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Staying safe when using fireworks

Submitted by Dean on 1 November, 2022 - 16:21 with 0 comment

Halloween and Bonfire Night, and the days running up to them, are traditionally some of the busiest nights of the year for the police, the fire brigade and other agencies.

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Bonfire night safety

Submitted by Dean on 1 November, 2022 - 15:34 with 0 comment

Bonfire night is a time to enjoy the chilly outdoors with family and friends. However it’s also important to remind your customers to stay safe by following some simple guidance and advice. Sparklers, fireworks and bonfires are all safety hazards and could impose danger if not respected.

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Unusual insurance covers and claims

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2022 - 16:49 with 0 comment

Insurance offers a vital security blanket for all sorts of essential activities, from driving your car to running your business.

But over the years insurers have been asked to provide protection against some rather more unusual circumstances. Here are a few of our favourites…

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5 Halloween and Bonfire Night safety tips

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2022 - 16:39 with 0 comment

Whether you’re trick or treating with the kids, attending a bonfire or staying firmly indoors, your home, family and business are all exposed to some seriously scary risks at this time of the year.

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Your Halloween Survival Guide: Keep your home safe this All Hallows Eve

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2022 - 16:34 with 0 comment

Halloween can be traced back as far as the ancient festival of Samhain when, on the 31st of October, the ghosts of the dead would revisit the mortal world. To ward off any evil spirits in their midst, large bonfires were lit in each village.

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Protect your livestock against fireworks this autumn

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2022 - 11:09 with 0 comment

While under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, it is illegal to light fireworks near fields or homes containing horses and livestock due to the loud noises they emit and those evading the law, this doesn’t always stop people.

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Watkin Davies at The Welsh Business and Welsh Construction Show 2022 Swansea

Submitted by Dean on 17 October, 2022 - 14:47 with 0 comment

Watkin Davies were again this year’s headline sponsor for The Welsh Construction Show 2022. We also had the pleasure of attending The Welsh Business Show as an exhibitor the day before and both events amassed over 1,500 guests.

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Twelve examples of climate-conscious architecture

Submitted by Dean on 15 August, 2022 - 15:34 with 0 comment

Santorini Architecture
The island of Santorini in the Mediterranean is famous for the limestone whitewashed houses that reflect the sun’s scorching heat. Small windows and doors, and thick plaster walls, also keep rooms cool.

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Top ten causes of financial loss for businesses

Submitted by Dean on 15 August, 2022 - 10:26 with 0 comment

Below are the top 10 causes of loss and emerging trends from over 11,000 business claims in 148 countries.

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Office health check

Submitted by Dean on 11 August, 2022 - 05:11 with 0 comment

What do we need to be productive in our work lives? We need the right tools which in a typical office setting would inevitable include a computer and phone, and the right personal qualities – skills, knowledge, motivation.

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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.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5.00pm
Sat: Closed
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