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Can hacking be used for good rather than evil?

Submitted by Dean on 2 September, 2019 - 10:03 with 0 comment

When you hear the word ‘hacker’ what do you think of? Most of us would typically associate hackers as hooded figures sat in dark rooms, working hard to infiltrate our computer systems in order to wreak havoc.

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Your guide to identifying fake artwork

Submitted by Dean on 31 August, 2019 - 15:28 with 0 comment

When you are looking to buy a painting either online or from a dealer, it can sometimes be difficult to know if the piece is 100% genuine.

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What you need to know about becoming a landlord

Submitted by Dean on 28 August, 2019 - 10:31 with 0 comment

Thinking of letting out your property? Here’s what you should consider before you do. 

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Are you voiding your Cyber policy?

Submitted by Dean on 27 August, 2019 - 14:49 with 0 comment

It’s no wonder that small businesses are waking up to the reality of cyber security risks, with 875,000 SMEs in the UK hit by a cyber-attack in the 12 months leading up to July 2017.

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How IR35 changes will affect contractors in 2020

Submitted by Dean on 19 August, 2019 - 12:01 with 0 comment

Typically referred to as IR35, the Intermediaries Legislation was implemented in 2000 to tackle tax avoidance by contractors who did the work of permanent employees but bill through their services via limited companies.

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The dangers of slurry spreading

Submitted by Dean on 19 August, 2019 - 11:43 with 0 comment

Slurry is a mixture of water and manure and is used during the summer months as a natural fertiliser for crops. To ensure that the manure can be spread easily, it’s broken up and mixed with water in a large slurry tank. In farms throughout the UK, millions of tonnes of slurry are produced.

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Holidaying on a budget

Submitted by Dean on 16 August, 2019 - 04:57 with 0 comment

Looking forward to your holiday this year but worried about making your holiday budget stretch? Here are our top tips for budgeting on holiday without ruining your time away.

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Is it ever ok to leave your dog in a hot car?

Submitted by Dean on 9 August, 2019 - 05:25 with 0 comment

Summer in the UK can see soaring temperatures, along with unpredictable spikes in temperature. Dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, has warned that during the summer months, pet owners should avoid leaving animals in their cars, as even a matter of minutes can prove fatal.

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Five home security tips you may not have considered

Submitted by Dean on 8 August, 2019 - 13:34 with 0 comment

From simple vigilance when locking your doors and windows, to more advanced solutions such as motion-sensitive lighting and burglar alarms; when it comes to securing your home, there are plenty of solutions available.

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5 insurance twists that could catch you out

Submitted by Dean on 7 August, 2019 - 13:24 with 0 comment

Consumer watchdog Which?’s recent survey saw 49% of respondents identifying insurance as either ‘fairly’ or ‘very’ difficult to understand. 40% admitted to just skipping rather than reading the terms and conditions for their car insurance, and 39% did the same for home insurance.

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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
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