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The latest from Darwin Clayton and the insurance industry.

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  • Business Interruption Insurance - A Brief Guide

    May 2020

    Business interruption insurance (BI) provides cover for financial losses due to an interruption to a business caused by material damage to property. Cover is typically incorporated into a package or commercial combined policy.

  • RIDDOR – reporting of COVID-19

    May 2020

    As an increasing number of businesses ramp up their return to work programmes, it’s important to understand the recently introduced RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) requirements for reporting of COVID-19.

    https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/riddor-reporting-coronavirus.htm

  • Returning to work

    May 2020

    Now that the majority of the country has been in lockdown for a number of weeks, we are starting to see the number of new cases of COVID-19 fall. While the government has indicated that some form of social distancing is likely to remain in place until a vaccine is developed, we may see an easing of lockdown measures for certain sectors over the coming weeks to enable businesses to begin trading again.

  • The rise of video conferencing hacking

    May 2020

    As we have transformed our way of working across the nation over the past couple of months, video conferencing has become the norm when it comes to holding both business meetings and personal catch-ups. From high-level conference calls and company-wide webinars to virtual quizzes and catching up with friends, the advantages of these platforms are vast; but are they secure?

  • Retaining client relationships during COVID-19

    May 2020

    As the Government enters into talks about how businesses can start to reopen in the coming months while avoiding a second wave of the virus, businesses across the UK have some big decisions to make. It will be essential to strike the right balance between resuming normal running as quickly as possible while ensuring the safety of both your staff and customers. We take a look at what you can do to ensure that you remain visible, even when you’re unable to operate as usual and to keep both your clients and employees on side.

  • Covid-19 has brought with it an unprecedented increase in Cyber-attacks. Are your systems safe?

    April 2020

    Darwin Clayton work with several of the leading Cyber Insurers in the UK including CFC, who are offering FREE access to their award winning Cyber Incident Response Hotline for a three month period - access to this service would normally only be available to businesses that hold an existing policy with CFC.

  • Avoid back pain when working from home

    April 2020

    As the days turn into weeks during the UK lockdown, most of us are now much more accustomed to working from home and have started to adopt a new daily routine. For many of us, this has meant creating a home office, whether that’s in your spare room, lounge or kitchen.

  • Do you know how to spot a fraudulent website?

    April 2020

    In these times when we rely on digital forms of consumerism more than ever before, it’s essential that we remain vigilant in monitoring the legitimacy of the websites that we purchase from. Untrustworthy sellers are increasingly using flash-in-the-pan websites to take unsuspecting consumers’ money with no intention to send out the product advertised. Find out what you should look out for to sift out the legitimate sellers from the fakes.

  • COVID-19 Insurance Update for Ageas and Axa policyholders – Unoccupied Property and Home Working

    April 2020

    If you have an Ageas or Axa Liability or Property insurance policy arranged through Darwin Clayton, there are some important temporary cover changes to help you through this difficult period:

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