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.
A fair bit of landlord and tenant law has been introduced since our Autumn edition of the RAG. This short article briefly highlights some of the latest developments impacting tenant protection which are relevant to brokers and their clients.
At the end of March, ARAG was proud to join like-minded businesses and other organisations that share a common goal in preserving access to justice in the UK as a founder member of ACSO, the Association of Consumer Support Organisations. Underwriting & Marketing Director David Haynes explains why.
It is no secret that austerity has had a significant impact on most people’s ability to get justice. This short article highlights how drivers are the latest group to be hit by legislation and how the Civil Liability Bill will impact all motorists.