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How to deal with paperwork

Submitted by Dean on 29 July, 2021 - 08:40 with 0 comment

There’s no hiding from paperwork.

Whether it’s for your personal life in the form of mortgage, tenancy or car agreements, utility bills and payslips, or for business admin, paperwork gets everywhere.

People have drawers of the stuff. Some people even have entire cabinets for it.

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The main event

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 16:49 with 0 comment

The events industry has undeniably been one of the worst affected by Covid-19, with hundreds of thousands of events being cancelled or postponed during the pandemic.

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Case study: funds transfer fraud

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 15:42 with 0 comment

Funds transfer fraud – whereby fraudsters dupe innocent businesses and individuals into transferring what they believe are legitimate payments to fraudulent bank accounts – is becoming an increasingly common problem for most modern organisations.

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Protecting your business in the hard market

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 12:47 with 0 comment

The effect that Covid-19 has had on businesses, whether directly or indirectly, is immeasurable, and the insurance industry hasn’t gone unscathed. As Oliver Bate, CEO of Allianz, put it, “the virus has hit insurers like a meteorite”.

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Cyber attacks are on the rise. Is your business protected?

Submitted by Dean on 18 July, 2021 - 15:57 with 0 comment

Over the past few years many high-profile businesses have fallen prey to cyber-attacks and data breaches, but it’s not just global companies that are at risk; according to Government figures, 74% of small businesses in the UK experienced some kind of cyber incident last year.*

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Should your bar be hosting esports events?

Submitted by Dean on 17 July, 2021 - 10:24 with 0 comment

Esports, or electronic sports, have a huge following worldwide, especially amongst younger crowds. Whilst it doesn’t yet pull in the same crowds as football, it shouldn’t be long before esports gains mainstream recognition.

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Common fire hazards in a retail space

Submitted by Dean on 16 July, 2021 - 15:13 with 0 comment

All businesses need to adhere to certain fire safety regulations as set down by law. Whilst you may have filled in all the forms, done all the necessary checks and made reasonable adjustments to your workspace, sometimes it helps to go over the basics.

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Can employers force their employees to have the COVID-19 vaccination?

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:31 with 0 comment

The current success of the vaccine roll-out brings hope to businesses that normal operations could soon resume. However, while having a high proportion of vaccinated employees would be advantageous for employers to resume business as usual, it is also clear that not every worker will want to.

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Travel safety and security tips

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:27 with 0 comment

Travel safety and security tips

The majority of crimes are as a result of opportunists and fraudsters exploiting the good will of businesses, locals and holiday makers alike.

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Top tips for boosting your office culture post-Covid

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:21 with 0 comment

Many employers may see the return to office working as an opportunity to recapture the previous culture of their organisation.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5.30pm
Sat: 9.30am to 1pm
Sun: Closed

Official Insurance Partner

Official Insurance Partner of the FAW Trust

Official Insurance Partner of the WSA

Membership & Accreditation

Chwarae Teg FairPlay Employer Award

Member of British Insurance Brokers Association