Broker Newsletter - Christmas opening hours and more - December Financial Broker Newsletter https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/ en-us 20 Dec 2022 03:09:13 GMT 20 Dec 2022 03:09:13 GMT https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/rss.xml Newsweaver brokercomms@zurich.com (Zurich Life Assurance) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true Please note our holiday closures https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/1sbxp7ssgsk?lang=en?rss=true Our phone lines will close 3pm on Friday, 23 December and will reopen at 10am to 3pm on Friday, 30 December. We will be closed on 2 January and business as normal will resume from 3 January. 13 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT a68b51fa04ccf5bde1916d442ed230c6 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703137-20220929-093159 <p><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff; float: none; display: inline;">Our phone lines will close 3pm on Friday, 23 December and will reopen at 10am to 3pm on Friday, 30 December. We will be closed on 2 January and business as normal will resume from 3 January.</span></p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/57/9f5e6bc872e144e3c6b3c0.jpg Investment Outlook webinar https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/eqcvbdgmvgw?lang=en?rss=true Join David Warren, Chief Investment Officer, Zurich Investments, and his team as they review a volatile 2022 and give their views as to what 2023 might have in store for investment markets. 13 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT e86d103de04af0461c5f6cf34d5bc5ae One Column Articles - image left <p>Join David Warren, Chief Investment Officer, Zurich Investments, and his team as they review a volatile 2022 and give their views as to what 2023 might have in store for investment markets.</p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/4d/84666be8a5869f9f2b82e6.jpg Register here https://www.zurich.ie/broker-centre/news-and-insights/webinars/?commid=567535 Ignite 2023 Roadshows https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/18mdmninaah?lang=en?rss=true We are back in-person at the end of January for our annual Ignite roadshows - we'd be delighted if you could join us at one of our events: Limerick The Savoy Hotel: Tuesday, 24 January at 10AM Cork Pairc Ui Chaoimh: Wednesday, 25 January at 10AM Dublin South Radisson Blu Hotel, St Helens: Thursday, 26 January at 10AM Dublin North City North Hotel: Thursday, 26 January at 2PM 13 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT af37a7e11481be0687e5beb6576a20e5 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703137-20200131-120954 <div class="nw_summary_wrapper" style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; text-align: left; background-color: #ffffff;"> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">We are back in-person at the end of January for our annual Ignite roadshows - we'd be delighted if you could join us at one of our events:</p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="color: #023498;"><strong><span style="color: #169179;">Limerick</span><br />The Savoy Hotel:<br /></strong><span style="color: #000000;">Tuesday, </span><span style="color: #000000;">24 January at 10AM</span><strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #169179;">Cork</span><br />Pairc Ui Chaoimh:<br /></strong><span style="color: #000000;">Wednesday, 25 January at 10AM</span></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="color: #169179;"><strong>Dublin South</strong> </span><br /><span style="color: #023498;"><strong>Radisson Blu Hotel, St Helens:<br /></strong><span style="color: #000000;">Thursday, </span></span>26 January at 10AM <br /><br /></p> <p style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="color: #023498;"><strong><span style="color: #169179;">Dublin North</span><br />City North Hotel:<br /></strong><span style="color: #000000;">Thursday, </span></span>26 January at 2PM</p> </div> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/02/aff0f9f539f78b54664e1d.png Click here to register https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/IGNITE2023-12y7o39zkvt/event/uofd22idhek/m/001g1x5x9o8joea1epw9gk/s//submit.html?cs=58890&action=y&lang=en Only a few working days left to meet 31 December 2022 deadline https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/qp4vsq6bj1w?lang=en?rss=true Further to our recent communication [ https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/12ak7o5utq0/external ], with only a few working days left in the year, the deadline to make a formal commitment is rapidly approaching. 16 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT 10441e981c94854196f371b63132d1d8 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703165-20200220-095053 <p>Further to our <a href="https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/12ak7o5utq0/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">recent communication</a>, with only a few working days left in the year, the deadline to make a formal commitment is rapidly approaching.</p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/7a/df5960649709201a3c23b5.png Learn more about action required https://www.zurich.ie/broker-centre/news-and-insights/latest-articles/transitioning-to-zurich-master-trust/ 2022 - the year in pensions https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/co57na3cv4s?lang=en?rss=true There was a huge amount of Pension change over the course of the year and we thought that as we near the end of the year, it would be a good time to do a recap on it before we move into 2023 (which is surely going to be another year of change!). 19 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT 5782fc5aa508fa8baec5ee7ea15e2af0 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703137-20200129-164430 <p>There was a huge amount of Pension change over the course of the year and we thought that as we near the end of the year, it would be a good time to do a recap on it before we move into 2023 (which is surely going to be another year of change!).</p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/a9/cca4ca810e010b6b0702c3.png Read full article https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/toolstohelpyou/ftawlg0xz7i ZTSL decision in relation to Formal Commitments https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/1qh1appegh7?lang=en?rss=true Please note, in line with recent statements of the Pensions Authority, for all Zurich Trustee Services Limited (ZTSL) Group Schemes (excluding Group Risk only schemes) and any ZTSL One-Member Arrangements/EPPs established on or after the 22 April 2021 where ZTSL is Trustee, ZTSL have formally committed to wind-up these schemes and transfer the assets to the Zurich Master Trust or another approved arrangement selected by the trustee in 2023. No further action is required for employers in relation to these schemes. 13 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT a30eb4d4936b29b5b83ef0e704cb752e ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703165-20190806-151822 <p>Please note, in line with recent statements of the Pensions Authority, for all Zurich Trustee Services Limited (ZTSL) Group Schemes (excluding Group Risk only schemes) and any ZTSL One-Member Arrangements/EPPs established on or after the 22 April 2021 where ZTSL is Trustee, ZTSL have formally committed to wind-up these schemes and transfer the assets to the Zurich Master Trust or another approved arrangement selected by the trustee in 2023.</p> <p> </p> <p>No further action is required for employers in relation to these schemes.</p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/cf/b25b34bbf52c57f4120553.jpg Fund closures https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/19e0cnwh0nx?lang=en?rss=true Due to new PRIIPs regulatory requirements coming into force on 1st January 2023, we will be closing a number of funds to new Savings and Investment business. This is only for new business and there is no impact on existing customers. 20 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT 6f38b511e9b7a2bdb8089614b38ba338 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703137-20200226-101618 <p>Due to new PRIIPs regulatory requirements coming into force on 1st January 2023, we will be closing a number of funds to new Savings and Investment business. This is only for new business and there is no impact on existing customers.</p> <p>Due to new PRIIPs regulatory requirements coming into force on 1st January 2023, we will be closing a number of funds to new Savings and Investment business. This is only for new business and there is no impact on existing customers.</p> <p> </p> <p>As a result the following funds will close to S&I new business effective 1st January;</p> <p> </p> <ul> <li>Emerging Markets Opportunities (JPM)</li> <li>Indexed Emerging Markets Equity (BlackRock)</li> <li>Global Corporate Bond (JPM)</li> <li>Global Government Bond (JPM)</li> <li>Global Targeted Return (Invesco)</li> <li>Indexed Australasia Property</li> <li>Indexed Commodities</li> <li>Indexed European (ex-UK) Property</li> <li>Indexed Eurozone Government Bond (BlackRock)</li> <li>Indexed Inflation Linked Bond</li> <li>American Select Growth (Columbia Threadneedle)</li> <li>European Select Growth (Columbia Threadneedle)</li> <li>Global Select Growth (Columbia Threadneedle)</li> </ul> <p>For more information please speak to your Zurich Broker Consultant. </p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/52/94694ad4b7530ffe74eb77.jpeg List of funds to be closed Latest investment podcast https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/wc65r7poi0m?lang=en?rss=true In this investment podcast recorded on December 9th 2022, we speak about recent market movements and Zurich Investments current positioning and outlook. This month we also take a closer look at the different equity sectors and in particular value stocks and growth stocks. 16 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT e1fe1f86a7f1a0abab94631a803faa0f ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703165-20200928-075835 <p>In this investment podcast recorded on December 9th 2022, we speak about recent market movements and Zurich Investments current positioning and outlook. This month we also take a closer look at the different equity sectors and in particular value stocks and growth stocks.</p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/8f/4da87542e5f2b36569c4c0.jpg Listen to podcast https://www.zurich.ie/broker-centre/news-and-insights/latest-articles/equities-enjoy-a-positive-november-podcast/ Our Banking Partner is changing https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/xyxh0gu597a?lang=en?rss=true At Zurich our banking partner is changing. Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) payments should be issued to our new bank account. This change is to ensure quicker allocation of payments to the correct policy. 24 Oct 2022 12:00:00 IST 7b1fcf70fca09741207f67135524aaf6 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703137-20200429-103549 <p>At Zurich our banking partner is changing. Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) payments should be issued to our new bank account. This change is to ensure quicker allocation of payments to the correct policy.</p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/1e/ab17145c5813549fa8f0e1.png Find out more https://www.zurich.ie/broker-centre/news-and-insights/latest-articles/banking-partner-change/ Winners announced of Zurich Portrait Prize and Young Portrait Prize https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v00i35qd09/15zmu81jrvv?lang=en?rss=true David Booth has won the 2022 Zurich Portrait Prize - with his portrait of the winner of the 2021 prize, Salvatore of Lucan. Meilin Ava Song wins Zurich Young Portrait Prize. 13 Dec 2022 12:00:00 GMT 526dc556356f9e4b2a36bf9e166762e9 ARTICLE_1_COLUMN-clone-30703165-20220927-085617 <p>David Booth has won the 2022 Zurich Portrait Prize - with his portrait of the winner of the 2021 prize, Salvatore of Lucan. Meilin Ava Song wins Zurich Young Portrait Prize. </p> https://zurichlifeireland.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/57875/b3/0f9b44d0a4e6c9bbb04e2f.jpg Learn more https://www.zurich.ie/blog/winners-announced-of-zurich-portrait-prize-and-zurich-young-portrait-prize-2022/