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Team Larcomes Take To The Road For A Wheelie Good Cause

August 31, 2018 10:21 am

Six members of staff at Larcomes are joining forces with the Pompey in the Community (PITC) team to complete a bike ride that involves cycling 80 miles from Fratton Park to AFC Wimbledon’s ground on 13th October, just in time for kick off. PITC is the charitable arm of Portsmouth Football Club and its ethos is to promote education, healthy living and sporting participation amongst people of all ages. Team Larcomes’ aim is to raise awareness for the “Wheels for All” project, provided by PITC...
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What You Should Know About Employment Contracts

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It can often be exciting when being offered a new job. But before you sign an employment contract, it is important to know what you are signing and whether or not this is appropriate for you. Knowing a bit more about employment contracts will help you decide whether what an employer is offering is something that you should accept. Job description People often make jokes about silly job titles like “office ninja” or “marketing wizard.” When it comes to your contract, the title and description...
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Can A 10-Year-Old Tweet Cost You Your Job?

August 24, 2018 8:25 am

Social media can be a great way to interact with people, contacting celebrities, people with similar interests and keeping in contact with friends. However, there are also dangers with it. In recent times the Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn lost his job after a blogger found a number of older tweets (some dating as far back as ten years ago) that made a number of inappropriate “jokes.” Be aware Some people made the argument that James Gunn had already apologised for the content...
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Legal Issues Around Social Media

August 17, 2018 8:26 am

Social media can be a great way to promote your business. However, there are certain aspects you may not be aware of, and you can find yourself in legal trouble without realising it. With a sensible approach, it is possible to get more out of social media by avoiding these potential pitfalls. Copyright The billionaire Elon Musk recently made a mistake on this when he used a picture of a unicorn without properly crediting the artist. It is important to be aware of this when...
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How Easy Is It To Get A Divorce In The UK?

August 10, 2018 8:27 am

In a recent case, a woman who wanted to get a divorce, claiming a loveless marriage, was prevented from doing so. This meant she would have to be separated for five years before she could be granted a divorce. This is at odds with some people’s perception, where they see divorce as easily granted. This leads to an interesting question- how easy is it to get a divorce in the UK? Agreement The quickest answer to the question “How easy is to get a divorce...
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