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Risky business – is your home at risk of flooding?

Submitted by Dean on 5 March, 2020 - 05:42 with 0 comment

Home is where the heart is… not to mention all of your hard-earned furniture, technology, and reams of valuable personal possessions. Nothing could be more devastating than a bout of adverse weather flooding your house, causing devastating damage to both property and possessions.

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What would it cost you if a competitor stole your ideas?

Submitted by Dean on 1 March, 2020 - 12:56 with 0 comment

The distinctiveness of your business is probably based on a kernel of intellectual property. This is usually a design or product which took time to develop and hone; a secret recipe or process; a data set built up over years; a unique design feature which sets your products apart.

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Take action against fly-tipping on your land

Submitted by Dean on 28 February, 2020 - 12:14 with 0 comment

Fly-tipping is defined as the illegal dumping of waste, the scale of which can vary between a few bin-bags to an entire truckload. This a growing problem in the UK and the motivations behind the crime can’t always be clearly determined.

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Welcoming new starters the right way

Submitted by Dean on 27 February, 2020 - 13:33 with 0 comment

You’ve gone through all the effort of putting out the perfect recruitment ad, scouring CVs and conducting interviews and finally you find the right candidate for the role.

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The importance of taking action against flooding

Submitted by Dean on 27 February, 2020 - 11:42 with 0 comment

For those who don’t take global warming seriously by now, you might be surprised at the predictions that have been made by the Environment Agency (EA) regarding UK flood defence.

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Preparing your farm for January 2021

Submitted by Dean on 27 February, 2020 - 05:09 with 0 comment

Following a period of transition, the UK is set to see some big changes resulting from our EU departure. We take a look at how these changes are set to affect farmers come January 2021 and what changes you should be making to prepare during the next year.  

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About the latest IR35 review

Submitted by Dean on 19 February, 2020 - 10:24 with 0 comment

In the run-up to the election, chancellor Sajid Javid committed to launch a review into IR35 and the new rules coming into effect on April 6 2020; this review has since launched from January 6 2020.

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What to consider when recruiting student volunteers

Submitted by Dean on 18 February, 2020 - 10:58 with 0 comment

With nearly a third of students actively pursuing volunteering opportunities on top of their studies, there’s plenty of opportunities for charities and organisations to benefit from the extra help.

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The future of the modern workplace

Submitted by Dean on 17 February, 2020 - 05:22 with 0 comment

When we look back, office design has come a long way, and nowadays, even the more traditional of businesses tend to be more sociable and collaborative than a decade ago.

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5 ways to boost your cybersecurity in 2020

Submitted by Dean on 13 February, 2020 - 06:30 with 0 comment

Due to the ever-growing demand in new and innovative technology and the seemingly endless surge of digital progression, there is never time to rest on your laurels when it comes to cybersecurity.

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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

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