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  • Tuesday 5th November 2019

    Celebrating Maidstone’s Business Community

    The Mayor of Maidstone, Cllr Marion Ring, was our guest of honour at an evening reception which we were delighted to host on 8 October at the Maidstone Museum, updating on the work of the One Maidstone Business Improvement District and celebrating businesses working within the town centre. The ...

  • Wednesday 16th October 2019

    Notary Public services

    One of the official tasks of the High Sheriff of Kent is to organise the annual Justice Service and Gullands’ Alex Astley and Dudley Cramp attended the service at Canterbury Cathedral in their roles as Notaries Public. A Notary Public is a public officer appointed by the Court of Faculties ...

  • Wednesday 25th September 2019

    Equality Act extension to cover charity volunteers

    Proposed changes to sexual harassment law which are currently under Government consultation could see charities facing more employment tribunal cases brought by volunteers. The Government consultation closes on 2 October and they are consulting on whether the current laws provide the protections ...

  • Wednesday 25th September 2019

    Working life is changing

    It is not just technology which is changing how we work, or where we work, it is also people’s changing attitudes and expectations across the different generations within the workplace. Millennials now have a more prominent role in the workplace and the running of many businesses, ...

  • Wednesday 25th September 2019

    Illegality in Employment Contracts

    The illegality principle prevents the court from assisting a claimant who has based their claim on an immoral or illegal act. It has often been said that the principle is easy to say but not so easy to apply in practice. Although tribunals generally will not enforce an illegal contract, cases are ...

  • Wednesday 25th September 2019

    Digital signatures on contracts

    It is increasingly more common for businesses to enter into an agreement and exchange contracts via emails and we are often seeing the use of electronic and digital signatures as part of this trend. What then are the risks associated with this? It is still preferable for both parties to meet and ...

  • Wednesday 25th September 2019

    Employment quick reference section

    Statutory minimum notice periods: An employer must give at least: One week’s notice to an employee who has been employed for one month or more, but less than two years. One week’s notice for each complete year of service for those employed for more than two ...

  • Monday 23rd September 2019

    Charity Golf Day

    A team from Gullands recently took part in a charity Golf Day organised by Lighthouse Safety which raised over £5000 for their chosen local charities: Rainham Sea Scouts which provides a purpose and place to go for young people in Rainham Lighthouse Club Construction ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Welcome to InBrief Autumn 2019

    At this time of the year we focus our attention on some of the many issues affecting our rural and farming clients and there is always much to think about. The Weald of Kent Ploughing Match on 14th September will provide a great opportunity for us to catch up with our friends and clients and chat ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Kent County Show 2019

    Gullands was delighted to be one of the sponsors of this year’s Kent County Show, the 90th event which saw 78,000 visitors over three days. Blair Gulland presented the prizes to the winners of the Garden Life competitions. The 2020 Kent Show takes place on the 10th, 11th and 12th ...

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