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.
As the UK gradually moves towards the 'new normal' and necessary changes are made to working practices, business owners will have in mind the risk of claims if employees develop Covid-19. This content highlights how businesses can mitigate the risk of employers' liability claims.
Care organisations remain at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 and there’s no doubt that the impact of the virus is a business critical event. Produced by Markel, this content highlights insurance considerations for care organisations and how they can mitigate their exposure.
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.
Slips and trips are the most common cause of workplace accidents, and frequently lead to public liability and employers’ liability claims. This article focuses on how brokers can help sports and leisure clients to minimise the risk of these common accidents.
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.
The role of a company director or owner can be a stressful one as they contend with the ever-present threat of a claim being brought against them as a result of their actions. This content sheds light on the new and emerging risks that are adding pressure to business decision makers.
GPs and medical professionals are exposed to very particular legal insurance risks that arise from the intensively pressured environment they work in. This article focuses on ARAG’s new products, including its individual Fitness to Practice policy which is available for distribution through brokers.
This broker guide looks at the current trends in employers' liability (EL) insurance. Topics covered include the battle to combat fraud, case law, a look at complementary cover, and the important role that can be played by record-keeping should a claim be made against an employer.