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Modern methods of construction add to arson and hot works fire risks

Submitted by Dean on 22 March, 2021 - 16:55 with 0 comment

Arson and hot works are among the most common causes of fire in the UK, whilst modern methods of construction are also a leading factor in many fires. With this as a backdrop, businesses and organisations need to manage and mitigate the risks.

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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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Why high net worth insurance will give you peace of mind

Submitted by Dean on 8 March, 2021 - 12:48 with 0 comment

Do you own high-value property or possessions? Do you enjoy expensive hobbies, such as collecting fine art or classic cars?

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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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Do you know the treasures hidden in your loft?

Submitted by Dean on 7 March, 2021 - 11:55 with 0 comment

Only recently, the son of late playwright, Christopher Fry, discovered a dusty box filled with drawings thought to contain two previously unpublished works by 19th Century artist, John Constable.

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Put your home under the spotlight this spring

Submitted by Dean on 5 March, 2021 - 09:06 with 0 comment

Spring is the perfect time to don your rubber gloves and get organising your home for the summer months. Here are some of our favourite tips to bear in mind during this years’ big spring clean.

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Landlords should no longer stop tenants from keeping pets – here’s why

Submitted by Dean on 2 March, 2021 - 10:38 with 0 comment

To date, only seven per cent of landlords advertise their properties as ‘pet -friendly’ with many others enforcing a blanket ban on all pets, regardless of their species, size or nature.

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Home Vs. 2nd Home Insurance: Differences and Similarities

Submitted by Dean on 1 March, 2021 - 04:36 with 0 comment

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people who have a second home which you don’t rent out as someone else’s residence, it’s important for you to know where your primary home insurance policy differs, and how it’s the same.

The similarities

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The landlord rent crisis: Navigating a pandemic

Submitted by Dean on 5 February, 2021 - 08:06 with 0 comment

As the cost of rent continues to rise across the UK during the coronavirus, tenants are increasingly struggling to keep up.

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Internet of things insurance

The internet of things and how it might affect insurance

Submitted by Dean on 31 January, 2021 - 07:05 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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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