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How to check that your wireless router is secure from cyber criminals

Submitted by Dean on 31 July, 2021 - 11:23 with 0 comment

Despite routers becoming increasingly easy to use and configure, most people don’t amend the settings of their router having set their Wi-Fi name and password. Yet without updating your router and security settings, you could be leaving your router open to cybercriminals and malware.

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How reinsurance keeps insurers afloat in a catastrophe

Submitted by Dean on 10 July, 2021 - 06:14 with 0 comment

Following a major catastrophe, such as a natural disaster, an act of terrorism or something else, an insurer will then need to pay out for the resulting insured damages, all of which can amount to millions of pounds.

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Is your computer unwittingly part of a botnet?

Submitted by Dean on 9 June, 2021 - 10:42 with 0 comment

Malware has the potential to harm your computer in a number of ways, whether it be your PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet. A botnet is formed when the security of multiple computers is breached with the same strain of malware, forming a network of machines that the criminal can now remotely manage.

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Is it ever ok to leave your dog in a hot car?

Submitted by Dean on 1 June, 2021 - 05:25 with 0 comment

Summer in the UK can see soaring temperatures, along with unpredictable spikes in temperature. Dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, has warned that during the summer months, pet owners should avoid leaving animals in their cars, as even a matter of minutes can prove fatal.

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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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Promoting Within - A New Senior Account Broker for 2021

Submitted by Dean on 4 January, 2021 - 11:32 with 0 comment

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants has started the New Year off with the appointment of a Senior Account Broker.

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Christmas Opening Hours 2020

Submitted by Dean on 22 December, 2020 - 12:42 with 0 comment
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Tech jargon buster

Technology jargon buster: 101

Submitted by Dean on 21 September, 2020 - 12:47 with 0 comment

Do you know your GIFs from your Gigabytes? To you, does RAM still bring up connotations of a sheep rather than computer memory? If you’re not up to date with technological lingo, you’re not alone.

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High court rules in favour of policyholders in FCA case

Submitted by Dean on 21 September, 2020 - 12:42 with 0 comment

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on major disruption for business owners in the UK, through widespread closures and a flurry of new safety practices and regulations upon reopening.

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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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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