News and bulletins

The latest from Darwin Clayton and the insurance industry.

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  • How Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance is set to change for 2020

    January 2020

    Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) Insurance protects a businesses’ senior staff against a number of insured wrongful acts. In the past, this has been a reliable means of protection for many business directors. However, the landscape of D&O cover is now changing. We take a look at why and what this could mean for your business.

  • Avoid invalidating your Car Insurance this winter

    January 2020

    British winters are usually wet, windy, snowy, rainy and muddy affairs and this winter isn’t set to be any different. When out and about in soggy conditions, you will likely want to protect your feet against the elements with a good old pair of wellies, or at least a sturdy set of walking or snow boots. But, when you’re done for the day and preparing for the drive home, do you change your shoes into something less bulky? Many of us don’t.

  • The Travel Issue

    December 2019

    Our Risk Management partner, Cardinus Risk Management, has put together a magazine with a mix of articles and their takes on issues surrounding corporate travel.

  • Don’t let your Christmas go up in smoke

    December 2019

    All the beautiful decorations and incredible feasts around Christmas time aren’t going to mean a jot if your tree, turkey, or even your whole house is on fire.

  • Christmas casualties

    December 2019

    Every year around Christmas more than 80,000 people are admitted to hospital for treatment of falls, cuts and burns, according to the NHS.

  • Doing your Christmas shopping online? Stay safe on the web

    December 2019

    Trusted marketplaces like Etsy, Amazon, eBay and Notonthehighstreet host a safe platform for small businesses to sell their goods with a secure payment process intended to protect both the buyer and the seller.

  • At the click of a button: What’s the worst that could happen?

    December 2019

    Recent figures show that hackers stole more than £4.5bn from the British population alone, with over 17 million victims hacked. Reports recently have indicated that almost half of UK businesses have now been subject to a security breach or hack. Whilst fresh figures indicate these statistics may rise again this year, it’s worth considering whether hackers are becoming smarter or individuals and businesses are failing to protect themselves appropriately. Perhaps we haven’t considered the worst case scenario?

  • Winter tyres FAQs

    December 2019

    Some motorists mistake winter tyres for those which are spiked or studded and more at home in colder countries which come to expect harsh winters as a seasonal norm. Others, almost half of all motorists in fact, are not even aware of them.

  • Darwin Clayton celebrate double award win at our first Insurance Times Awards

    November 2019

    We enjoyed a memorable night at our first Insurance Times Awards, winning both the 2019 Commercial Lines Broker of the Year and Schemes Broker of the Year awards.

  • How to stay in Business – your questions answered

    November 2019

    Government statistics show that nearly 1 in 5 businesses suffer a serious disruption every year. Many of these disruptions, such as a fire, flood or loss of IT, happen with little or no warning and can threaten the very existence of a business. How quickly you manage to get back to ‘business as usual’ depends on how well you are prepared for such an event.

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