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Pancake day fire safety tips

Submitted by Dean on 31 January, 2021 - 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.

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

Submitted by Dean on 22 January, 2021 - 10:00 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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Your guide to the hard market

Submitted by Dean on 20 January, 2021 - 09:29 with 0 comment

You may have heard that the insurance industry is entering a hard market period, but what does that actually mean? Insurance is cyclical. Just like how the seasons change, the market fluctuates, with each insurance ‘season’ lasting anywhere between two to 10 years.

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Insurance trends set for 2021

Submitted by Dean on 18 January, 2021 - 17:14 with 0 comment

While 2020 hasn’t come without its challenges, by forcing businesses into developing a new relationship with technology, the pandemic has significantly helped to drive huge change in a range of industries, including insurance. We take a look at the predicted insurance trends for 2021.

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Driving in the EU in 2021? Then you need a Green Card!

Submitted by Dean on 17 January, 2021 - 10:40 with 0 comment

While the Coronavirus pandemic has dominated much of the headlines of 2020, as the end of the year is fast approaching, another major event that should be on our minds now is Brexit.

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Are you taking part in Dry January 2021?

Submitted by Dean on 16 January, 2021 - 11:41 with 0 comment

At Watkin Davies we’ve all been frantically scribbling down our New Year’s Resolutions, most of which we are well aware could go out of the window pretty quickly. But when the subject of Dry January came up, it got us thinking.

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The truth about VAT and your insurance

Submitted by Dean on 15 January, 2021 - 11:00 with 0 comment

Have you ever wondered if your insurance premium includes VAT? Maybe it’s not something you’ve considered before. Actually, insurance is a service which does NOT include VAT as it is subject to a different type of tax. This is called the Insurance Premium Tax or IPT.

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What you need to know about your digital footprint

Submitted by Dean on 13 January, 2021 - 11:17 with 0 comment

The explosive growth of our digital lives is consuming energy at a phenomenal rate – with potentially disastrous consequences for the climate.

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Is your Home Insurance ready for Christmas?

Submitted by Dean on 22 December, 2020 - 10:22 with 0 comment

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Christmas?

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Movie Liability: Missed insurance claims in Tinseltown

Submitted by Dean on 14 December, 2020 - 17:32 with 0 comment

Is Christmas really Christmas without the classic films that seem to have been with us forever? There are few better feelings over the festive period than cosying up with snacks in front of our favourite flicks.

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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