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Team Larcomes To Brave The Water For Second Year Running

April 28, 2016 10:12 am

At Larcomes we take our responsibility towards the community in which we live seriously. We believe in playing an active role in the community and we support a wide variety of local charities ever year. Last year we swam the Solent in aid of Portsmouth Young Carers and this year Team Larcomes are braving the water again to complete the 21.5 mile Great River Race on 3rd September where we will be rowing from London Docklands to Ham in Surrey on behalf of MHA: Fratton...
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Free Legal Advice Returns

April 26, 2016 7:34 am

After unprecedented success in offering free legal advice and guidance to local residents, Waterlooville’s top legal firms, Verisona Law and Larcomes LLP, are returning for a third ‘Drop in Clinic’ at St George’s Church on Thursday 12th May. When legal experts from Verisona Law and Larcomes LLP were asked by St George’s Church in Waterlooville to collaborate in a free ‘Drop-In Clinic’ for local people, they were delighted by the positive response from those seeking advice on making a will, moving home and a variety...
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Legal issues around Contractors

April 25, 2016 11:00 am

There are advantages with using contractors – you can create a contract to suit your business and the contractor handles the benefits and there is the added advantage that they usually are experienced so there is no need to provide employment training. However, there are a few issues to be aware of before using their services. Clarify the position Make sure that you make clear that the contractor is being hired and not being employed directly by the company. This can be an issue if...
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Can you get compensation from a bankrupt company?

April 18, 2016 11:00 am

If you are injured in a workplace and it wasn’t your fault then you should be able to get compensation. This is also true if you were owed compensation if a company hasn’t provided a service. But what happens if the company you are seeking compensation from is bankrupt and no longer operating? Credit card If you bought something or paid for a service on a credit card you can reclaim it on the card (if the cost was between £100 – £30,000). This is...
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Growth for Hampshire’s local small law firm of the year

April 12, 2016 8:19 am

Leading regional law firm, Larcomes LLP who in May 2015 scooped the Hampshire Law Society Small Law Firm of the Year and who has recently been shortlisted as one of the contenders for the regional law firm of the year 2016 award, with the Solicitors Journal has recently made two new appointments in its Commercial Department with the appointment of a new Partner/Member, David Sumner and a newly qualified Solicitor, Gemma Bray. David qualified as a solicitor in July 2006, joining Larcomes in September of...
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Tips for avoiding points on your driving license

April 11, 2016 11:00 am

Points on your license can add up, ultimately leading to a driving ban. Of course if an offence is severe enough you may get banned anyway. However there are ways to avoid points and in this guide we will show you the options that are available to you. Accept a short ban This may seem strange – people often want to avoid points on their license so that they can carry on driving. However, in some cases it may be possible to get a shorter...
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Chasing down clients that won’t pay

April 4, 2016 11:00 am

In the modern era there are a lot of ways to find companies and individuals to work on projects. You can get someone to work on your website, make a costume or pretty much anything you want from next door or from the other side of the world. The problem comes when you are the person that makes something or does a service and doesn’t get paid. Here are some tips to help you get the money that you’re owed. Have a policy in place...
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