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  • Friday 13th May 2016

    Writing your life insurance policy in trust

    Many people have life insurance policies and most of them are linked to the repayment of mortgages and other loans. But for those who have a policy to provide an additional lump sum payment on the event of their death for their family, they should consider writing it into trust, which can have many ...

  • Thursday 12th May 2016

    The Cost of Dying Intestate

    People who don’t make a Will usually come up with a variety of excuses such as because they haven’t got around to it, haven’t fully appreciated the importance of planning ahead for the future, unwisely assume that they don’t have enough money or assets to need to make one or ...

  • Wednesday 11th May 2016

    Dealing with difficult staff - settlement agreements and protected conversations

    Settlement agreements are a useful way of managing the exit of a difficult employee, but getting the detail right is important. Where there is no existing dispute, the employer can choose to have a ‘protected conversation’ with the employee first. This can set out your concerns (e.g ...

  • Tuesday 10th May 2016

    New Guidelines published on discriminatory adverts and recruitment terminology

    The Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published a series of short guides to help people who place advertisements to comply with their legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/ehrc_advertising_-_checklist_12_0.pdf The ...

  • Monday 9th May 2016

    Discrimination against employees with Dyslexia and how to avoid falling foul of the rules

    A recent Employment Tribunal which received widespread media interest found that the coffee chain Starbucks had discriminated against an employee with Dyslexia as it had failed in its duty to make reasonable adjustments. Ms Kumulchew, a supervisor at a branch of Starbucks in south-west London, had ...

  • Thursday 28th April 2016

    Welcome to InBrief Spring 2016

    Spring is well and truly here and the growing season was very much the topic of conversation at Agri Expo at the beginning of March at the Kent County Showground. The show was once again very well attended by the farming community and it was great to catch up with our many clients and contacts. ...

  • Thursday 28th April 2016

    Gullands honoured for charitable work with KM Charity Team Partnership Award

    Gullands Solicitors have been awarded the prestigious KM Charity Team Partnership Award in honour of their ongoing charitable work. Gullands Solicitors has consistently supported the KM Charity Team for a number of years, taking part in events such as the KM Charity Walk and the Colour Run. This ...

  • Thursday 28th April 2016

    Gullands support for Maidstone United

    Gullands Solicitors are the new proud sponsors of Maidstone United’s football shorts. Already Platinum sponsors, Gullands have increased their support for the club by joining BriteLite and other partners in sponsoring the club’s new yellow and black football kit. MUFC are slowly ...

  • Thursday 28th April 2016

    Agri Expo 2016

    Gullands Solicitors joined other members of the farming community at Agri Expo 2016 at the Kent County Showground on 2 March. Despite the odd flurry of snow and a biting cold wind, the one-day showcase of farming in the South East brought together the manufacturers of the latest equipment ...

  • Thursday 28th April 2016

    Managing asbestos risk

    Gullands’ Regulatory and Criminal team and industry experts gave a joint seminar on Managing Asbestos Risk on Site and in the Workplace on 3 March. Some fifty property, construction and insurance professionals met at the Gallagher Stadium, Maidstone to hear from Jane Adamson, Founder and ...

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