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What Is Entrapment

November 25, 2016 11:00 am

The term entrapment came into the news recently when footage surfaced of the England football team manager Sam Allardyce who was shown saying how he could get around third party transfer rules, subsequently losing his job in the process. He complained that he was the victim of entrapment, something that was recently proven in the “fake sheik” case when pop star Tulisa was found to have been the victim. But what exactly is entrapment and how do we define it? Definition Essentially the definition of...
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Legal Issues Around Social Media

November 18, 2016 11:00 am

Social media is something that whilst it is relatively recent, it is increasingly becoming a far bigger part of people’s lives. What this has meant is that while it allows for more open communication there are some potential legal issues that you should be made aware of. Who should be on social media The first legal issue is who should be on social media. For example, some platforms will have strict controls on who can register and many will not allow people under the age...
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Larcomes A Law Firm That Takes Cyber Security Very Seriously

November 16, 2016 9:53 am

Larcomes Solicitors with offices in Portsmouth and Waterlooville in Hampshire are delighted to announce that we have recently received notification that we have been successful in gaining the UK government’s Cyber Essential Certification, which demonstrates that the firm have a good level of all-around information security, have implemented the essential security controls and levels of protection, and have done all that is reasonable to protect the firm from a cyber-attack. Cyber Essentials is a relatively new Government-backed and industry supported scheme to guide businesses in...
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Legal Advice For Start-ups

November 11, 2016 11:00 am

When you are first setting up a business it can be quite daunting as there are a lot of issues to deal with. However, it is important to know what is appropriate for your business and any legal issues that need to be covered before you start. Knowing about this now will help you to avoid a lot of problems later on! Check the name It sounds obvious but a lot of companies establish businesses without realising the name is already taken. A quick look...
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What Are You Legally Entitled To If Your Travel Company Goes Bust?

November 4, 2016 11:00 am

Whether it is a getaway for the winter or the chance to make the most of summer most of us look forward to a relaxing holiday. However, what should be a great time can be a nightmare if the company you book with goes bust. In this article we will look at what you are legally entitled to in the event of your travel company going bust. ATOL protection ATOL stands for the Air Travel Organiser’s License. Essentially it is an insurance by an airline...
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