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Are price comparison sites pushing up the cost of insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 7 February, 2020 - 10:27 with 0 comment

Have you ever used a price comparison site? Most people have, as, on the surface, they look like they’re showing you the best value insurance quotes on the market.

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Could taking on an apprentice boost your business?

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2020 - 11:54 with 0 comment

Trade industries have a strong history of employing apprentices. With the skills gap growing, and more government initiatives than ever before, is now the time for you to take on an apprentice?

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How to conduct a successful interview

Submitted by Dean on 3 February, 2020 - 10:15 with 0 comment

Just as those heading to an interview should come prepared, so should the interviewee. Time and time again businesses end up hiring the wrong candidate because they didn’t do their homework.

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The boycott sugar movement: Is your workplace ready?

Submitted by Dean on 30 January, 2020 - 13:36 with 0 comment

Doctors have called for a workplace ban on the sales of sugary drinks after a study at the University of California found that the halt of sales of ‘fizzy pop’ at the canteen reduced staff’s sugar intake by nearly half.

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The truth about VAT and your insurance

Submitted by Dean on 30 January, 2020 - 13:00 with 0 comment

Have you ever wondered if your insurance premium includes VAT? Maybe it’s not something you’ve considered before. Actually, insurance is a service which does NOT include VAT as it is subject to a different type of tax. This is called the Insurance Premium Tax or IPT.

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Adapting to the norm of a seasoned workforce

Submitted by Dean on 30 January, 2020 - 12:49 with 0 comment

The Office for National Statistics anticipates that in 50 years’ time, the population of people aged 65 years and over in the UK will increase by 8.6 million.

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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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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