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The risks sky lanterns pose to farm animals

Submitted by Dean on 10 October, 2019 - 12:05 with 0 comment

Originating in ancient China, sky lanterns are traditional paper hot air balloons with a small fire at the opening. Lit at parties and festivals around the world, they make a pretty site as they rise into the night sky en masse.

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New technology hopes to tackle sheep theft

Submitted by Dean on 10 October, 2019 - 11:57 with 0 comment

In 2018, 9,635 sheep were stolen from farms across England and Wales, with only one charge by the police. John Hoskin who runs a farm near Dorchester believes that he has lost between £40-£50,000 due to sheep theft alone.

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Diversification: Farming’s New Frontier?

Submitted by Dean on 10 October, 2019 - 11:37 with 0 comment

New generations of farmers are finding innovative new ways to make money using their agricultural land.

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Is it the law to have business insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 10 October, 2019 - 11:10 with 0 comment

When it comes to setting up your own business, the red tape can be overwhelming. Here are the legal-musts and good-to-haves of business insurance…

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How to improve workplace health & safety practices

Submitted by Dean on 10 October, 2019 - 10:51 with 0 comment

From manufacturing and engineering firms to independent contractors, keep your workplace safe with these simple improvements.

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At the click of a button: What’s the worst that could happen?

Submitted by Dean on 10 October, 2019 - 10:42 with 0 comment

Recent figures show that hackers stole more than £4.5bn from the British population alone, with over 17 million victims hacked. Reports recently have indicated that almost half of UK businesses have now been subject to a security breach or hack.

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Why exhibiting at trade shows is worth your time

Submitted by Dean on 3 October, 2019 - 11:44 with 0 comment

With the popularity of trading over the internet unlikely to cease anytime soon, you may wonder why trade shows are still in existence. You can display all your products online with their full specifications, accompanied by 360-degree videos to show them off in their full glory.

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What is physical penetration testing and how could it help your business?

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2019 - 13:09 with 0 comment

Many businesses invest in security devices, conduct training amongst their employees and hire manned guarding services to secure their business premises. Yet, how can you be sure that these practices are truly effective without testing them out properly?

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Delivered to your door: the courier business

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2019 - 13:05 with 0 comment

Got a bike and some spare time?

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How telematics can revolutionise fleet and personal drivers

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2019 - 12:57 with 0 comment

Are you a good driver? According to the AA, when questioned, nearly 70% of drivers rate themselves as above average, with only 0.8% of drivers rating themselves below the curve.

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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

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