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Has your unoccupancy cover changed?

Submitted by Dean on 13 March, 2021 - 11:18 with 0 comment

The continued restrictions that have been put in place to fight the coronavirus have had a drastic impact on UK businesses, particularly within the retail, food, leisure, and hospitality sectors.

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Driving customer engagement over COVID-19

Submitted by Dean on 7 February, 2021 - 10:09 with 0 comment

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, 1 in 3 businesses say that maintaining customer engagement has been their biggest challenge while adapting to new ways of working, according to telecommunications provider Esendex.

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The landlord rent crisis: Navigating a pandemic

Submitted by Dean on 5 February, 2021 - 08:06 with 0 comment

As the cost of rent continues to rise across the UK during the coronavirus, tenants are increasingly struggling to keep up.

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Seven tips to help you have a better night’s sleep

Submitted by Dean on 4 February, 2021 - 06:54 with 0 comment

Sleep; it’s something we do every night without really thinking, but it’s amazing how off our game we can feel if we don’t catch our 40 winks. In fact, according to the NHS, one in three of us suffers from poor sleep.

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

Submitted by Dean on 30 January, 2021 - 09:57 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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Mental health and insurance – what to look out for

Submitted by Dean on 29 January, 2021 - 09:04 with 0 comment

In the UK, 1 in 4 of us will suffer from a mental health condition at some time in our life. As society continues to recognise the struggles of dealing with short-term or long-term depression, we ask – is the insurance industry on board?

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How secure is your Wi-Fi?

Submitted by Dean on 27 January, 2021 - 08:44 with 0 comment

Despite routers becoming increasingly easy to use and configure, most people don’t amend the settings of their router having set their Wi-Fi name and password. Yet without updating your router and security settings, you could be leaving your router open to cybercriminals and malware.

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Starting the mental health conversation virtually

Submitted by Dean on 21 January, 2021 - 09:06 with 0 comment

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy. And when these conversations need to happen remotely, this can get even more tricky to navigate. As the coronvirus pandemic rages on and we’re continuing to face isolation and uncertainty, more than half of adults and over two

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What support is available to the retail, hospitality and leisure industries during lockdown 3.0?

Submitted by Dean on 8 January, 2021 - 10:22 with 0 comment

While many of us breathed a sigh of relief as 2020 came to an end, the calm in the storm didn’t last long. Only days later, Boris Johnson introduced a new nationwide lockdown which could remain in place until the end of March as it stands.

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Government furlough scheme is extended until March

Submitted by Dean on 9 November, 2020 - 12:13 with 0 comment

Since it started in March this year, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or the furlough scheme has been extended a number of times to align with Government decisions made surrounding lockdown.

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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: 9.30am 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