Swindon-based Zurich UK has announced in its full-year results to December earnings up 59 per cent to £413m from £260m in 2018, making a strong contribution to the Zurich Group results.

Commenting on the UK results, Zurich’s UK CEO Tulsi Naidu, said: “Zurich UK has delivered an excellent performance in 2019, with a doubling of operating profits in general Insurance and robust growth in life and savings. This strong performance has been driven by our strategic repositioning in the UK.”