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Following the government’s announcement regarding the easing of Covid-19 restrictions Gullands have decided to continue with the precautions already in place. Therefore social distancing, temperature screening and hand sanitising measures will remain in place for the time being and we would respectfully ask all visitors to continue to wear a face covering unless exempt. Some of our employees will continue to work from home but face to face meetings can be arranged. As always if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 we would ask you not to come in and to follow government isolation guidelines. Attendance at our Gravesend office can take place by prior appointment only.  All our staff remain fully contactable by email and telephone.  We are grateful for your patience during these difficult times and remain committed to the safety and wellbeing of our clients and staff alike.

  • Wednesday 3rd August 2022

    Banter or bullying?

    When does banter become bullying? This is a question which is increasingly being asked at employment tribunals and they in turn are more frequently finding in favour of the claims brought by the employees who have been on the receiving end of it. Recent research shows employment cases in the UK ...

  • Wednesday 3rd August 2022

    How can employers better support their employees through the Menopause?

    No longer a taboo subject for women of ‘a certain age’ the Menopause can cause a range of physical and or psychological symptoms from hot flushes, sleep disruption to anxiety and poor concentration. Typically affecting women aged 45 and above, the symptoms can last for a number of ...

  • Wednesday 20th July 2022

    Successful Wine Weekend

    Maidstone’s first ever Wine Weekend was held on Saturday 16th July at Sessions House, County Hall. The event was a successful collaboration between town centre businesses, One Maidstone, Kent County Council, English wine producers and Gullands. The event originated from an idea by Blair ...

  • Monday 18th July 2022

    Cycle4Heroes raises £4,000 for Help for Heroes

    Cycle4Heroes the one day, 75km cycle ride around Medway and North Kent, has raised £4,000 for Help for Heroes. The ride took place on Armed Forces Day, Saturday 25th June 2022 with over 40 riders including Chatham MP Tracey Crouch taking part. Sponsored by Gullands Solicitors and organised ...

  • Friday 15th July 2022

    Bill Williams Testimonial Match at the Stones

    We were delighted to attend the Bill Williams testimonial match on Friday 8 July at the Gallagher Stadium, Maidstone. The match was held to mark the 50th anniversary of Bill first signing with Maidstone United and joining him on the night were a number of other former players and managers from ...

  • Thursday 7th July 2022

    Travel with children of different surnames

    If you are planning to travel abroad this summer and you have a different surname to your child or a child travelling with you, then you might encounter difficulties at border controls which could cause delay or at worse mean you miss your trip. It is important to remember that if there is no ...

  • Monday 27th June 2022

    Calling time on drinking in the workplace

    The issue of drinking in the workplace has been in the media spotlight for much of this year following the ‘partygate scandal’ and the subsequent publication of the Sue Gray report on the activities that took place in Downing Street during the pandemic. It also highlights how for some, ...

  • Monday 27th June 2022

    Employment tribunal ruling on male baldness

    An employment tribunal has recently ruled that it is sex-related harassment to call a man bald, as hair loss is more prevalent among men than women, therefore using it to describe someone is a form of sex-related harassment. The case was successfully brought by Tony Finn who had worked for ...

  • Monday 27th June 2022

    Summer holiday woes and employees stranded oversees

    Whilst the world has post Covid opened for travel, it is taking airlines and airport operators much longer than expected to catch up with the surge in demand. As we have seen recently over the half term break, many people have been left stranded overseas due to flight cancellations and delays ...

  • Monday 27th June 2022

    Employing younger workers

    With it getting harder for many businesses to fill temporary and seasonal roles, some employers might be considering employing younger people in the workplace to fill the shortfall. It is possible to employ workers in the UK from the age of 13 where limits on working time, work during term ...

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