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Protecting construction workers against cold stress

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2022 - 09:32 with 0 comment

Whilst many of us have the option to turn the heating up when cold weather stikes, wear a few extra layers and supply both ourselves and our co-workers with a constant stream of hot drinks, construction workers must face the elements head-on.

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Twelve examples of climate-conscious architecture

Submitted by Dean on 15 August, 2022 - 15:34 with 0 comment

Santorini Architecture
The island of Santorini in the Mediterranean is famous for the limestone whitewashed houses that reflect the sun’s scorching heat. Small windows and doors, and thick plaster walls, also keep rooms cool.

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Top ten causes of financial loss for businesses

Submitted by Dean on 15 August, 2022 - 10:26 with 0 comment

Below are the top 10 causes of loss and emerging trends from over 11,000 business claims in 148 countries.

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How to stay productive when it’s sunny

Submitted by Dean on 12 August, 2022 - 14:53 with 0 comment

As well as pre-booked summer holidays, unplanned absences tend to spike during warm weather. These days off, which are most likely to be on Mondays, Fridays and the day before holidays, are noted to reduce productivity by a whopping 36.6%.

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Office health check

Submitted by Dean on 11 August, 2022 - 05:11 with 0 comment

What do we need to be productive in our work lives? We need the right tools which in a typical office setting would inevitable include a computer and phone, and the right personal qualities – skills, knowledge, motivation.

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Has your business made enough disabled access adjustments?

Submitted by Dean on 9 August, 2022 - 15:10 with 0 comment

Employers and businesses including shops, local authorities and schools must take steps to remove barriers faced by people with disabilities, ensuring everyone can receive the same services and work without disadvantages.

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Cancelling an event without damaging your reputation

Submitted by Dean on 8 August, 2022 - 13:49 with 0 comment

Whether it’s due to a natural disaster, delayed travel, venue cancellation or your entertainment pulling out at the last minute, you’ll likely face backlash if your event cannot go ahead. 

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Got yourself a new mortgage? What protection do you need?

Submitted by Dean on 8 August, 2022 - 12:46 with 0 comment

There are many products that you can consider when taking a new mortgage, and not all will be appropriate or necessary, so it is important to tailor the best cover to your personal circumstances. Here is a summary of what options you should consider and why some are not relevant:

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Tradesmen – Defend yourselves against scammers

Submitted by Dean on 5 August, 2022 - 11:37 with 0 comment

Cyber-crime is one of the biggest problems facing businesses in the present day, with hackers attempting both rudimentary and more sophisticated methods to infiltrate your systems and data.

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What happens when good trade credit goes bad?

Submitted by Dean on 4 August, 2022 - 10:40 with 0 comment

Trade credit enables businesses to exchange goods or services without an immediate cash transaction. Instead, the businesses make an agreement for the buyer to pay the amount owed in a fixed period of time.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd 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 5.00pm
Sat: Closed
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