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Payment Diversion Fraud – protecting your data

Submitted by Dean on 28 March, 2021 - 12:14 with 0 comment

Financial crime can affect any of us in both our work and personal lives. We are taking a closer look at Payment Diversion Fraud – one of the most common types of financial crime – to help you better protect yourself and our business.

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Summer is on it's way - Be Sting Aware

Submitted by Dean on 22 March, 2021 - 17:18 with 0 comment

For most of us, while a sting can be painful and unpleasant, it’s pretty harmless and a minor irritation. But some people are allergic to stings and for them the consequences can be very serious, as Dr Emma-Jane Down explains.

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Is Hyperloop One the future of transport?

Submitted by Dean on 22 March, 2021 - 17:12 with 0 comment

It sounds like the stuff of sci-fi, but train-like vessels in underground vacuum tubes could be about to revolutionise the way we transport goods, travel the world and connect cities.

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Uber and Other Rideshare Apps – How Should They Be Insured?

Submitted by Dean on 22 March, 2021 - 17:05 with 0 comment

They’ve revolutionised public transport in cities across the UK. But what’s the right way for tap-and-go taxi apps to approach insurance?

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The Cyber Threats To Sporting Organisations

Submitted by Daniel Abbott on 19 March, 2021 - 17:13 with 0 comment

Cyber security is important but getting security systems in place to prevent an attack is only half the battle. Cybercriminals are constantly evolving and no matter how well protected you are, it only takes one wrong click to infiltrate your network.

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Has your unoccupancy cover changed?

Submitted by Dean on 13 March, 2021 - 11:18 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, leisure, and hospitality sectors.

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Are we building too many homes?

Submitted by Dean on 10 March, 2021 - 08:28 with 0 comment

A slow drive through a British town or city usually reveals the construction of a whole new estate, or several in many cases. It’s the result of a crisis Britain has been going through for what feels like decades.

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Advice on protecting your bike, from a former bike-thief

Submitted by Dean on 8 March, 2021 - 15:24 with 0 comment

With added attention to cycling in the community every year, the threat of bike theft seems to rise in a similar fashion. But what are thieves on the look-out for?

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The demise of the DVD

Submitted by Dean on 8 March, 2021 - 14:44 with 0 comment

In the late 1990’s, the general public were concerned and not just about the imminent rise of the Millennium Bug—which would allegedly cause computers across the world to malfunction and endanger the general public. There were more pressing concerns at hand.

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When a mouse is in your house: pest control and your home insurance policy

Submitted by Dean on 8 March, 2021 - 11:50 with 0 comment

We may well be in the middle of winter, but the weather so far has not been all bad. With the real wintry weather—snow and ice—just around the corner, uninvited guests could soon be on their way around and they’re not the type to knock first.

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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