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FairPlay Employer Award

Submitted by Matthew on 30 June, 2020 - 12:02 with 0 comment

In February, we were pleased to be awarded with the Chwarae Teg FairPlay Employer Award.

We worked closely with Chwarae Teg to improve our current practices and specifically to review staff perceptions from an equality and diversity perspective.

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#NoFilter: The benefits of starting a business Instagram

Submitted by Dean on 26 June, 2020 - 12:10 with 0 comment

If you own your own business, you’ve undoubtedly opened a Facebook page in its name as part of your marketing strategy. You may even have delved into Twitter, or staked its place on LinkedIn.

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Getting your business ready for the 4th July

Submitted by Dean on 26 June, 2020 - 12:09 with 0 comment

In a move that much of the nation has been waiting for, individuals and businesses alike, the Government has now given the green light for more businesses to reopen on the 4th July, including restaurants, pubs and hairdressers.

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Debunking the world of incentivised reviews

Submitted by Dean on 22 June, 2020 - 11:49 with 0 comment

Due to our increased reliance on technology and online shopping – now more than ever – our decisions are increasingly becoming swayed by reviews. Whilst it can be helpful to get a third-party perspective, can you be sure that these reviews are genuine?

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Here’s how your unoccupancy cover could change from 15th June

Submitted by Dean on 15 June, 2020 - 15:54 with 0 comment

The continued restrictions that have been put in place to fight the coronavirus have had a drastic impact on UK businesses, particularly within the retail, food and hospitality sectors.

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Keeping construction workers safe during COVID-19

Submitted by Dean on 5 June, 2020 - 10:52 with 0 comment

While safety has always been of paramount concern within the construction industry, the focus of managers now needs to expand to include the risks presented by COVID-19.

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Take action against fly-tipping on your land

Submitted by Dean on 1 June, 2020 - 10:18 with 0 comment

As the agricultural industry has seen a 54% increase in fly-tipping over the coronavirus pandemic. We take a look at your responsibilities and how you can defend your land.

What exactly is fly-tipping?

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How to claim back Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Submitted by Dean on 1 June, 2020 - 10:13 with 0 comment

If you’ve had employees take sick leave due to the coronavirus, there’s a chance the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Rebate Scheme will repay you, as an employer, the SSP paid to both current and former employees.

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What to consider when reopening your retail store

Submitted by Dean on 27 May, 2020 - 11:03 with 0 comment

The impact of COVID-19 on the UK’s retail sector has been devastating, with many retailers having already been forced to close their doors for good.

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Applying for the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

Submitted by Dean on 19 May, 2020 - 11:25 with 0 comment

With this Government-backed loan, eligible businesses will have access to loans of up to £50,000 or 25% of your annual turnover, whichever is lowest. You will not need to make any payments for this loan for the first 12 months and the Government will fund the first 12 months of interest.

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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: 9am 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