Environmental statement

DAS UK Group fully accepts its obligations towards the environment and society.

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In support of the principle of sustainable development, as well as our own RIGHT company values, we aim to achieve environmental best practice throughout our operations wherever possible.

Reducing environmental impact

We have established, and will maintain, effective systems to understand and monitor our impact on the local and global environment. Our key environmental impacts have been identified as waste, travel and energy usage, and they have therefore been selected as our key focus areas.

We set targets with our parent company, ERGO, for continual improvement with emphasis on these areas. All of our people are trained on our environmental requirements upon joining DAS, and we refresh this training annual via a mandatory e-learning module.

We are committed to preventing pollution, not just directly but also by taking into account the environmental impact of resources. We strive to reduce the amount of resources consumed by applying the waste hierarchy as appropriate.

We promote and encourage sustainable travel wherever possible by monitoring and reviewing travel methods and promoting alternatives to single occupancy car travel by employees and visitors.

Legal Compliance

We view environmental legislation and regulations as minimum standards to work to, and often aim to go above and beyond by implementing forthcoming legislation and other requirements in advance of obligation. We always strive to follow best-practice guidance, rather than just sticking to the minimum required by law.

Sharing Best Practice

As well as improving the environmental performance of the company, we are committed to providing guidance to employees wishing to pursue environmental best-practice outside of work. We have an active Sustainability Forum made up of individuals from across the business who act as Environmental Champions.

The Forum constantly works to increase awareness of environmental issues, and reduce our negative impact upon the environment. We also work in partnership with our suppliers and other organisations to raise awareness and share environmental best practice advice and information.

This Environmental Statement is reviewed annually, and following any significant changes to the business.

We view environmental legislation and regulations as minimum standards to work to, and often aim to go above and beyond by implementing forthcoming legislation and other requirements in advance of obligation.

Our vision

Our vision is simple, we will always strive to be 'First for Justice' for all our customers and business partners, and everything we do as a business embodies this goal.

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Accreditations

Our certifications illustrate our commitment to doing the best we can for our customers, our employees, and the environment.

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News about DAS UK Group

DAS UK Group awarded Silver Payroll Giving Quality Mark

DAS UK Group has been awarded a Silver Payroll Giving Quality Mark by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

July 2018
Innovation DAS launches cyber security assistant for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

DAS UK Group has become the first legal expenses insurer to launch a suite of cyber security information and guidance for the virtual assistants Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

July 2018
Products DAS launches new suite of commercial products

DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, has launched a new suite of commercial products that will be available on the company’s new quote and buy web portal – DAS Connect – which goes live today.

July 2018
Awards DAS Adviser wins Customer Service Representative of the Year

Last night’s South West Contact Centre Awards at Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol saw DAS UK Group’s Matthew Tudball awarded the title of Customer Service Representative of the Year.

June 2018
Awards Our Bristol Contact Centre is up for three honours at tonight’s South West Contact Centre Awards

DAS UK Group’s Bristol Contact Centre team has been shortlisted in three categories at tonight’s South West Contact Centre Awards.

June 2018
Awards DAS Shortlisted for Marketing/PR Team of the Year

DAS UK Group’s Marketing team has been shortlisted for Marketing/PR Team of the Year at the 2018 Insurance Marketing & PR Awards.

June 2018
Products , Innovation DAS UK Group transforms online presence

DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, has launched four new corporate websites to enhance its online presence.

May 2018
Products Low quality products: bad for business

Head of Broker Darren Weekes talks about what the insurance industry can do to solve the issue of bad products in the legal expenses insurance industry.

May 2018
Innovation Innovate or die (and don’t fear the rise of the machines!)

Innovation has become a ubiquitous topic within insurance these days; what’s driving this, and where’s the new battleground?

May 2018
Awards , Insurance DAS UK Group nominated three times at South West Contact Centre Awards

DAS UK Group’s Bristol Contact Centre team has been shortlisted in three categories at the South West Contact Centre Awards.

May 2018
Products , Insurance UK consumers living in ‘cyber denial’ when it comes to online security

Significant numbers of UK consumers are failing to take the most basic online precautions according to new research from DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer, and HSB Engineering Insurance.

May 2018
Insurance Many UK brokers lack understanding of cyber risks and insurance

The majority of UK brokers see cyber as an important and growing market yet nearly one-third admit to a ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’ understanding of cyber risks and cyber insurance.

May 2018
Partnership DAS UK Group Agrees Significant New Legal & General Home Insurance Deal

DAS UK Group has signed a major partnership deal to provide personal legal expenses insurance for Legal & General’s home insurance policies.

May 2018