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Your Halloween Survival Guide: Keep your home safe this ‘All Hallows Eve

Submitted by Dean on 28 September, 2020 - 11:47 with 0 comment

Halloween can be traced back as far as the ancient festival of Samhain when, on the 31st of October, the ghosts of the dead would revisit the mortal world. To ward off any evil spirits in their midst, large bonfires were lit in each village.

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Is your caravan wrapped up for winter?

Submitted by Dean on 28 September, 2020 - 11:10 with 0 comment

If your caravan is damaged due to lack of maintenance or has been victim to general wear and tear, you will not be able to claim for this on your insurance policy. The good news is that with thorough preparation you should be able to keep your caravan in tiptop condition for the new season.

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Could this be the end of the insurance ‘loyalty penalty’?

Submitted by Dean on 28 September, 2020 - 11:00 with 0 comment

When it comes to a wide range of services on the consumer market, loyalty is undervalued. Customers may find that if they stick with the same company year-on-year, they will end up getting charged a lot more than someone who frequently switches.

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Do tenants need Contents Insurance?

Submitted by Dean on 1 September, 2020 - 14:38 with 0 comment

As a tenant, you expect your landlord to take responsibility for the building in which you live, after all – it’s their property at the end of the day.

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Does your insurance cover for a courtesy car?

Submitted by Dean on 1 September, 2020 - 14:33 with 0 comment

Every Car Insurance policy is different. Often when it comes to comprehensive cover, even if your insurer does include the option for a 14-day replacement vehicle, this will not be applicable if it was stolen or written-off. Would you be able to operate without a car during this period?

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Dealing with social media defamation

Submitted by Dean on 10 August, 2020 - 13:01 with 0 comment

As quickly as social media can build people up, it can tear them down just as fast. Where platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram can all be platforms for good, equally, they can be used to post comments targeting individuals in an attempt to tarnish their reputation.

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Is your vehicle MOT ready?

Submitted by Dean on 3 August, 2020 - 12:00 with 0 comment

When lockdown first began, the Government took steps to protect both drivers and motor traders by extending all MOTs due from March 30 by six months.

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Why supporting local farmers is more important than ever

Submitted by Dean on 27 July, 2020 - 13:04 with 0 comment

COVID-19 has presented a whole host of issues for farmers across the industry.

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The most searched insurance questions - Answered

Submitted by Dean on 20 July, 2020 - 11:24 with 0 comment

Insurance can feel like opening doors behind doors behind doors. Unlike almost every other product you buy, you don’t feel the benefit of insurance until something bad happens. And while we all need insurance, we buy it hoping we don’t have to use it.

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Urban Unbundling: Can cities expect a residential exodus?

Submitted by Dean on 10 July, 2020 - 14:12 with 0 comment

Since the world was plunged into lockdown, homeowners have been given more time to reflect on their new pace of life and the changes they want to see moving forwards.

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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