ARAG Legal Services

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.

Mock trial training document

Have you ever wondered what happens if a legal claim goes to mediation, or even to trial? Following on from ARAG’s commercial contract mock mediation and trial event, this training document includes the legal information provided by the claimant and defendant’s solicitors.

Training made easy

To ensure your customers have 24/7 assistance when facing issues related to cold weather, home emergency insurance is the obvious, cost effective choice. ARAG’s new EduMe training module can talk you through all the benefits of our cover in helping customers resolve stressful domestic emergencies.

One step ahead of new IR35 rules

Private sector businesses face an important change in legislation, when the responsibility for determining the employment status of ‘off-payroll’ workers shifts to the ‘end client’. This article outlines the implications of IR35 and how businesses can mitigate the risks of a dispute.

The ability pay gap

Analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals the pay gap between disabled and non-disabled employees in the UK. In this blog, Lesley Attu, Product Development Manager at ARAG sheds light on the findings and highlights some key points to emerge from the ONS report.

ARAG launches in Ireland

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.

All change for landlords

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.

ACSO to stand up for justice

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.