These are exceptionally stressful times for anyone renting a property and it can really help to have all the relevant information in one place. This content provides information on the questions that are most often being asked by callers to ARAG’s legal advice line.
Recently, we have witnessed unprecedented and sweeping changes to society as a whole. Designed for landlords, this content focuses on the implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020, the requirements of the new law and the impact of the ‘pre-action protocol’ for social housing.
One problem that the Covid-19 pandemic has created for the private rental sector is the uncertainty surrounding evictions. This content highlights the new process to help ARAG’s Landlord Legal Solutions policyholders to reach the best possible outcome with any tenants struggling to pay their rent.
In light of Covid-19, this content addresses some common questions concerning employees returning to work. Topics covered include: are employees able to return to work; how can employers keep staff safe if they return to work; the employment law implications of returning to work.
Employers will be familiar with their duties to report certain work-place accidents and incidents under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (“RIDDOR”). This article highlights the implications of Covid-19 in relation to employers’ reporting obligations.
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.
Produced by FOIL, this newsletter covers the latest developments relevant to the insurance lawyer community. Topics covered: news from FOIL Sector Focus Teams; serious injury guide steering group; whiplash reforms update; higher value cases being wrongly started in the RTA portal.
Employers are being offered the option to receive government funding so they can furlough employees on 80% of their wages (up to £2,500 per month). This also includes National Insurance and Pension payments. Designed for UK employers, this infographic sheds light on who is eligible for the scheme.
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.