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.
It has been more than 18 months since the employment tribunal fee regime was ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court. This article assesses whether fees for employment tribunal claims are likely to be re-introduced in the near future, as well as the potential impact of the government’s Good Work Plan.
The huge IT failure experienced in January, which delayed trials up and down the country, was just a symptom of a much wider malaise that has made it ever harder for people to obtain legal advice and, ultimately, to access justice. Download this short article to find out more.
Legal aid is viewed as one of the three pillars of the welfare state vision. However, with access to justice being cut, research from ARAG shows telephone legal advice running at 85% higher volumes than five years ago. This article highlights why the need for helplines is unequivocal.
Parents are being warned that they could unknowingly be legally liable for some credit card expenditure that their children make using card details stored in games console accounts. This article highlights the potential risks and provides advice to individuals affected.
The rise of the #metoo movement and the abolition of employment tribunal fees could combine to produce a sharp increase in sexual harassment claims in the wake of this year’s round of Christmas parties. This article highlights ARAG’s four point plan to avoid harassment claims arising.
ARAG recently took part in a study to explore the design of products for the gig economy. This short article briefly highlights how ARAG applied learnings from the study to design Family Legal Solutions and Home Emergency Assistance products for hosting services on behalf of Acorn Insurance.
ARAG is now able to help its customers improve their legal expenses insurance knowledge and expertise via our new online training platform. Download this content to find out more about the modules covered and for a link to register your interest.
ARAG's news bulletin covers the latest developments impacting the legal expenses insurance field. Topics covered: underwriter failures; compensation culture; clinical negligence premiums; the Civil Liabilities Bill; industrial disease; events and charity fundraising.
What do you buy the high net worth individual who has everything? By highlighting specific examples, ARAG’s Andy Talbot explains why legal expenses insurance tailored to suit the heightened and varied demands of the high net worth market is essential, to ensure such clients are fully covered.
Legal expenses insurance is now a key part of the business proposition for many insurance brokers, but are there sufficient levels of understanding? To gain a greater understanding of the sector, Insurance Post and LEI provider ARAG recently conducted a major research project with brokers.