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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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How to win back online shoppers

Submitted by Dean on 12 December, 2019 - 12:33 with 0 comment

It’s a scenario familiar to consumers and shop-owners alike. A customer browses your in-store selection of, say, TVs, before price-checking the Amazon app and ordering the same model online.

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Brussels sprouts; a great British love affair

Submitted by Dean on 10 December, 2019 - 11:54 with 0 comment

Brussels sprouts are a vegetable that tends to split opinion. Whilst many of us couldn’t imagine a Christmas dinner without them, others are still recovering from the childhood trauma of being forced to eat them.

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Don’t let cyber scrooges steal your data this Christmas

Submitted by Dean on 8 December, 2019 - 11:48 with 0 comment

During the Christmas season, many small businesses are at their most vulnerable. There’s not always enough staff present to sufficiently undertake all the tasks that need completing – which is why some things fall by the wayside.

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The rise of the boutique gym

Submitted by Dean on 5 December, 2019 - 13:05 with 0 comment

The UK wellness and fitness market is set to grow from £17.bn in 2010 to £22.8bn in 2020. As the sector continues to grow, new entrants and existing fitness chains alike are having to diversify their offering to give customers something different and stand them apart from the crowd.

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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