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.
We realise that these are exceptionally stressful times for anyone running a business and also trying to navigate swiftly changing legislation. ARAG has put together some information on the questions that are most often being asked by callers to our legal advice line at the moment.
As the Coronavirus continues and ARAG’s advisory team continue to answer your queries and worries, we thought that we would address Furlough and some of the key questions that may be worrying employees.
Lawyers have warned that the suspension of UK tax tribunal cases during the Covid-19 pandemic has caused businesses to fail and prolonged uncertainty for many taxpayers. In this content, Lesley Attu, product development manager at ARAG outlines the latest developments.
Included in the Coronavirus Act - and in the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act - is protection from eviction for commercial tenants that fail to pay their rent. This content briefly outlines the implications for commercial landlords and tenants.
The government recently produced a guidance document aimed at both landlords and tenants in the private and social rental sector, which focuses on the implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020. Featuring a link to the full guidance document, this article briefly outlines the scope of the guidance.
Business policyholders whose staff may be working remotely, many of them for the first time, can use two tools to help ensure that homeworking is legally compliant. Download this content to find out more about ARAG’s Homeworking Policy builder and Homeworker Risk Assessment tools.
Most people already understand that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic reaches far beyond just the physical health of those who may have been infected with the virus. All ARAG business policyholders have access to our confidential counselling helpline. Download this content for more information.
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.
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.
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.