Health

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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Helping the elderly stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic

Submitted by Dean on 24 March, 2020 - 12:44 with 0 comment

As we look to protect older generations, those at heightened risk are being encouraged to self-isolate to avoid exposure to COVID-19.

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Cancellation cover and travel insurance – explained

Submitted by Dean on 12 March, 2020 - 11:52 with 0 comment

Cancellation cover is common in travel insurance policies, but not a given. Even if it is in place, the insurer will only reimburse lost funds if the holiday is cancelled due to “reasons beyond your control.”

What could these include?

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Coronavirus and business insurance – what you should know

Submitted by Dean on 12 March, 2020 - 10:30 with 0 comment

On Wednesday 4 March, the government said it would declare coronavirus a “notifiable disease”, something which is required by most insurance policies in order to payout.

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Stay healthy on holiday

Submitted by Dean on 5 March, 2020 - 13:16 with 0 comment

A bit of forward planning before a holiday can go a long way towards preventing health problems and preparing for any that do occur, so that the time abroad can be enjoyed without being interrupted or ruined by ill health.

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Is the world going into lockdown? How the coronavirus is triggering event cancellations

Submitted by Dean on 27 February, 2020 - 11:17 with 0 comment

*This article was updated on 16/03/2020

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Mental health & insurance cover

Submitted by Dean on 26 February, 2020 - 12:06 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 starts 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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Here’s why your employees are ‘pulling sickies’

Submitted by Dean on 11 February, 2020 - 10:20 with 0 comment

Aside from the obvious – that the reason your employee gave is genuine –, there are countless explanations as to why your employees would bend the truth when taking a sick day. We take a look at some of the top reasons below.

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Starting the mental health conversation in the workplace

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2020 - 10:48 with 0 comment

When it comes to mental health, it can be difficult to find the right words to comfort someone who’s suffering. While most of us know to avoid saying things like ‘just snap out of it’ or ‘focus on the good things,’ the fact is that saying nothing at all can be just as, if not more detrimental.

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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

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