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Protecting your business in the hard market

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 12:47 with 0 comment

The effect that Covid-19 has had on businesses, whether directly or indirectly, is immeasurable, and the insurance industry hasn’t gone unscathed. As Oliver Bate, CEO of Allianz, put it, “the virus has hit insurers like a meteorite”.

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Common fire hazards in a retail space

Submitted by Dean on 16 July, 2021 - 15:13 with 0 comment

All businesses need to adhere to certain fire safety regulations as set down by law. Whilst you may have filled in all the forms, done all the necessary checks and made reasonable adjustments to your workspace, sometimes it helps to go over the basics.

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High ‘flood risk areas’ in the UK

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:45 with 0 comment

As an island, with many coastal and riverside regions, the UK is naturally prone to flooding. The increased frequency of extreme weather events, urban development, and pressure of climate change have made flooding happen more often and with worse consequences.

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Rare Finds: Under insured jewels hidden in the home

Submitted by Dean on 3 July, 2021 - 10:11 with 0 comment

Whether inherited and passed down to you over decades or bought and collected by you personally, owning antiques is thrilling and adds intrigue and curiosity to your home.

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Claims against architects: The lowdown on protecting your profession

Submitted by Dean on 30 June, 2021 - 14:11 with 0 comment

Architects are relied upon in many construction projects, from drawing up initial plans to build a structure, specifying materials to use and overseeing the overall project to its completion. Yet it’s often one single person carrying this responsibility, and mistakes can always happen.

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Don’t worry, my insurance will cover it…

Submitted by Dean on 15 June, 2021 - 08:34 with 0 comment

Whilst insurance can be a great extra layer of protection for your personal assets, pets and trips, it’s still important to ensure that you’re aware of the terms and conditions and more importantly, the exclusions of your policy.

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Do I really need terrorism insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 12 June, 2021 - 13:01 with 0 comment

We know that no building is exempt in a terrorist attack and the businesses and property owners we help protect know this too.

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Not under the doormat! 5 of the worst places to store a spare key

Submitted by Dean on 11 June, 2021 - 15:16 with 0 comment

Where do you keep your spare key? Some places are safer than others. Leaving it out in the open could leave your home exposed to opportunistic thieves or seasoned criminals. We take a look at some of the worst places to hide your keys.

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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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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