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What to consider when opening a pop-up store post lockdown

Submitted by Dean on 27 July, 2020 - 13:06 with 0 comment

Before COVID-19 struck worldwide, pop-up stores were thriving. But when the UK’s retail sector went into lockdown, pop-up stores did the same. 

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Why supporting local farmers is more important than ever

Submitted by Dean on 27 July, 2020 - 13:04 with 0 comment

COVID-19 has presented a whole host of issues for farmers across the industry.

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Should you join the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme?

Submitted by Dean on 27 July, 2020 - 13:01 with 0 comment

Earlier this month, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the upcoming Eat Out to Help Out Scheme which is aimed at encouraging people to eat out following lockdown.

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The latest on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Submitted by Dean on 20 July, 2020 - 10:51 with 0 comment

When the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was initially made available, its purpose was to issue grants to employers to ensure they could retain and continue to pay their staff despite having to close.

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Urban Unbundling: Can cities expect a residential exodus?

Submitted by Dean on 10 July, 2020 - 14:12 with 0 comment

Since the world was plunged into lockdown, homeowners have been given more time to reflect on their new pace of life and the changes they want to see moving forwards.

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Contact tracing and data protection: What the hospitality industry needs to know

Submitted by Dean on 10 July, 2020 - 14:07 with 0 comment

In June, the Government launched their contact tracing scheme which, equipped with 25,000 NHS contact tracers, aimed to track 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 a day.

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Going green in COVID-19 – Is now the time to buy an electric car?

Submitted by Dean on 10 July, 2020 - 13:51 with 0 comment

While it’s predicted that the car sales market will contract by 15% this year as a result of COVID-19, at the start of June it was reported that electric car sales had actually gained market share in Europe and this is likely to remain steady for the rest of the year.

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Travel Insurance and COVID-19: What you should know

Submitted by Dean on 6 July, 2020 - 09:32 with 0 comment

From the 6th July, the blanket restrictions which had previously been placed on non-essential travel will be relaxed for certain countries meaning that holidaymakers will not be required to quarantine for 14 days on their return.

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The landlord rent crisis: Navigating a pandemic

Submitted by Dean on 6 July, 2020 - 09:06 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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Getting your business ready for the 4th July

Submitted by Dean on 26 June, 2020 - 12:09 with 0 comment

In a move that much of the nation has been waiting for, individuals and businesses alike, the Government has now given the green light for more businesses to reopen on the 4th July, including restaurants, pubs and hairdressers.

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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