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.
Section 108 of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 provides that where counsel is instructed in a Sheriff Court action, the court must sanction the employment of counsel if the court considers, in all the circumstances of the case, that it is reasonable to do so.
In Scotland there are certain time limits in which actions must be raised, with those limits set out in the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973. This article focuses on the application of the Act in the case of Midlothian Council v Bracewell Stirling Architects & Others 2019.
Volunteers play an important part in most charities, but without the right practice in place things can go wrong. This article looks at what a charity should consider when employing volunteers.
In this video, David Haynes, Underwriting & Marketing Director at ARAG UK, discusses the implications of the Civil Liability Act for motor accident victims, and how it will make motor legal expenses insurance more important than ever.
Since the introduction of the Insurance Act there has been a ‘sea change’ in non-consumer policies, with the proposer now having almost complete control over the information provided to insurers. This article studies the application of the Insurance Act in relation to the duty of fair presentation.
March 2019 saw a successful appeal to the Court of Session by a teacher against her removal from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) register in AD v The General Teaching Council for Scotland. Download this article to find out more.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have published guidance for tenants, landlords and local authorities on the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018. This blog outlines the implications for landlords.
Section 108 of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 provides that where counsel is instructed in a Sheriff Court action, the court must sanction the employment of counsel if the court considers, in all the circumstances of the case, that it is reasonable to do so. This article notes the key points.