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Changing demographics


Changing demographics are creating economic risks for North American companies, including higher costs for pension and healthcare, a dwindling labor force and an aging workforce. Zurich helps customers understand and protect their businesses from the impacts that a changing workforce may bring.

 
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November 1, 2016 | Blog

Winning with diversity: Smart businesses understand its potential impact

Organizations can prosper when their workforce reflects society’s changing demographics.

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October 31, 2016 | Report

Understanding income protection gaps: awareness, behavior, choices

As income protection gaps grow, even developed countries need to act to prevent households from falling into poverty after an unexpected loss of income.

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October 20, 2016 | Article

The way we work

The growing risks of an income protection gap can have an impact on workforce productivity for employers. Zurich believes the income protection gap is a global challenge and is too large for either the public or private sector to address on their own. A collaborative approach is needed.

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October 11, 2016 | Blog

Will your employees' savings last 6 months without income?

For those not adequately prepared, illness or disability can lead to loss of savings, home and social status.

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September 30, 2016 | Report

Income protection gaps: a rising global challenge

As income protection gaps grow, even developed countries need to act to prevent households falling into poverty after an unexpected loss of income.

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September 15, 2016 | Report

Reducing the risks from rapid demographic change

This report explores the rapidly changing demographics that represent a very real challenge, particularly for firms managing diverse risks across the globe.

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September 15, 2016 | Article

Developing risk management for the future

Globalization, shifting demographics and other trends will challenge the insurance industry’s ability to develop talent needed to meet future customer needs in a changing environment. Zurich Global Corporate in North America’s Chief Underwriting Officer, Don Pickens, recently told Harvard Business Review about strategies Zurich is using to develop tomorrow’s industry-leading global workforce.

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June 2, 2014 | Blog

Construction is changing... are you?

In an evolving industry, inexperience and age are big factors in driving worker’s compensation claims in construction.