Winter

Be a confident driver this winter

Submitted by Dean on 7 November, 2022 - 12:48 with 0 comment

Car insurance is not only a legal requirement, but it can be very helpful for breakdown recovery and collisions caused by bad weather. It’s not a miracle worker though, and the best car insurance policy in the world can’t prevent you from running into problems in the first place.

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Staying safe when using fireworks

Submitted by Dean on 1 November, 2022 - 16:21 with 0 comment

Halloween and Bonfire Night, and the days running up to them, are traditionally some of the busiest nights of the year for the police, the fire brigade and other agencies.

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Road safety in the winter months ahead

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2022 - 16:58 with 0 comment

With the clocks going back this Sunday 30th October at 2am, this marks the end of British summertime. It also means the road conditions are changing, so it’s important that your customers take extra care and attention to reduce risk this winter.

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

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2022 - 16:34 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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Protect your livestock against fireworks this autumn

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2022 - 11:09 with 0 comment

While under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, it is illegal to light fireworks near fields or homes containing horses and livestock due to the loud noises they emit and those evading the law, this doesn’t always stop people.

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Attack of the autumn leaves – Avoiding blocked drains

Submitted by Dean on 28 September, 2022 - 12:54 with 0 comment

Autumn is upon us, the nights are drawing in and we’re begrudgingly packing away our shorts and flip-flops for another year in place of cosy jumpers, winter coats and knitted scarves. Whilst autumn has its upsides, those crispy golden leaves can become quite a nuisance.

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Home insurance for Boilers

Winter is coming: is your boiler ship-shape?

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2022 - 12:26 with 0 comment

It’s Christmas day, and you wake up to open your presents. Brrr! It’s cold! You go to put the boiler on, only to realise that it’s not working. What do you do? Probably panic. You can avoid this worst-case-scenario by getting your boiler checked before winter is in full swing.

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Protecting construction workers against cold stress

Submitted by Dean on 26 September, 2022 - 09:32 with 0 comment

Whilst many of us have the option to turn the heating up when cold weather stikes, wear a few extra layers and supply both ourselves and our co-workers with a constant stream of hot drinks, construction workers must face the elements head-on.

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Christmas Opening Hours 2021

Submitted by Dean on 21 December, 2021 - 11:04 with 0 comment

From everyone at Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants, we would like to wish all our clients and customers a very Merry Christmas and happy new year!

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How to protect your immune system this winter

Submitted by Dean on 30 November, 2021 - 14:01 with 0 comment

According to The Independent, cold and flu cases are expected to rise sharply this winter. While lockdown last year meant most of us were largely free from the common cold as we kept inside, it also means that this winter’s virus pool is likely to be larger.

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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.

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15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
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Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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