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Wellbeing

Recovering from surgery in competitive sports

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2021 - 09:00 with 0 comment

Prior to his second hip operation, Andy Murray expressed fears that his tennis career was over. Yet, less than 6 months after the operation, he confirmed he would be partnering up with Serena Williams to play mixed doubles in Wimbledon.

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Seven tips to help you have a better night’s sleep

Submitted by Dean on 4 February, 2021 - 06:54 with 0 comment

Sleep; it’s something we do every night without really thinking, but it’s amazing how off our game we can feel if we don’t catch our 40 winks. In fact, according to the NHS, one in three of us suffers from poor sleep.

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Starting the mental health conversation virtually

Submitted by Dean on 21 January, 2021 - 09:06 with 0 comment

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy. And when these conversations need to happen remotely, this can get even more tricky to navigate. As the coronvirus pandemic rages on and we’re continuing to face isolation and uncertainty, more than half of adults and over two

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Government furlough scheme is extended until March

Submitted by Dean on 9 November, 2020 - 12:13 with 0 comment

Since it started in March this year, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or the furlough scheme has been extended a number of times to align with Government decisions made surrounding lockdown.

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Running back to fitness

Submitted by Dean on 12 October, 2020 - 10:37 with 0 comment

Running is a simple and effective physical activity that almost all of us can get started on straightaway, says personal fitness trainer Lucy Wyndham-Read.

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Addressing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in the workplace

Submitted by Dean on 12 October, 2020 - 10:27 with 0 comment

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression which peaks seasonally, becoming most apparent in the winter months. The cause of SAD isn’t completely understood, however.

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Preparing your business against the second wave

Submitted by Dean on 28 September, 2020 - 10:53 with 0 comment

While speculation continues and the Government determines how to best tackle rising coronavirus figures in the UK, here’s what you can do to protect your business.

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How to hack-proof your smartphone

Submitted by Dean on 21 September, 2020 - 13:36 with 0 comment

To access your personal stored information, including bank details and your address, all a hacker needs is your phone. If this is not adequately secured, their mission is even easier. Of the principle causes of security breaches, unsecured mobile phones are among the top seven.

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Was the Eat Out to Help Out scheme a success?

Submitted by Dean on 14 September, 2020 - 12:15 with 0 comment

Sometimes discounts can seem too good to be true. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

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How local lockdowns could affect you

Submitted by Dean on 17 August, 2020 - 13:10 with 0 comment

Despite the Government having eased the nationwide lockdown, we’re seeing an increasing number of localised lockdowns being enforced up and down the UK.

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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

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