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Summer is on it's way - Be Sting Aware

Submitted by Dean on 22 March, 2021 - 17:18 with 0 comment

For most of us, while a sting can be painful and unpleasant, it’s pretty harmless and a minor irritation. But some people are allergic to stings and for them the consequences can be very serious, as Dr Emma-Jane Down explains.

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Recovering from surgery in competitive sports

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2021 - 09:00 with 0 comment

Prior to his second hip operation, Andy Murray expressed fears that his tennis career was over. Yet, less than 6 months after the operation, he confirmed he would be partnering up with Serena Williams to play mixed doubles in Wimbledon.

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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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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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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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Running back to fitness

Submitted by Dean on 12 October, 2020 - 10:37 with 0 comment

Running is a simple and effective physical activity that almost all of us can get started on straightaway, says personal fitness trainer Lucy Wyndham-Read.

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Addressing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in the workplace

Submitted by Dean on 12 October, 2020 - 10:27 with 0 comment

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression which peaks seasonally, becoming most apparent in the winter months. The cause of SAD isn’t completely understood, however.

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Supporting employees through financial stress

Submitted by Dean on 22 June, 2020 - 12:10 with 0 comment

The coronavirus has had a huge impact on people across the UK, with a huge factor being their level of financial stability.

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7 steps to deal with loneliness

Submitted by Dean on 24 March, 2020 - 14:14 with 0 comment

‘Loneliness is an issue that can affect the physical and mental wellbeing of people of all ages.

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Reasons to be cheerful amidst COVID-19

Submitted by Dean on 24 March, 2020 - 13:24 with 0 comment

As we enter deeper into unchartered waters, COVID-19 is certainly testing our ability to rise to new challenges and face adversity during these unusual and isolating times. Amongst all of this, it’s worth remembering that this will pass.

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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