info@gullands.com

01622 689700 / 01474 887688

News

  • Thursday 17th December 2009

    Employees and pre-pack sales

    In the case of Oakland v Wellswood (Yorkshire) Limited the Court of Appeal held that an employee’s continuity of employment was preserved by s218 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 when an employee of a company in administration was employed by the buyer following a pre-pack sale and the ...

  • Wednesday 16th December 2009

    Family overturns Will that benefits the carer

    Elderly people can become suggestible and it is, regrettably, not uncommon for avaricious people to attempt to influence them for personal gain. In a recent case in point, an elderly and wheelchair-bound lady altered her will a few months before she died so as to bequeath her £400,000 estate ...

  • Tuesday 15th December 2009

    Court Must Hear Evidence Before Deciding

    Cases involving the custody of children are often very contentious and need to be approached with sensitivity and care. Recently, the Court of Appeal was called upon to rule in just such a case, the critical issue being whether the judge in the family court should have taken account of the wishes ...

  • Monday 14th December 2009

    Deskbound worker wins compensation

    An office worker who suffered a blood clot after spending long hours sitting at her desk has received an undisclosed sum in compensation. Angela Lamberton, 53, worked for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Leicester. She had suffered a previous blood clot for which she had been prescribed medication ...

  • Sunday 13th December 2009

    Rock 'n' roll is my round of golf...

    Most professional people look forward to a period of relaxation at the weekend. For a considerable number it is a round of golf, but for Gullands’ Partner, Leroy Bradley, 41, it is fronting a highly regarded band in which he is lead singer and rhythm guitarist. That is when he is not playing ...

  • Saturday 12th December 2009

    Patrick joins the Santa Run!

    There are various ways of getting into the Christmas spirit, but for the Bligh family it involved getting their Santa Claus gear on and racing two and a half kilometres through the streets of Maidstone town centre. Patrick Bligh, a solicitor in Gullands’ Criminal Department, his wife ...

  • Monday 19th October 2009

    Gullands' Long Service To...

    Work is well under way at the site of 18 new almshouse apartments owned by the Maidstone Cutbush and Corrall charity. Helping bring this new scheme to fruition was Gullands’ Chairman, Blair Gulland who has been Clerk to the charity for 23 years. But the firm’s connection with Cutbush ...

  • Wednesday 15th July 2009

    Gullands' Joint Skills Solve Musa's Problem

    Such had been the success of Mexican restaurant and cocktail bar,Tacos Locos, in Lower Stone Street, Maidstone, that owner, Musa Kivrak naturally wanted to extend the franchise to other locations. With a fine track record of running successful catering enterprises, including in the past a ...

  • Wednesday 15th July 2009

    It's A Close Shave For Nigel And Glenda As They 'Cut Loose'

    Don't worry, there isn't a pie shop next door! So when the not-so-demon barber of Loose gets out his cut-throat razor, there is no need to be alarmed. Nigel Summers and his partner, Glenda Hinton, recently took over the Cut Loose hairdressers and beauty salon on the Loose Road at Loose, ...

  • Wednesday 15th July 2009

    E-Conveyancing ­ Where are we now?

    Anyone who has bought or sold a residential property has probably wondered why the conveyancing process takes so long. Surely, in this digital age something could be done to 'speed up the searches' and generally make the whole experience easier and less stressful? Plans to transform the ...

Page 72 of 73