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Even in full lockdown, we are still here for you.
 

As we are now in Lockdown, we are taking additional measures to keep our staff and clients safe. Entry to our offices is by appointment only. Face masks must be worn when entering the building and your temperature will be taken on entry. Hand sanitiser is available in the waiting area and interview rooms.

For those without appointments, we can facilitate telephone, Teams, Skype, Facetime and Zoom meetings. Any urgent or original documents should be sent to us by post/recorded delivery or scanned, whenever possible. Our full team continues to operate in the usual manner, so you will still be able to contact us by email and telephone.

Should any of our staff be unwell or unable to work we have an open file system which allows other team members to take over matters with the minimum of disruption.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on the usual number 01622 689700.



 

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Reviewing Terms & Conditions

    Following all of the restrictions and changes to how businesses of all types could operate during the Covid-19 pandemic and now as they reopen, changes to how your business provides goods and services for your clients and customers may have changed, therefore it is advisable to review your Terms ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Commercial leases and rent reviews

    If you own or rent commercial property and a rent review is approaching, or was due to take place during the lockdown, how should you now deal with the review at this time? The purpose of a rent review is to allow for the adjustment of rent to the current market level at the date of the review ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Lasting Powers of Attorney Update

    The Office of the Public Guardian which oversees Lasting Powers of Attorney has provided updated advice for deputies and attorneys to enable them to carry on their duties during the Covid-19 pandemic. Over recent weeks there will have been many instances where deputies and attorneys have not ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Will warning

    If you have used a Will writer to prepare a Will for you, you should be aware that an Independent review of legal service regulation has recommended accreditation for all Will writers. Reviewing your Will with a solicitor is now advisable to make sure it is comprehensive and ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Rent arrears reprieve for thousands of tenants

    The Government announced in June that it is extending the ban on evictions for social housing and private tenants in England and Wales until 23 August 2020. Tenants who are in rent arrears due to losing their jobs or having to self-isolate during the Covid-19 pandemic faced the prospect of court ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Stamp Duty Land Tax on rural properties

    There is a reported upsurge in the number of buyers looking to buy a property in rural locations now that restrictions on the property market have been eased post Covid-19. For those buying property with additional land there may be some confusion regarding the amount of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Courts update

    Across the country Criminal Courts, which were effectively closed during the lockdown, are re-opening for business. For more than two months the Criminal Justice system effectively came to a halt with no Jury trials and with Magistrates Courts restricted to only dealing with cases involving ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Virtual Viti-Culture

    Another event this summer which we were due to attend in person, but due to Covid-19 it evolved into an online event, was Viti-Culture (9 July). The event brings together growers and prospective growers, vineyards and wineries with a range of industry experts to provide advice and support. ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade

    New dates have been announced by the Heart of Kent Hospice for Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade which had to be postponed this summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Elmer and his friends will now be marching onto the streets of Maidstone to form the first-ever public sculpture trail on ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    RBLI Tommy in the Window campaign success

    Aylesford charity and Gullands’ client Royal British Legion Industries held a successful fundraising campaign ahead of the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8 May called ‘The VE Day Tommy in the Window campaign’. The campaign’s success saw them raise ...

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