Gullands meet Maidstone & the Weald’s new MP Helen Grant
On 6 May Helen Grant was elected MP for Maidstone & the Weald, replacing the long-standing Ann Widdecombe. Gullands chairman, Blair Gulland, was one of the first to congr...
World Cup fever
As the streets are filling up with the flags of St George in anticipation of the World Cup many employers are already worrying about the many employment issues that will arise from...
Gullands solicitors warn on Wills with top heavy legacies
Those who have made Wills but haven’t recently reviewed them may find that legacies and gifts included when the economy was a little more buoyant now leave little available f...
Gullands solicitors warn on CGT apportion following Budget rise
In the Budget on Tuesday (22 June) the Chancellor announced that Capital Gains Tax will rise with immediate effect for higher rate tax payers from 18% to 28%. The annual allo...
Is World Cup fever distracting warring couples?
As World Cup fever grips the nation divorce solicitors in Maidstone are reporting a significant reduction in the number of new divorce instructions from clients since the start of ...
Potholes need not leave a hole in your pocket, says law firm Gullands
One of the defining characteristics of this year’s hard winter has been the rapid deterioration of our roads and the appearance of potholes. So serious is the problem t...
UK air passengers may be hit by airport parking charges follow ash cloud delays, warns law firm Gullands
It is estimated that there are more than 150,000 UK holiday-makers and travellers trapped abroad following the prolonged eruption of the Iceland volcano and many could find themsel...
Lease expiry and dilapidations – don’t fall foul
Landlords and tenants approaching the end of a lease face a potential minefield and are advised to tread carefully taking professional advice – that was the message given to ...
Who gets the family home?
Family break-up is always complicated and when there is a property involved, things can get very complex indeed. In principle, when a couple are cohabiting (not married or in a ci...
Companies Act model articles – Think before you leap
The Companies Act 2006 came into effect fully on 1 October 2009. One of the advantages of the Act is that it has made the incorporation of a company easier by creating a new and s...