BUSINESS UPDATE

Arc continues Irish growth with unique AXA 'multi' product range

Arc has extended its presence in the Irish market with the launch of a unique 'multi' product legal costs insurance package deal with AXA Insurance Ireland

For the first time in the Irish market, under the brand AXA Broker Legal Costs, Arc has enabled the insurer to offer brokers fully branded legal expenses products across a wide range of personal lines litigation risks including motor, family, holiday homes, pets, pleasure craft, travel, identity theft, caravan and golfing.

Brokers' customers will also have access to discounted non-insured legal services including wills and conveyancing.

Arc already provides personal and motor legal expenses cover to AXA's direct operation and offers motor legal costs insurance and a new claims notification services for a leading Irish broker.

Arc launches first standalone employment protection insurance

Designed as a response to increasing legislation to protect employees, Arc has launched its first standalone employment protection insurance (EPI) with HR Insight, a specialist human resource consultancy.

HR Insight offers the cover as part of its HR management and support service to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which also includes guidance on employment issues and documentation drafting.

HR Insight has a delegated underwriting authority to agreed limits for individual client's risks together with policy fulfilment and administration. Arc is also providing a single, streamlined claims process so HR Insight can deliver a faster and more effective service to their SME clients.

Direct Group offers Arc legal services product range

Arc has been appointed by Direct Group, a leading General Managing Agent, to provide family legal expenses cover and a range of non-insured legal services.

Direct Group's clients now have access to legal advice and support in a range of areas including will writing and conveyancing, provided by fully qualified and specialised solicitors.

Arc's Total Legal service is being used by a growing number of insurance businesses to provide both insured and non-insured services ahead of the full implementation of the Government's Legal Services Act 2007.

Arc extends Police Federation cover

Arc has added a further two Police Federations to its growing niche business providing cover for off duty police officers.

Greater Manchester Police Federation and Kent Police Federation join twelve other Federations across the UK with access to Arc's cover for the members and their families including contractual disputes, identity theft, prosecution defence and personal injury.

Arc provides family legal costs for Woodbrook Underwriting Agencies

Arc has been appointed by Woodbrook Underwriting Agencies Ltd to provide family legal costs. The product provides cover for pursuit of personal injury claims, contract disputes and identity theft.

Call us on 0344 770 9000