Wellbeing

Here’s why your employees are ‘pulling sickies’

Submitted by Dean on 11 February, 2020 - 10:20 with 0 comment

Aside from the obvious – that the reason your employee gave is genuine –, there are countless explanations as to why your employees would bend the truth when taking a sick day. We take a look at some of the top reasons below.

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Starting the mental health conversation in the workplace

Submitted by Dean on 6 February, 2020 - 10:48 with 0 comment

When it comes to mental health, it can be difficult to find the right words to comfort someone who’s suffering. While most of us know to avoid saying things like ‘just snap out of it’ or ‘focus on the good things,’ the fact is that saying nothing at all can be just as, if not more detrimental.

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Embracing the plant power way for Veganuary and beyond

Submitted by Dean on 16 January, 2020 - 10:34 with 0 comment

There are multiple reasons that someone might turn their back on eating meat. It could be for health reasons, to stand up for animal rights or, increasingly, because of growing concerns around the climate crisis; or perhaps a combination of all three.

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Food and Drink Trends for 2020

Submitted by Dean on 9 January, 2020 - 12:24 with 0 comment

In THP’s fifth Flavour & Trend Forecast for 2020, they have made some predictions for the following years’ food and drink trends.

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Brussels sprouts; a great British love affair

Submitted by Dean on 10 December, 2019 - 11:54 with 0 comment

Brussels sprouts are a vegetable that tends to split opinion. Whilst many of us couldn’t imagine a Christmas dinner without them, others are still recovering from the childhood trauma of being forced to eat them.

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The rise of the boutique gym

Submitted by Dean on 5 December, 2019 - 13:05 with 0 comment

The UK wellness and fitness market is set to grow from £17.bn in 2010 to £22.8bn in 2020. As the sector continues to grow, new entrants and existing fitness chains alike are having to diversify their offering to give customers something different and stand them apart from the crowd.

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Risky Business - Insurance For Sport In Wales

Submitted by Dean on 25 October, 2019 - 14:28 with 0 comment

Read our latest City Life magazine interview where we discuss the our latest insurance for sport offerings #InsuranceForSport, read the full article below:

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What you need to do if your charity is changing

Submitted by Dean on 10 October, 2019 - 11:27 with 0 comment

Is your charity going through a period of change? Make sure that everything is up-to-date and in order with these essential guidelines…

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Exercise and mental health benefits

Submitted by Dean on 11 September, 2019 - 10:51 with 0 comment

We all know the physical benefits that come with being active; from a healthy heart, improved circulation and keeping in shape, but what about the effects on our mental well-being? Can exercise really help develop resilience, improve low moods and boost self-esteem?

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Top 10 exercises for a healthy back

Submitted by Dean on 10 September, 2019 - 04:39 with 0 comment

A modern problem

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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.

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226
Opening Hours
Mon-Fri: 9am to 5.00pm
Sat: Closed
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