Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Insurance Intermediary
  • Year established:
    1935
  • Website:
    http://www.arag.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 9 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS81NN

About ARAG plc

An insurance intermediary, ARAG creates legal expenses insurance and assistance products. These products include a range of ‘Before-the-Event’ and ‘After-the-Event’ legal insurance products and services, as well as a portfolio of emergency assistance policies.

They sell their products through brokers, solicitors and other third parties so they can serve commercial and personal clients.

The company was established in 2006 with the vision that, ‘every individual should be able to assert his or her rights, not just those who can afford it’.

ARAG supports employee development in many ways, including a core company induction, group training for new IT systems, and a management training programme.

In addition, they provide CII study sessions that are offered to all staff, which is run by a chartered insurer. So far, staff members have a first-time pass rate of 100%, giving participants confidence to enrol and pass the qualification with confidence.


What is it like to work for ARAG plc

Leadership
Leadership
Their senior managers each champion one of their six core values. For example, the Head of Underwriting ran a series of cultural awareness days to support the value of fairness. This included celebrating various countries’ cultural heritage on their respective National days.
My Team
My Team
ARAG hosts a quarterly event for all staff that, in 2017, included a ‘Who’s wine is it anyway?' wine tasting experience, a 'Top Trumps' quiz evening, a city centre treasure hunt and a sports day competition with frisbee, bowls and more.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company has offset their previous years' CO2 emissions by funding the planting of new trees in the South West of England. In addition, they have introduced flexible working, which has reduced the number of commuter miles and associated CO2 emissions.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    108

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    34%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Male : Female:

    50% / 50%

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