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Landlords

What makes a good landlord? Here are 6 top tips

Submitted by Dean on 31 August, 2021 - 15:34 with 0 comment

Stepping onto the property ladder is becoming increasingly difficult and figures suggest many millennials will rent for the rest of their lives.

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3 hot weather problems for landlords

Submitted by Dean on 31 August, 2021 - 13:57 with 0 comment

Property issues never take a holiday, and summer can throw up its own set of problems for landlords.

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Preparing for summer storms

Submitted by Dean on 31 August, 2021 - 13:13 with 0 comment

While weather forecasting has improved significantly throughout the years, there is still little warning of when and where localised flash flooding may take place.

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Property storm advice as UK could face Storm Fleur

Submitted by Dean on 9 August, 2021 - 10:25 with 0 comment

Storm Evert hit the UK in the last week of July, causing disruption in the South West of England and Wales. With many thunderstorm and rain warnings in place across Northern Ireland, Scotland and the North of England, the Met Office may name Storm Fleur this week.

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1 in 7 renters “bend” tenancy rules

Submitted by Dean on 2 August, 2021 - 13:31 with 0 comment

Rules are made to be broken, right? That’s certainly implied by 1 in 7 renters, who admit to “bending” the rules of their tenancy agreement.

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Protecting your business in the hard market

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 12:47 with 0 comment

The effect that Covid-19 has had on businesses, whether directly or indirectly, is immeasurable, and the insurance industry hasn’t gone unscathed. As Oliver Bate, CEO of Allianz, put it, “the virus has hit insurers like a meteorite”.

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Do I really need terrorism insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 12 June, 2021 - 13:01 with 0 comment

We know that no building is exempt in a terrorist attack and the businesses and property owners we help protect know this too.

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Modern methods of construction add to arson and hot works fire risks

Submitted by Dean on 22 March, 2021 - 16:55 with 0 comment

Arson and hot works are among the most common causes of fire in the UK, whilst modern methods of construction are also a leading factor in many fires. With this as a backdrop, businesses and organisations need to manage and mitigate the risks.

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Are we building too many homes?

Submitted by Dean on 10 March, 2021 - 08:28 with 0 comment

A slow drive through a British town or city usually reveals the construction of a whole new estate, or several in many cases. It’s the result of a crisis Britain has been going through for what feels like decades.

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Landlords should no longer stop tenants from keeping pets – here’s why

Submitted by Dean on 2 March, 2021 - 10:38 with 0 comment

To date, only seven per cent of landlords advertise their properties as ‘pet -friendly’ with many others enforcing a blanket ban on all pets, regardless of their species, size or nature.

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About Us

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd 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