Love them or loathe them, the company Christmas bash is an institution that has survived wars, pandemics and that Crazy Frog version of Last Christmas. Besides the risks associated with bringing staff together, this blog highlights why bosses also need to consider the investment they’re making.
Hybrid, home and flexible working has become the norm for many employees. For employers these new ways of working introduce a whole new set of risks. This article explores how the insurance industry is adapting employers’ liability insurance to reflect the risks associated with new ways of working.
As we move through the shorter winter days, many of us will find that it’s becoming harder to get outside. However, getting fresh air, is essential to our wellbeing and mental outlook. This article looks at how seasonal affective disorder can affect us and the benefits of spending time outdoors.
Our minds and bodies are not separate so it’s no surprise that mental ill health can impact your body and vice versa. This content highlights three ways how mental ill health can impact physical health, how physical activity can improve mental health and how to overcome barriers to exercise.
The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2023, which sets out the annual increases to the awards in the Employment Tribunal, has been published. This blog outlines the new increased limits which came into force in April and the implications for UK employers.
Brokers have stressed the need to keep staff engaged as resignations and recruitment struggles don’t look to be going away any time soon. This article details how the post Covid-19 pandemic period of reflection is still being felt today.
Employers are required to carry out right to work checks before employing an individual to ensure that the candidate they want to employ is legally allowed to carry out the work in question in the UK. This blog highlights the requirements for employers and the consequences of getting it wrong.
Stress and feeling under pressure can be a normal part of life. Becoming overwhelmed by stress however is not, and stress can often lead to physical or mental health symptoms worsening. ARAG’s partners at Vita Health Group have put together some information on how to spot the signs of stress.
Left reeling by pandemics, volatile markets, rising costs and labour shortages, UK businesses are also seeing a spike in legal disputes. ARAG’s Tony Buss, explains why demand for legal protection is steadily rising with no quick end in sight.
With the effects of Covid, the war in Ukraine and Brexit rearing their heads, legal expenses insurance has moved into the spotlight. This content highlights the factors which are driving an increasingly litigious landscape and how legal expenses cover provides value in volatile times.