Insurance broker The Miller Insurance Group is using the internet to help generate funds for the Starlight Children's Foundation, a charity which aims to help seriously ill children.

Miller will host a series of monthly auctions at its website, The first item up for grabs is a week's sailing in the Caribbean on a luxury superyacht. Bids can be made under a code name, and bidders can track the progress of their offer during the month. The appeal started on February 29.