Ian Slattery.
  • Investments
Equity markets moved higher once again last week, despite a slew of negative economic data releases, writes Ian Slattery.