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Changing jobs? Make sure you let your car insurer know

Submitted by Dean on 4 March, 2021 - 11:22 with 0 comment

Your car insurance is determined by a series of factors based on your lifestyle and the vehicle you’re driving.  These include your age, location and your profession.

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Had trouble getting a mortgage as a contractor?

Submitted by Dean on 3 March, 2021 - 10:25 with 0 comment

As a contractor, whilst you might be confident that you will never need to wait long in-between projects, your profession brings with it a level of uncertainty that permanent roles don’t succumb to.

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Pancake day fire safety tips

Submitted by Dean on 31 January, 2021 - 05:59 with 0 comment

The national day of gluttony is fast approaching; otherwise known as Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday. Pancake day is a national tradition which sees families using up all their treats in the kitchen cupboards in preparation for lent.

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The future of the property and buy-to-let market post-lockdown

Submitted by Dean on 30 January, 2021 - 09:57 with 0 comment

As the UK housing market slowly unfurls back into action following the latest Government advice for certain businesses, industry professionals have warned that rebooting the market won’t be a quick process.

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Mental health and insurance – what to look out for

Submitted by Dean on 29 January, 2021 - 09:04 with 0 comment

In the UK, 1 in 4 of us will suffer from a mental health condition at some time in our life. As society continues to recognise the struggles of dealing with short-term or long-term depression, we ask – is the insurance industry on board?

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Finding alternative accommodation following a flood

Submitted by Dean on 28 January, 2021 - 08:54 with 0 comment

We take a look at the steps you need to take if you are forced to leave your home due to severe flooding.

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Tops tips to stay safe against flooding

Submitted by Dean on 26 January, 2021 - 11:48 with 0 comment

As the threat of more frequent storms are becoming the norm in the UK, that is threatening to bring widespread flooding across the UK, we take a look at what steps you can take to protect your property.

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Your guide to the hard market

Submitted by Dean on 20 January, 2021 - 09:29 with 0 comment

You may have heard that the insurance industry is entering a hard market period, but what does that actually mean? Insurance is cyclical. Just like how the seasons change, the market fluctuates, with each insurance ‘season’ lasting anywhere between two to 10 years.

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Driving in the EU in 2021? Then you need a Green Card!

Submitted by Dean on 17 January, 2021 - 10:40 with 0 comment

While the Coronavirus pandemic has dominated much of the headlines of 2020, as the end of the year is fast approaching, another major event that should be on our minds now is Brexit.

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Are you taking part in Dry January 2021?

Submitted by Dean on 16 January, 2021 - 11:41 with 0 comment

At Watkin Davies we’ve all been frantically scribbling down our New Year’s Resolutions, most of which we are well aware could go out of the window pretty quickly. But when the subject of Dry January came up, it got us thinking.

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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