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We are delighted to inform you that, in line with non-essential retail reopening on Monday 12th April, our offices will also re-open on that date. In accordance with Government guidelines, many of our employees will continue to work from home where possible but face to face meetings can, where necessary, also now be arranged. Social distancing and temperature screening measures will be in place and we would respectfully ask all visitors to wear a face covering unless exempt. Hand sanitisers are available in the reception area. As always if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 we would ask you not to come in and to follow government isolation guidelines. Attendance at our Gravesend office can take place by prior appointment only.  All our staff remain fully contactable by email and telephone.  We are grateful for your patience during this difficult time and send our best wishes to you and your family.

  • 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 ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Bearsted and Thurnham Bowling Club

    Gullands is delighted to be supporting Bearsted and Thurnham Bowling Club which is a community bowls and social club open to all across the Maidstone area. Following the introduction of an artificial playing surface and flood lighting six years ago, individual visits to the club for bowling / ...

  • Thursday 9th July 2020

    Gullands Partner becomes new Under Sheriff of Kent

    Over the last three months we have all got used to events taking place virtually and during the height of the lockdown, Gullands’ Partner Catherine Lloyd was sworn in as the new Under Sheriff of Kent. It was the first time ever that the signing in ceremony, along with that of the new High ...

  • Friday 12th June 2020

    Rent arrears reprieve for thousands of tenants

    The Government announced on Friday 5 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 ...

  • Friday 12th June 2020

    Updated guidance for Charity Trustees

    The Charity Commission has published new guidance for charity trustees to help them to decide if an incident should be reported to the Commission due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Full details can be found at ...

  • Friday 12th June 2020

    7 reasons to make or update your Will

    If a global pandemic hasn’t been enough to make you think about making a Will or updating an existing Will in recent months, then here are 7 reasons why it is important to stay in control and to make sure your final wishes are carried out to look after your loved ones, family members or to ...

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