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Is your caravan wrapped up for winter?

Submitted by Dean on 28 September, 2020 - 11:10 with 0 comment

If your caravan is damaged due to lack of maintenance or has been victim to general wear and tear, you will not be able to claim for this on your insurance policy. The good news is that with thorough preparation you should be able to keep your caravan in tiptop condition for the new season.

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The internet of things and how it might affect insurance

Submitted by Dean on 21 September, 2020 - 14:05 with 0 comment

In Mark Weiser’s essay, ‘The Computer for the 21st Century’, he comments: “The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it.”

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Technology jargon buster: 101

Submitted by Dean on 21 September, 2020 - 12:47 with 0 comment

Do you know your GIFs from your Gigabytes? To you, does RAM still bring up connotations of a sheep rather than computer memory? If you’re not up to date with technological lingo, you’re not alone.

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High court rules in favour of policyholders in FCA case

Submitted by Dean on 21 September, 2020 - 12:42 with 0 comment

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on major disruption for business owners in the UK, through widespread closures and a flurry of new safety practices and regulations upon reopening.

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Does your insurance cover for a courtesy car?

Submitted by Dean on 1 September, 2020 - 14:33 with 0 comment

Every Car Insurance policy is different. Often when it comes to comprehensive cover, even if your insurer does include the option for a 14-day replacement vehicle, this will not be applicable if it was stolen or written-off. Would you be able to operate without a car during this period?

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The true cost of rural crime in 2020

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

Despite having to contend with the multitude of other challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers across the UK have continued to battle against rural crime – putting extra pressure on their already strained workload and finances.

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Travel Insurance Talk: Travelling to Spain

Submitted by Dean on 3 August, 2020 - 12:15 with 0 comment

In response to a number of spikes in the COVID-19 infection rate across Spain, the Government since issued a warning on the 25th July against all but essential travel to mainland Spain.

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The most searched insurance questions - Answered

Submitted by Dean on 20 July, 2020 - 11:24 with 0 comment

Insurance can feel like opening doors behind doors behind doors. Unlike almost every other product you buy, you don’t feel the benefit of insurance until something bad happens. And while we all need insurance, we buy it hoping we don’t have to use it.

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Travel Insurance and COVID-19: What you should know

Submitted by Dean on 6 July, 2020 - 09:32 with 0 comment

From the 6th July, the blanket restrictions which had previously been placed on non-essential travel will be relaxed for certain countries meaning that holidaymakers will not be required to quarantine for 14 days on their return.

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Clients experiencing financial difficulties

Submitted by Dean on 23 June, 2020 - 15:32 with 0 comment

On the 18th May 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority introduced new measures for insurance and premium finance firms to help clients in financial difficulty.  Should you be experiencing financial hardship, or if things change at work or home, we may be able to help by:

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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