September 28, 2018
Eviction can be difficult for both landlords and tenants alike. From a landlord’s point of view, this is something that may be necessary if a tenant is not adhering to their tenancy agreement. For a tenant, there may be issues regarding what happens if they are evicted and may dispute the circumstances. This is why it is important from both perspectives to know legal issues around eviction. Tenancies It is important to be clear what kind of tenancy you offer. A periodic tenancy can run...
September 21, 2018
It can be difficult if you have issues with your landlord or lettings agency. It could be regarding maintenance issues, or possibly issues with the rent. However, these issues can be resolved, and with a few simple tips you can establish a better relationship with them and create a better living environment. Know your rights An important place to start is with your tenancy agreement. When it comes to settling a dispute, you need the right information to hand. Furthermore, you should check your legal...
September 19, 2018
Tips For Switching Suppliers When people talk about saving money, inevitably one of the first pieces of advice is that you should switch suppliers. However, it is something that although people are doing it more often, there is still some hesitation as there is concern that what appears to be a great deal on the surface may not be, or an initially great rate leads to price hikes later on. This is why it helps to know how to switch suppliers and to make sure...
September 14, 2018
Buying a house is one of the biggest investments you can make. Therefore, you have to be aware of various factors before making this massive purchase, beyond the obvious. Yes, the price may be important, but you have to be sure you are getting value for money. Do you need to buy? This may sound obvious, but sometimes owning a property may not be appropriate. If you have to move a lot for work, having to buy a house only to sell it shortly afterwards...
September 7, 2018
Selling a property is something that requires care. It can lead to some dilemmas- do you complete repairs so that there is less work for a potential buyer to do, or do you lower the cost to make it more attractive for a buyer, so the buyer completes the repairs? Knowing factors like this can help to ensure your property gets sold. A balanced approach A tricky aspect is what you do in order to sell your home. On the one hand, you don’t want...
August 31, 2018
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...
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...
August 24, 2018
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...
August 17, 2018
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...
August 10, 2018
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...