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.
The Government announced the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until 30 September 2021. However, the level of grant available to employers changed after 1 July 2021. This content highlights the changes and the implications for employers.
Despite “freedom day” being delayed for now, many companies have been putting the finishing touches to office moves or remodelling to ensure new workspaces are ready for employees to return. This blog highlights some of the key issues for employers to consider ahead of a return of the office.
A huge number of people will be heading back to the workplace at some stage this summer. This blog highlights why flexibility is key for organisations as they navigate the new normal, the implications for employees and some of the HR issues that may arise.
The current furlough arrangement is set to come to an end on September 30. This article outlines how government support will taper over the summer months and why businesses need to keep meticulous and up to date records of furlough claims as well as any other business support funds.
Given the logjam facing our court and tribunal system, the opportunity to mediate resolution to disputes without the cost and delay of court or tribunal proceedings promises huge dividends for all parties. This blog sheds light on the emergence of alternative dispute resolution.
If the Civil Liability Act took a long time to plan and pass, it seems to have taken even longer to get implemented. With the whiplash reforms implemented on May 31st, this blog briefly highlights some of the challenges presented.
For a huge number of companies, legal protection is proving as vital in surviving 2021 as it was for navigating 2020. This blog highlights the legal challenges facing many businesses and the importance of LEI cover.
The unique pressures that 2021 is placing on businesses have made legal expenses or employment practices liability (EPL) cover indispensable for SMEs throughout the UK. Read this blog to find out more.
Part three of this blog series looks at how the pandemic created a backlog of cases in almost all courts and tribunals, before highlighting why alternative means of resolving disputes such as mediation have become much more attractive.
Part two of this blog series looks at how underinvestment in the justice system and reduced access to legal aid has impacted access to justice. The blog also highlights why the number of people reporting ownership of legal expenses insurance products has increased from 17% in 2017 to 29% in 2020.