Hosting a virtual Christmas party

While the traditional office Christmas party won’t be possible for any of us this year, here’s how to make your virtual do a holly jolly affair.

Five top tips for conducting online job interviews

As businesses continue to navigate their way through the challenges that come with the current COVID-19 lockdown – while many have slowed down their recruitment endeavours – many others are seeking alternative methods to hire top talent. With remote job interviews, there are plenty of benefits to be had from saving the candidate time and money on travel to streamlining the recruitment process for employers; yet, there’s also a lot that can go wrong. From avoiding dodgy connections to placating nerves, we reveal five things that employers should consider both before and during remote job interviews.

Seven tips to help you have a better night’s sleep

Sleep; it’s something we do every night without really thinking, but it’s amazing how off our game we can feel if we don’t catch our 40 winks. In fact, according to the NHS, one in three of us suffers from poor sleep.

Five technologies which could transform insurance

While before the coronavirus struck, the world was very much in the throes of a ‘digital age’, now more than ever, industries are doing what they can to keep up with the latest technologies and innovation.

Do you know how to spot a fraudulent website?

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.

Teaching children the dangers of malware

As children are homeschooled during lockdown, we explore what you can do to ensure they don’t get caught out by cybercrime: Many people allow their children to access their personal computers, tablets or mobile phones at home. Even if the kids use their own personal devices, these are linked to the family network and can easily be connected to each other. But what happens if they access or download something they shouldn’t?

Helping the elderly stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic

As we look to protect older generations, those at heightened risk are being encouraged to self-isolate to avoid exposure to COVID-19. While this move is intended to keep people safe, self-isolation is often incredibly lonely for those affected as they are encouraged to avoid contact with loved ones during this period. With this in mind, we’re taking a look at ways you can stay virtually connected with the elderly during the threat of the pandemic.

Avoid back pain when working from home

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.

Business Continuity at Darwin Clayton Partner Brokers

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to develop daily, at Darwin Clayton Partner Brokers we are working to ensure that we keep our people safe while continuing to deliver the high quality, personal service you are used to.

Coronavirus Impact on Businesses

Many companies are concerned about the impact of the Coronavirus on their business and this is presenting potential challenges that will not have been planned for previously.

Darwin Clayton win multiple awards at our first Insurance Times Awards

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. The awards, hosted by actor and comedian Greg Davies, took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Friday 22 November.

Our May 17 Competition

In honour of Father's Day we are offering all our Partner Brokers the chance to win a hamper full of beer and cheer!

Our March 17 Competition

There are no eggs-cuses for not participating in this month's eggs-tra special competition (eggs-clamation mark)

Our February 17 Competition

Mum, Mother, Mummy, Mama or Ma... whatever name you choose to use, your Mum deserves to be spoilt this Mothers Day!

Our January 17 Competition

We hope that 2017 has started off well for all of our Partner Brokers. We know lots of you are embarking on Dry January - keep going, you're half way there...

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