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Simply the best: Three more awards confirm ARAG's premier credentials

Specialist insurer ARAG has once again demonstrated the high regard in which it is held by its business partners, by winning three prestigious, independent awards. At the Underwriting Service Awards the company took the Legal Expenses Team of the Year award for the third year running plus also the Managing General Agent (MGA) award and like last year, the Underwriting Service Awards Team of the Year.Votes were cast in a nationwide poll of professional...

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Yesterday in parliament…

Isn't Radio Four's (slightly satirical) "Yesterday in Parliament" great?  I catch it most mornings as it races through previous the day's debates in the House. We have put together our own report from Hansard focusing on the Justice session and how legal expenses insurance fits into the picture.    Litigants in person and McKenzie Friends Against opposition claims that the Court Service is in crisis following cuts to the justice budget...

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A new law for Landlords and Lettings Agents in Wales

From the 23 November new obligations on landlords and agents in Wales will be introduced. If your clients own or manage residential property in Wales, occupied by someone other than themselves in return for a rent, this new law will apply. Landlords who need to register, and landlords and agents who need to become licensed, will have 12 months from 23 November in which to comply with the new law which is aimed at achieving: improved standards...

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FCA Market Study – past, present and beyond

Background We have regularly written about the FCA's Market Study of General Insurance Add-ons which focused on GAP, gadget, travel, PA and Home Emergency Assistance products. Regular RAG readers and ARAG blog followers may recall our previous position statements in response to the FCA's provisional and final remedies reports. To recap, the FCA found that the manner in which add-on insurance products is sold disadvantages consumers' decision-making...

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Underwriting Service Awards Team of the Year

Legal Insurance Provider of the Year