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  • Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Q&As on holidays

    1. How much holiday are employees entitled to? Full time workers who work a five day week are entitled to 5.6 weeks’ or 28 days’ paid holiday leave each year. 2. What about part time workers? The full time rate of 28 days is ...

  • Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Employment myths 2

    I have received a letter from an employee, but it is not labelled ‘grievance’, so I do not need to treat it as such. A grievance can be any concern, problem or complaint that an employee raises. A failure to treat any letter in these terms as a grievance could result in the employee ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    Where there's a Will there's a way to help charity

    Legacies, the gifts people leave to charity in their Wills, are a vital source of funding for many charities in the UK. Legacies can be left as a fixed sum of money, a percentage of the value of the estate or as an individual possession (such as land, property, paintings or shares), and there ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    “Squatters’ rights” versus “legal owner’s rights”

    Adverse possession (more commonly known as “squatters’ rights”) is the way in which rights of ownership over land can be obtained without the legal owner’s agreement. Sounds unfair? It depends… If you are a legal owner, you obviously would not wish to ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    Gullands helps score Maidstone United pitch victory

    The recent off pitch victory for Maidstone United in the long-running battle over its 3G pitch with The Football Conference is a decision for ‘common sense’ according to the club’s co-owner Oliver Ash. Whilst the future now looks rosy for the club, the past 12 months has seen ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    Legal directory praise from The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners

    Gullands has been commended for its consistently high levels of service across seven practice areas by the legal market ‘bible’ The Legal 500 UK 2014 edition, and two partners have also been recommended in 2015 Chambers and partners UK. Paul Mannering, Practice Manager at Gullands, ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    Justice Service for the County of Kent

    Each October, members of the Kent Law Society gather at Canterbury Cathedral for the annual High Sheriff’s Justice Service. Dudley Cramp, consultant at Gullands, joined the procession of solicitors, barristers, judges, civic dignitaries, and other members of the legal profession down ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    Gullands staff support Dandelion Time

    Gullands is proud to have been one of the main corporate sponsors of Kent’s biggest charity indoor rowing event The Dandelion Time Rowathon: Marden to Monte Carlo. The Rowathon was organised by Maidstone charity Dandelion Time who support children that have been affected by harsh personal ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    Daxa's trip to India

    Gullands’ New Business Co-ordinator, Daxa Broadbank, spent her autumn break visiting an Orphanage in Palanpur, nr Gujarat, India. The Shri Sadguru Kabir Ramswarupdasji Foundation, which has been run single handedly by Sarlaben Samani since 2001, is an orphanage, providing care and ...

  • Thursday 18th December 2014

    Staff profile legal eye on Sarah Astley

    Name: Sarah Astley Position: Associate Department: Corporate Areas of expertise: I work with clients on a range of issues including business and share sales and purchases, shareholder and partnership agreements, agency, distributor and franchise agreements, supply and outsourcing agreements, ...

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