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The main event

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 16:49 with 0 comment

The events industry has undeniably been one of the worst affected by Covid-19, with hundreds of thousands of events being cancelled or postponed during the pandemic.

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Case study: funds transfer fraud

Submitted by Dean on 26 July, 2021 - 15:42 with 0 comment

Funds transfer fraud – whereby fraudsters dupe innocent businesses and individuals into transferring what they believe are legitimate payments to fraudulent bank accounts – is becoming an increasingly common problem for most modern organisations.

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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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High ‘flood risk areas’ in the UK

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:45 with 0 comment

As an island, with many coastal and riverside regions, the UK is naturally prone to flooding. The increased frequency of extreme weather events, urban development, and pressure of climate change have made flooding happen more often and with worse consequences.

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Can employers force their employees to have the COVID-19 vaccination?

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:31 with 0 comment

The current success of the vaccine roll-out brings hope to businesses that normal operations could soon resume. However, while having a high proportion of vaccinated employees would be advantageous for employers to resume business as usual, it is also clear that not every worker will want to.

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Travel safety and security tips

Submitted by Dean on 12 July, 2021 - 10:27 with 0 comment

Travel safety and security tips

The majority of crimes are as a result of opportunists and fraudsters exploiting the good will of businesses, locals and holiday makers alike.

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The insurance minefield of travelling with a pre-existing medical condition

Submitted by Dean on 11 July, 2021 - 17:19 with 0 comment

In the UK there are over 15 million people with long-standing health conditions who are finding it increasingly difficult to source affordable travel insurance. This figure is expected to rise to 18 million in the next decade.

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Fishy Business – Are you 'fin'sured against ornamental fish theft?

Submitted by Dean on 8 July, 2021 - 10:09 with 0 comment

Certain species of fish are increasingly becoming a target for thieves due to their hefty price tag, accessibility and lack of traceability. Such a theft can be distressing for their owners.

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Thinking of a garden office? Here are three things to consider

Submitted by Dean on 6 July, 2021 - 17:11 with 0 comment

It’s often said that living quarters and working areas should be kept entirely separate to strike the right balance between productivity on the job and a happy home life.

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Does the future of security lie in the palm of your hand?

Submitted by Dean on 4 July, 2021 - 11:46 with 0 comment

The term biohacking is increasingly bandied around various sectors in a multitude of capacities and it looks like it may soon become part of mainstream culture.

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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