Business Insurance

The dangers of slurry spreading

Submitted by Dean on 19 August, 2019 - 11:43 with 0 comment

Slurry is a mixture of water and manure and is used during the summer months as a natural fertiliser for crops. To ensure that the manure can be spread easily, it’s broken up and mixed with water in a large slurry tank. In farms throughout the UK, millions of tonnes of slurry are produced.

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Find out how the manufacturing industry could go green by 2050

Submitted by Dean on 15 August, 2019 - 10:52 with 0 comment

Due to capex or ‘capital expenditure’ constraints and the rising costs of mainstream energy options, many companies will find it difficult to make major changes to their operations in time for the 2050 deadline.

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A tale of two businesses

Submitted by Dean on 12 August, 2019 - 10:11 with 0 comment

Mark and Sally both want to make a go of running a small business in their local town. Mark wants to open a local antique store, while Sally has her sights set on opening a small boutique on the bustling riverside. 

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Hiring apprentices in the marine industry

Submitted by Dean on 24 July, 2019 - 13:31 with 0 comment

An apprenticeship is a structured training programme which allows people to work while studying, gaining the experience to succeed in a new industry. This allows young people to get into employment sooner and older people to explore a new vocation while still maintaining an income.

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How to deal with a denied insurance claim

Submitted by Dean on 18 July, 2019 - 09:39 with 0 comment

Making a claim on your insurance can be a stressful process and without the right support, it can feel like there’s no-one but you to fight your corner.

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Dealing with the summer months as a restaurateur

Submitted by Dean on 11 July, 2019 - 05:13 with 0 comment

Summer is often the busiest seasons for those running food establishments and with the right planning in place, you can ensure that things run smoothly and successfully over this period.

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Getting your food truck ready for festival season

Submitted by Matthew on 25 June, 2019 - 08:27 with 0 comment

Working the festivals this season?

Here’s how you can make the most of your pitch this summer…

Get your stall ‘on point’

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How to deal with paperwork

Submitted by Dean on 23 June, 2019 - 11:40 with 0 comment

There’s no hiding from paperwork.

Whether it’s for your personal life in the form of mortgage, tenancy or car agreements, utility bills and payslips, or for business admin, paperwork gets everywhere.

People have drawers of the stuff. Some people even have entire cabinets for it.

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How to switch off as a small business owner

Submitted by Dean on 20 June, 2019 - 05:13 with 0 comment

According to a study conducted by Simply Business, almost half of small business owners cancel social plans at least once a week because they are too busy with work-related matters and 25% have fallen ill due to stress and overwork.

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What are the most future-proof jobs?

Submitted by Dean on 29 May, 2019 - 10:47 with 0 comment

Pulled from science fiction novels galore, the media would have us believe that robotisation has already taken place in our economy. Yet despite the faddish trends of claiming that robots will take your job, automation has created jobs as well as removed them.

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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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