For more than 80 years, ARAG has evolved into a versatile quality insurer with a focus on national and international legal insurance. ARAG employs 3,500 staff and operates successfully in 17 countries, including the United States, and holds a leading position in many international legal insurance markets. The ARAG Group reported total revenue and premium income of 1.73 billion EUR in fiscal year 2016.
A landmark Court of Appeal judgment that has provided much-needed clarity about how holiday pay should be calculated for certain types of worker, was brought using a group legal expenses insurance policy. This short article briefly outlines the implications of the judgment.
The Annual Report of HM Courts & Tribunal Service was published on the 18th of July. In this blog, Lesley Attu, product development manager at ARAG shares her observations of the report. Topics covered: county court claims; employment tribunal cases; data protection; gender equality.
The ARAG Group moves into its 18th country with the internationalisation of its legal insurance business and is now about to launch operations in Ireland, after agreeing to acquire the Irish business operations of DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Limited in the Republic of Ireland.
A fair bit of landlord and tenant law has been introduced since our Autumn edition of the RAG. This short article briefly highlights some of the latest developments impacting tenant protection which are relevant to brokers and their clients.
At the end of March, ARAG was proud to join like-minded businesses and other organisations that share a common goal in preserving access to justice in the UK as a founder member of ACSO, the Association of Consumer Support Organisations. Underwriting & Marketing Director David Haynes explains why.
It is no secret that austerity has had a significant impact on most people’s ability to get justice. This short article highlights how drivers are the latest group to be hit by legislation and how the Civil Liability Bill will impact all motorists.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have published guidance for tenants, landlords and local authorities on the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018. This blog outlines the implications for landlords.
As experts in the fields of insurance and legal expenses in particular, ARAG is now able to help its customers improve their own knowledge and expertise via our new online training platform. This one page guide highlights the modules covered via ARAG’s EduMe online training platform.
GPs and medical professionals are exposed to very particular legal insurance risks that arise from the intensively pressured environment they work in. This article focuses on ARAG’s new products, including its individual Fitness to Practice policy which is available for distribution through brokers.
After years of debate, the Civil Liability Bill passed into law at the very end of 2018, with the implementation scheduled for April 2020. This short article answers some key questions for brokers and their motor clients.