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Overcoming winter aches and pains

Submitted by Dean on 19 October, 2021 - 16:57 with 0 comment

Joint pain can occur anytime throughout the year, but in the cold and wet months of the winter you may find it harder to cope with.

Although a change in the weather will not cause arthritis, it can worsen the symptoms, says GP and musculoskeletal expert, Dr Alasdair Wright.

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The future of work is more than hybrid

Submitted by Dean on 4 October, 2021 - 11:29 with 0 comment

For over a year, we’ve seen great success from the UK’s en-masse migration to remote working where roles were able to be performed at home.

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Are you a victim to toxic positivity?

Submitted by Dean on 4 October, 2021 - 11:25 with 0 comment

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘too much of a good thing is a bad thing.’ It turns out that the same is true for positivity.

But what is toxic positivity? The term, which at first glance seems to be a paradox, was once unheard of but has grown in popularity in recent years.

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Live Events Reinsurance Scheme

Submitted by Dean on 27 September, 2021 - 16:54 with 0 comment

Watkin Davies has been working with its partner The WSA (Welsh Sports Association) to deliver support on the Live Events Reinsurance Scheme. The information below shares some useful background on the scheme as well as identifying the key features.

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4 ways to prepare your car for autumn

Submitted by Dean on 27 September, 2021 - 14:17 with 0 comment

From slippery roads to decreased visibility, there’s plenty more things that we need to consider when driving as summer comes to an end.

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Have you checked your carbon monoxide alarm recently?

Submitted by Dean on 4 September, 2021 - 05:28 with 0 comment

Known as ‘the silent killer’, accidental carbon monoxide poisoning causes around 60 deaths in the UK every year throughout England and Wales. One in 10 adults in Britain has experienced some degree of carbon monoxide poisoning in their homes.

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Directors and Officers Insurance: A Business Essential

Submitted by Dean on 19 August, 2021 - 11:08 with 0 comment

Imagine you have the opportunity to invest £100,000 for your company, with a 70% chance of providing a 20% return within five years. Do you decide to go for it?

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Tech jargon buster

Technology jargon buster: 101

Submitted by Dean on 13 August, 2021 - 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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How to set up your day nursery

Submitted by Dean on 10 August, 2021 - 12:11 with 0 comment

For those who are passionate about children’s wellbeing and development, setting up your own nursery may feel like your dream job.

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Property storm advice as UK could face Storm Fleur

Submitted by Dean on 9 August, 2021 - 10:25 with 0 comment

Storm Evert hit the UK in the last week of July, causing disruption in the South West of England and Wales. With many thunderstorm and rain warnings in place across Northern Ireland, Scotland and the North of England, the Met Office may name Storm Fleur this week.

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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.

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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

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