Business Insurance

Food and Drink Trends for 2020

Submitted by Dean on 9 January, 2020 - 12:24 with 0 comment

In THP’s fifth Flavour & Trend Forecast for 2020, they have made some predictions for the following years’ food and drink trends.

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Worst excuses for not filling out a tax return: 2020 update

Submitted by Dean on 9 January, 2020 - 12:20 with 0 comment

It’s that time of year again. No, not the end of dry January, but the yearly update from HMRC on the worst excuses they received from people who failed to submit their tax return on time.

We’ll leave you to make up your mind as to which, if any, are genuine:

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Don’t forget the EPC deadline

Submitted by Dean on 9 January, 2020 - 12:17 with 0 comment

From the 1st April 2018, all the tenancies which began after that point were required to have an EPC rating of ‘E’. The deadline is now looming for all existing tenancies which will need to comply from the 1st April 2020.

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Kennels and Catteries – what can go wrong?

Submitted by Dean on 9 January, 2020 - 12:14 with 0 comment

Sharon Tidnam thought that the world had gone barking mad when she was ordered by the court to reduce the noise of the dogs in her care at Low Farm in Topcroft.

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The boycott Black Friday movement

Submitted by Dean on 16 December, 2019 - 14:56 with 0 comment

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday, has the retail event had its day?

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How much does the UK spend over Christmas?

Submitted by Dean on 16 December, 2019 - 14:40 with 0 comment

Deloitte’s Christmas Survey conducted in 2018 found that UK customers spend an average of £567 over Christmas, over 42% more than the European average of £400.

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When the customer isn’t always right

Submitted by Dean on 16 December, 2019 - 14:25 with 0 comment

While you’re getting your business up off the ground, the idea of turning away business may seem ludicrous.

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The property insurance industry is leading the way in drone adoption

Submitted by Dean on 16 December, 2019 - 14:16 with 0 comment

Property inspections take valuable time and can be risky for the people involved. The insurance industry is embracing drones as a low-risk, technically sophisticated alternative. Are drones coming to the skies near you?

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Fraudulent claims valued at £1.2bn in 2018

Submitted by Dean on 15 December, 2019 - 13:20 with 0 comment

The Association of British Insurers revealed that a total of £1.2billion was claimed in 98,000 fraudulent applications in 2018, while 371,000 dishonest applications for insurance payouts were made last year, up five per cent on 2017.

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Avoid invalidating your Car Insurance this winter

Submitted by Dean on 14 December, 2019 - 13:10 with 0 comment

British winters are usually wet, windy, snowy, rainy and muddy affairs and this winter isn’t set to be any different.

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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: 9am to 1pm
Sun: Closed

Official Insurance Partner of the FAW Trust

Official Insurance Partner of the WSA

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