The Annual Report of HM Courts & Tribunal Service was published on the 18th of July. In this blog, Lesley Attu, product development manager at ARAG shares her observations of the report. Topics covered: county court claims; employment tribunal cases; data protection; gender equality.
A landmark Court of Appeal judgment that has provided much-needed clarity about how holiday pay should be calculated for certain types of worker, was brought using a group legal expenses insurance policy. This short article briefly outlines the implications of the judgment.
When a project dispute arises, design professionals operating in the United States or Canada could be forced to fight an uphill battle if the state designated for dispute resolution isn’t their own. This article highlights the importance of designating dispute resolution settings in contracts.
With abuse claims becoming more and more frequent, it is important to ensure that abuse cover is purchased which provides expert representation in the event that a claim is brought against a care provider. This article highlights the key considerations for care providers when purchasing cover.
Design professionals use various terms in contracts, websites and correspondence to describe their services during the construction phase of a project. This article highlights why it’s important for professionals to be precise in their terminology in order to provide clarity to clients and lawyers.
The well-known maxim of an Englishman’s home being his castle will soon be put to the test by the Court of Appeal in the case of Swift v Carpenter,  EWHC 2060 (QB). This article sheds light on the case which deals with accommodation claims in catastrophic personal injury cases.
The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this tunnel.
According to statistics from RoSPA, driver fatigue is likely to be a contributory factor in one in five road traffic accidents and up to a quarter of fatal and serious accidents. This article sheds light on the risks associated with driving when tired and employers’ responsibilities.
In this video, Corporate Account Manager, George Bladon, talks about ARAG's Motor Legal Solutions product and how it has already been updated in the light of the Civil Liability Act, that will come into force next year, and have serious implications for injured motorists.
The ARAG Group moves into its 18th country with the internationalisation of its legal insurance business and is now about to launch operations in Ireland, after agreeing to acquire the Irish business operations of DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Limited in the Republic of Ireland.