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It’s Business as Usual Here at Gullands

As lockdown measures across England continue to ease, we are now open for business as usual but you will see some differences if you come to our offices in person. We have a number of measures we are taking to keep our staff and clients safe. Face masks must be worn when entering the building and your temperature will be taken on entry.

Alternatively, we can facilitate telephone, Skype or Facetime 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.

  • Monday 23rd September 2019

    Charity Golf Day

    A team from Gullands recently took part in a charity Golf Day organised by Lighthouse Safety which raised over £5000 for their chosen local charities: Rainham Sea Scouts which provides a purpose and place to go for young people in Rainham Lighthouse Club Construction ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Welcome to InBrief Autumn 2019

    At this time of the year we focus our attention on some of the many issues affecting our rural and farming clients and there is always much to think about. The Weald of Kent Ploughing Match on 14th September will provide a great opportunity for us to catch up with our friends and clients and chat ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Kent County Show 2019

    Gullands was delighted to be one of the sponsors of this year’s Kent County Show, the 90th event which saw 78,000 visitors over three days. Blair Gulland presented the prizes to the winners of the Garden Life competitions. The 2020 Kent Show takes place on the 10th, 11th and 12th ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Tribunal ruling on overtime

    Retail staff who work extra hours to open and close the shop they work in might be entitled to extra pay for the time they spend doing those duties following a ruling in a recent case involving the Health Food retailer Holland & Barrett. A tribunal ruled that Holland & Barrett had made ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Dairy Farm Court of Appeal Ruling

    A recent Court of Appeal ruling in Habberfield v Habberfield (2019) has upheld the High Court’s decision to award £1.2 million to a daughter’s claim for proprietary estoppel, following her detrimental reliance on her parents’ assurances that she would one day inherit the ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Rural Crime detection and prevention

    Figures published this summer by NFU Mutual show rural crime has hit a seven-year high in the UK and is costing around £50m each year. As well as thefts of farm machinery and equipment there are also many thefts of crops and livestock. The true cost of rural crime across the UK would ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Waste scams and fly tipping

    Kent Police is warning land and property owners to be aware of baled waste which is leaving some with very large clean up bills. Waste such as plastic, builder’s rubble, commercial and household waste which can’t be recycled is being compressed into a bale and concealed with ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Fly grazing and abandonment - advice for landowners

    Fly grazing and horse abandonment is a recurrent issue for many landowners and should you find a horse (or donkey, mule or hinny) on your land and you cannot trace it to an owner then you are legally responsible for ensuring the welfare of it. Horse abandonment is where the animal is ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Can Collaborative law work for you?

    The breakdown of a relationship need not be acrimonious and using the Collaborative process enables the couple to finalise the details of their split via face to face discussions in a series of four-way meetings. These meetings are attended by the separating couple, each supported by their own ...

  • Friday 13th September 2019

    Class Q development

    If you own redundant agricultural and/or commercial buildings then there may be various options available through permitted development rights and the planning process for future uses. The most typical option is a residential ‘barn conversion’ of a redundant agricultural ...

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