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BBC row may have contributed to spike in equal pay claims at employment tribunal

High profile equal pay claims like the one involving BBC presenters may have contributed to a spike in such cases since last summer’s Supreme Court ruling on employment tribunal fees, according to leading provider of legal services and advice to businesses, ARAG.

January 9th, 2018 | Comments Off on BBC row may have contributed to spike in equal pay claims at employment tribunal

ARAG welcomes clarity 
provided by Court of Appeal

Leading legal expenses insurance provider ARAG plc has issued the following statement from Head of Claims, Chris Millward, following publication on Tuesday of the Court of Appeal judgment in the cases of McMenemy v Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Reynolds v Nottingham University Hospitals Foundation Trust.

November 29th, 2017 | Comments Off on ARAG welcomes clarity 
provided by Court of Appeal

Big night for ARAG as company wins
 two Underwriting Service Awards

ARAG Legal Services has retained both the Legal Expenses Team of the Year and the Managing General Agents Team of the Year awards at this years’ Underwriting Service Awards, held at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington yesterday evening (16 November).

November 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on Big night for ARAG as company wins
 two Underwriting Service Awards

BBC #equalpay row could inspire avalanche of tribunal claims in the UK

The campaign for equal pay among BBC presenters could help trigger an avalanche of similar claims, according to leading provider of legal services and advice to businesses, ARAG, following this summer’s Supreme Court ruling on employment tribunal fees.

November 10th, 2017 | Comments Off on BBC #equalpay row could inspire avalanche of tribunal claims in the UK

Introducing Jonathan Bassey

The latest recruit to our sales team is ATE Account Manager Jonathan Bassey. Experienced in the financial services and legal sectors, he will be developing ARAG’s relationships with solicitors and ATE intermediaries in the East Midlands and North East of England.

November 6th, 2017 | Comments Off on Introducing Jonathan Bassey

ATE Market Instability

Mike Knight ARAG’s ATE Sales Manager, talks through the reasons for the current volatility in the ATE insurance market and what the future may hold.

October 11th, 2017 | Comments Off on ATE Market Instability

ARAG expands ATE team with four appointments

Leading legal expenses and assistance provider ARAG has expanded its after-the-event (ATE) insurance operation with the appointment of a new Account Manager to help service increasing demand among solicitors for the company’s growing range of ATE solutions.

September 22nd, 2017 | Comments Off on ARAG expands ATE team with four appointments

Further discount applied

Liz Truss sent the insurance industry into a tailspin a little over six months ago, when she announced a change to the rate from 2.5% to -0.75%. Share prices dropped, premiums were hiked and the insurers’ PR machines went into somewhat unseemly overdrive, demanding that the ‘crazy’ decision to ensure that people with catastrophic injuries should be adequately compensated, be urgently reviewed. It may not have come about quite as quickly as some would have liked, but the Ministry of Justice’s proposals for a new mechanism to set the discount rate seem designed to strike a compromise.

September 14th, 2017 | No Comments »

ARAG wins Platinum Award for Payroll Giving

Leading legal expenses and emergency assistance provider ARAG has been presented with the 2017 Payroll Giving Platinum Award by the Charities Aid Foundation. The award recognises the achievements and commitment of ARAG and its employees who support charitable causes through payroll giving.

August 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on ARAG wins Platinum Award for Payroll Giving

Discover ARAG new ATE practice policy : a unique single policy with many advantages

Paul Hurley, Director of ATE at ARAG, introduces the new Practice Policy which is aimed at reducing both premiums and administration, for solicitors writing volume PI business. It is based on single policy to cover all personal injury cases which can be tailored to suit the individual practice.

July 24th, 2017 | Comments Off on Discover ARAG new ATE practice policy : a unique single policy with many advantages