It has been more than 18 months since the employment tribunal fee regime was ruled unlawful by the Supreme Court. This article assesses whether fees for employment tribunal claims are likely to be re-introduced in the near future, as well as the potential impact of the government’s Good Work Plan.
In this video, David Haynes, Underwriting & Marketing Director at ARAG UK, explains how we keep up with the rapidly-changing legal landscape, even in the uncertain times we face as a consequence of Brexit.
The huge IT failure experienced in January, which delayed trials up and down the country, was just a symptom of a much wider malaise that has made it ever harder for people to obtain legal advice and, ultimately, to access justice. Download this short article to find out more.
With the diminishing availability of access to justice that has occurred over the past decade, legal expenses insurance is more important than ever before. In this video, Tony Buss, MD of ARAG plc in the UK discusses the latest developments impacting the legal landscape.
The final report of Australia’s Banking Royal Commission has highlighted a multitude of pressing issues in the banking, financial services and insurance industries. This short guide highlights the implications and how organisations can navigate the changing regulatory landscape.
Many company directors mistakenly believe they have no personal liability in regard to their corporate actions. This article highlights the importance of D&O cover for professionals working in the IT sector and lists four specific examples where cover is required.
The case of Craig Anderson v John & Antoinette Imrie arose out of an accident on a farm in 2003, in which an eight year old boy sustained a head injury. The Inner House of the Court of Session has issued an opinion which provides some helpful guidance on Pursuers’ Offers.
Legal aid is viewed as one of the three pillars of the welfare state vision. However, with access to justice being cut, research from ARAG shows telephone legal advice running at 85% higher volumes than five years ago. This article highlights why the need for helplines is unequivocal.
Subsequent to its introduction to Parliament in June 2018, the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee called for written submissions to be made on the terms of the Bill. This article highlights the latest developments relevant to the discount rate and periodical payment orders.
Parents are being warned that they could unknowingly be legally liable for some credit card expenditure that their children make using card details stored in games console accounts. This article highlights the potential risks and provides advice to individuals affected.