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Handy Tips

Office health check

Submitted by Dean on 1 September, 2019 - 05:11 with 0 comment

What do we need to be productive in our work lives? We need the right tools which in a typical office setting would inevitable include a computer and phone, and the right personal qualities – skills, knowledge, motivation.

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How to stay productive when it’s sunny

Submitted by Dean on 27 August, 2019 - 14:53 with 0 comment

As well as pre-booked summer holidays, unplanned absences tend to spike during warm weather. These days off, which are most likely to be on Mondays, Fridays and the day before holidays, are noted to reduce productivity by a whopping 36.6%.

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Five home security tips you may not have considered

Submitted by Dean on 8 August, 2019 - 13:34 with 0 comment

From simple vigilance when locking your doors and windows, to more advanced solutions such as motion-sensitive lighting and burglar alarms; when it comes to securing your home, there are plenty of solutions available.

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5 insurance twists that could catch you out

Submitted by Dean on 7 August, 2019 - 13:24 with 0 comment

Consumer watchdog Which?’s recent survey saw 49% of respondents identifying insurance as either ‘fairly’ or ‘very’ difficult to understand. 40% admitted to just skipping rather than reading the terms and conditions for their car insurance, and 39% did the same for home insurance.

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How much is your mobile really worth?

Submitted by Matthew on 28 June, 2019 - 09:15 with 0 comment

Since the iPhone was released in 2007, Apple Inc. has released 13 upgraded models through to 2017. While the original models may garner more attention due to nostalgia, the iPhone 3GS will now get you around £20, if you’re lucky.

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The most searched insurance questions...answered

Submitted by Matthew on 26 June, 2019 - 08:33 with 0 comment

Insurance can feel like opening doors behind doors behind doors. Unlike almost every other product you buy, you don’t feel the benefit of insurance until something bad happens. And while we all need insurance, we buy it hoping we don’t have to use it.

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Should you insure your engagement ring?

Submitted by Matthew on 24 June, 2019 - 09:10 with 0 comment

Your significant other has popped the question and presented you with a beautiful ring for you to wear as a symbol of your commitment. But what happens if you damage your treasured ring? Or it’s lost or stolen?

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Have you checked your carbon monoxide alarm recently?

Submitted by Dean on 3 June, 2019 - 11:28 with 0 comment

Known as ‘the silent killer’, accidental carbon monoxide poisoning causes around 60 deaths in the UK every year throughout England and Wales. One in 10 adults in Britain has experienced some degree of carbon monoxide poisoning in their homes.

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How to deal with a car breakdown abroad

Submitted by Dean on 13 May, 2019 - 12:34 with 0 comment

Driving abroad is a great way to allow you more independence when travelling and can make getting around when you’re there much easier.

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10 reasons for directors & officers insurance

Submitted by Dean on 11 May, 2019 - 12:51 with 0 comment

“Isn’t directors & officers insurance only for those running publicly traded or very large businesses?”

“I’m never going to be in the position where I could be sued by one of my employees or stakeholders.”

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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.

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15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
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