Take action against fly-tipping on your land

Submitted by Dean on 28 February, 2020 - 12:14 with 0 comment

Fly-tipping is defined as the illegal dumping of waste, the scale of which can vary between a few bin-bags to an entire truckload. This a growing problem in the UK and the motivations behind the crime can’t always be clearly determined.

Continue Reading

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?

Continue Reading

The meaning behind Shrove Tuesday

Submitted by Dean on 25 February, 2020 - 12:03 with 0 comment

Whilst many of us like to enjoy Pancake Day feasting on our favourite sweet or savoury concoctions, the event remains an important date in the calendar for Christians over the world.

The origins of Shrove Tuesday

Continue Reading

Pancake day fire safety tips

Submitted by Dean on 24 February, 2020 - 05:59 with 0 comment

The national day of gluttony is fast approaching; otherwise known as Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday. Pancake day is a national tradition which sees families using up all their treats in the kitchen cupboards in preparation for lent.

Continue Reading

Are price comparison sites pushing up the cost of insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 7 February, 2020 - 10:27 with 0 comment

Have you ever used a price comparison site? Most people have, as, on the surface, they look like they’re showing you the best value insurance quotes on the market.

Continue Reading

Is your car a classic yet?

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2020 - 13:03 with 0 comment

Car manufacturers will often boast the launch of an “instant classic” fully in the knowledge that cars need to be around 20 years or older to be deemed a “classic”. And that’s just for insurance purposes, depending on each provider.

Continue Reading

Why high net worth insurance will give you peace of mind

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2020 - 12:48 with 0 comment

Do you own high-value property or possessions? Do you enjoy expensive hobbies, such as collecting fine art or classic cars?

Continue Reading

Would you fly on a pilotless plane?

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2020 - 12:42 with 0 comment

Driverless trains, such as London’s DLR, have been around for a while, and now autonomous cars and unmanned drones have further boosted society’s acceptance of machine-operated technology. But would we be comfortable flying in a pilotless plane?

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Travelling post-Brexit: What British holidaymakers need to know

Submitted by Dean on 4 February, 2020 - 04:25 with 0 comment

With the Conservative election win signalling full steam ahead for Brexit, what does this mean for UK holidaymakers travelling to mainland Europe?

Continue Reading

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

Member of British Insurance Brokers Association