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A third of British skiers hit slopes without checking travel cover

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2022 - 11:26 with 0 comment

Winter holidays conjure cosy images of powdery snow, tree-topped mountains, rosy cheeks and marshmallow-blanketed hot chocolate in an alpine lodge… and a festive pair of crutches?

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Holiday home insurance: Q&A

Submitted by Dean on 19 August, 2022 - 11:30 with 0 comment

Owning a second home is a multi-faceted venture. It can be a getaway for you and your family when Blighty gets the better of you, providing winter sun or summer shade. For business heads, house ownership is a solid investment regardless of what you plan on doing with it.

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Pay by miles insurance

Could you benefit from pay-by-mile Car Insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 17 August, 2022 - 14:44 with 0 comment

Traditional Car Insurance isn’t designed to benefit low mileage drivers. Infact, millions of motorists around the UK who drive fewer than 7,000 miles per year are paying significantly more than those who spend more time on the road.

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Home Vs. 2nd Home Insurance: Differences and Similarities

Submitted by Dean on 17 August, 2022 - 05:36 with 0 comment

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people who have a second home which you don’t rent out as someone else’s residence, it’s important for you to know where your primary home insurance policy differs, and how it’s the same.

The similarities

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Twelve examples of climate-conscious architecture

Submitted by Dean on 15 August, 2022 - 15:34 with 0 comment

Santorini Architecture
The island of Santorini in the Mediterranean is famous for the limestone whitewashed houses that reflect the sun’s scorching heat. Small windows and doors, and thick plaster walls, also keep rooms cool.

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Office health check

Submitted by Dean on 11 August, 2022 - 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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Cancelling an event without damaging your reputation

Submitted by Dean on 8 August, 2022 - 13:49 with 0 comment

Whether it’s due to a natural disaster, delayed travel, venue cancellation or your entertainment pulling out at the last minute, you’ll likely face backlash if your event cannot go ahead. 

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Got yourself a new mortgage? What protection do you need?

Submitted by Dean on 8 August, 2022 - 12:46 with 0 comment

There are many products that you can consider when taking a new mortgage, and not all will be appropriate or necessary, so it is important to tailor the best cover to your personal circumstances. Here is a summary of what options you should consider and why some are not relevant:

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Tradesmen – Defend yourselves against scammers

Submitted by Dean on 5 August, 2022 - 11:37 with 0 comment

Cyber-crime is one of the biggest problems facing businesses in the present day, with hackers attempting both rudimentary and more sophisticated methods to infiltrate your systems and data.

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The boycott sugar movement: Is your workplace ready?

Submitted by Dean on 2 August, 2022 - 14:36 with 0 comment

Doctors have called for a workplace ban on the sales of sugary drinks after a study at the University of California found that the halt of sales of ‘fizzy pop’ at the canteen reduced staff’s sugar intake by nearly half.

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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 5.00pm
Sat: Closed
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