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Engineering Education – From The Middle Ages to Industry 4.0

Submitted by Dean on 24 October, 2019 - 11:35 with 0 comment

Historically, apprenticeships were the only way to make a name for yourself in the world of engineering, and while they’re unlikely to ever be the sole option again, it’s becoming an area of focus once more with the Government committed to providing three million apprenticeship placements by 2020

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How To Keep Your Racehorse Healthy

Submitted by Dean on 23 October, 2019 - 11:19 with 0 comment

Your racehorse is one of your most valuable assets so it’s imperative you take the necessary steps to look after its welfare. Here’s how to keep your racehorse healthy, fit and in top racing condition.

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Uber and Other Rideshare Apps – How Should They Be Insured?

Submitted by Dean on 22 October, 2019 - 11:07 with 0 comment

They’ve revolutionised public transport in cities across the UK. But what’s the right way for tap-and-go taxi apps to approach insurance?

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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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Watkin Davies @ The Welsh Construction Show - Swansea (23 Oct 2019)

Submitted by Dean on 4 October, 2019 - 12:42 with 0 comment

We are delighted to announce that Watkin Davies alongside our credit insurance partner - Euler Hermes, are this year’s joint headline sponsor again of the Welsh Construction Show 2019 at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea on Wednesday October 23rd.

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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