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Take action against fly-tipping on your land

Submitted by Dean on 1 June, 2020 - 10:18 with 0 comment

As the agricultural industry has seen a 54% increase in fly-tipping over the coronavirus pandemic. We take a look at your responsibilities and how you can defend your land.

What exactly is fly-tipping?

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How COVID-19 contact tracing will work in England

Submitted by Dean on 1 June, 2020 - 10:16 with 0 comment

In recent weeks, the Government has employed 25,000 contact tracers who have been tasked to carry out detective work to find the people who have been in contact with those known to be infected with the coronavirus.

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How to claim back Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

Submitted by Dean on 1 June, 2020 - 10:13 with 0 comment

If you’ve had employees take sick leave due to the coronavirus, there’s a chance the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Rebate Scheme will repay you, as an employer, the SSP paid to both current and former employees.

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What to consider when reopening your retail store

Submitted by Dean on 27 May, 2020 - 11:03 with 0 comment

The impact of COVID-19 on the UK’s retail sector has been devastating, with many retailers having already been forced to close their doors for good.

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The future of the property and buy-to-let market post-lockdown

Submitted by Dean on 27 May, 2020 - 10:57 with 0 comment

As the UK housing market slowly unfurls back into action following the latest Government advice for certain businesses, industry professionals have warned that rebooting the market won’t be a quick process.

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Applying for the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

Submitted by Dean on 19 May, 2020 - 11:25 with 0 comment

With this Government-backed loan, eligible businesses will have access to loans of up to £50,000 or 25% of your annual turnover, whichever is lowest. You will not need to make any payments for this loan for the first 12 months and the Government will fund the first 12 months of interest.

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Could virtual offices be the future?

Submitted by Dean on 18 May, 2020 - 09:00 with 0 comment

With most office workers currently working from home, many businesses are seeing this as the catalyst towards taking the plunge towards making their business fully virtual.

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Answering your furlough FAQs

Submitted by Dean on 15 May, 2020 - 13:08 with 0 comment

On the 12th May 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the current furlough scheme will be extended by 4 months up until October.

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The rise of video conferencing hacking

Submitted by Dean on 7 May, 2020 - 12:22 with 0 comment

As we have transformed our way of working across the nation over the past couple of months, video conferencing has become the norm when it comes to holding both business meetings and personal catch-ups.

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Retaining client trust during COVID-19

Submitted by Dean on 5 May, 2020 - 12:29 with 0 comment

As the Government enters into talks about how businesses can start to reopen in the coming months while avoiding a second wave of the virus, businesses across the UK have some big decisions to make.

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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 of the FAW Trust

Official Insurance Partner of the WSA

Member of British Insurance Brokers Association