ARAG plc is an internationally successful, quality insurer, independent and family owned - providing access to justice since 1935. We provide an innovative and comprehensive range of legal expenses insurance and assistance products to brokers, underwriting agents and insurers.
Our products allow brokers to offer legal protection to businesses, families, motorists, and landlords and our range of assistance products include Home Emergency, Landlord Emergency and Motor Breakdown.
It is no secret that the UK justice system has been struggling for some time. This blog focuses on justice in a time of pandemic, claims trends since March and the implications in relation to access to justice.
Companies need to consider new risks when hosting virtual Christmas parties, while being aware that normal employment hazards can still happen online. This content highlights three areas of risk that employers should consider before outlining a simple four-point plan to help avoid problems.
Getting staff to come back into work prompts a host of legal questions. This content features a link to a guidance document which reviews the government’s guidance on reopening workplaces in relation to the complex health and safety obligations employers are faced with.
An employer’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic creates potential for illegal discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, pregnancy and maternity. Featuring a link to a guidance document, this article briefly outlines the implications for employers, in the light of the Equality Act 2010.
Findings from a BEIS survey highlighted that fewer than half of employment tribunal claimants use a lawyer. In this blog, Lesley Attu, product development manager at ARAG shares her concerns about a lack of access to justice and highlights the value of family and commercial legal expenses insurance.
Since 1st July, it has been possible for employees to move to a flexible furloughing arrangement in which they can work under any part-time arrangement and be paid their normal wage for working hours. This article outlines the salient points of the next phase of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
ARAG conducted a survey of brokers at the recent Broker Connect virtual conference run by Insurance Business publisher Key Media, which produced some interesting results. Download this article for a brief overview of the research findings.
This year decisions over granting holiday have the potential to create conflict and possibly legal issues, even in a normally harmonious workplace. This article briefly outlines the implications for employers and employees, including furloughed staff.
As the UK eases out of lockdown, what are the exposures facing the haulage sector post Covid-19? To discuss this topic in more detail, ARAG will be hosting an upcoming webinar which will provide essential insight for anyone in the insurance industry with clients working in road transportation.
On 29th May 2020, Rishi Sunak announced what the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will look like and confirmed the deadline for final entrants into the CJRS. This content highlights the details known about the CJRS and the latest developments.