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Why You Should Update Your Will

January 20, 2017 11:00 am

For some people it can be difficult to discuss wills as it brings up issues around money and death, both things people don’t like to talk about. However it is important because there are situations where you may need to update it in order to ensure that people know your wishes and to check that everything is in place. In this article we will look at situations when you may need to update your will and why. Family An obvious example of this is if...
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How To Prove Negligence

January 13, 2017 11:00 am

The term negligence literally refers to “someone who owes a legal duty to a plaintiff, who breached that duty by failing to act in the right way or that their actions caused pain/negatively impacted a plaintiff”. This definition is why negligence can be difficult to prove- ultimately someone has to prove who has a duty of care, whether or not they were deliberately careless or the mistakes they made were preventable and whether or not those actions have seriously impacted on the life of the...
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Legal Issues Around Agency Work

January 6, 2017 11:00 am

Working for an agency can be a good way to find regular work while at the same time giving you a bit of flexibility. However, it is important to know what your legal rights are and what you should be aware of before registering with an agency. Definition As an agency worker, your contract is with the agency- this means they find you employers and are temporarily supplied to them. While working for the employer they control your work. Crucially this is defined as being...
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Macmillan Cancer Support Donation

January 5, 2017 8:15 am

For each client feedback form returned to Larcomes LLP, a donation is made to Macmillan Cancer Support. As a result of all the forms received in 2016 we are delighted to have been able to make a donation of £250 to this charity. Many thanks to all our clients for their support.

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