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News

  • Tuesday 12th September 2017

    Don't get scammed for care in later life

    Much has been written recently about elderly people paying residential care home fees and whether after the 2017 general election there would be a new upper threshold implemented before their Local Authority would step in and pay. This caused a great deal of controversy in the press at the time and ...

  • Tuesday 12th September 2017

    Outstanding Achievement Award

    Blair Gulland has been shortlisted for the 2017 Solicitor of the Year, Private Practice, part of the Law Society’s national Excellence Awards 2017. The awards are entered by hundreds of solicitors and firms from across England and Wales and to be shortlisted as a finalist is a considerable ...

  • Tuesday 12th September 2017

    Professional Women in Business

    Come and join the Professional Women in Business networking group run by Gullands with Basepoint Business Centres and the British Heart Foundation. The group meets for breakfast every other month in and around Gravesend and North Kent and information and updates can be found on the Facebook page ...

  • Tuesday 12th September 2017

    Gullands co-hosts Construction seminar

    David Brown Partner and head of the Construction department at Gullands hosted a joint seminar and networking event with Base Quantum on 18th May at Maidstone United to discuss the subject of construction payment disputes and how to avoid them. They were joined by a number of professionals from ...

  • Tuesday 8th August 2017

    Blair Gulland Shortlisted for Solicitor of the Year

    Blair Gulland, chairman of Gullands Solicitors in Maidstone has been shortlisted for the 2017 Solicitor of the Year, Private Practice, part of the Law Society’s national Excellence Awards 2017. The awards are entered by hundreds of solicitors and firms from across England and Wales ...

  • Monday 24th July 2017

    Farm safety - HSE plans major inspection campaign - 10 fatalities in February 2017 alone

    Farmers Weekly reported a shock rise in farm deaths with 10 in a single month. We understand a further 3 occurred in the first week of March, giving a dreadful statistic of 13 fatalities in a 5 week period. This is much worse than “average” figures of approximately 3 per ...

  • Tuesday 20th June 2017

    Dress Codes in the workplace discriminatory?

    In December 2015, there was much media coverage of the situation that Nicola Thorp found herself in when arriving to work as a receptionist wearing flat shoes and being sent home without pay for failure to comply with the dress code, which required the wearing of shoes with a heel of between 2 and ...

  • Tuesday 20th June 2017

    FEAR: Face Everything And Rise

    “Face everything and rise” was the inspiring advice from the Taste of Kent Awards 2017 Young Food And Farming Entrepreneur, Danielle Usherwood, speaking at a Gullands’ co-hosted event at the Medway Innovation Centre earlier this summer. Gullands teamed up with accountants ...

  • Tuesday 20th June 2017

    Oyster Bill receives Royal Assent

    Dudley Cramp, Consultant Solicitor at Gullands has been responsible for drafting the Faversham Oyster Fishery Company Bill, which received Royal Assent earlier this year. The Bill provides for the alteration of the objects, powers and constitution of the Faversham Oyster Fishery Company, which is a ...

  • Tuesday 20th June 2017

    News in brief July 2017

    Jobs subject to high suicide risk Following the recent high profile reporting on the issues of mental health, the Office of National Statistics commissioned by Public Health England (PHE), have revealed according to data between 2011 and 2015 suicides are less common among women than men. Women at ...

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