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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.



 

  • Tuesday 12th October 2010

    Retention of Title

    In times when suppliers of goods are not always certain whether they will receive payment from customers, one strategy worth considering is a ‘retention of title’ clause. Such clauses should be included in standard terms and conditions of trading and may enable you to retain ...

  • Monday 11th October 2010

    Changing pension obligations

    Gullands solicitors and independent financial advisers Pharon are to hold a number of joint seminars in the autumn for employers in Kent to keep them up to date on impending changes in their pension obligations to their employees together with advice and assistance in how to go about changing terms ...

  • Sunday 10th October 2010

    Court supports ex-director?s right to start new business

    When senior employees leave a company, the commercial risks presented can be considerable. A recent case on this subject concerned a director who left the company he worked for and then set up in competition with it. The company supplied energy surveys of buildings to its customers, normally ...

  • Saturday 9th October 2010

    HMRC tax mistake letters start to arrive

    The first of some six million letters to taxpayers are starting to arrive. Some taxpayers will be pleasantly surprised when they discover they are due a rebate having paid too much tax, but for many others the letter will be less welcome. HM Revenue & Customs is simultaneously trying to ...

  • Friday 8th October 2010

    Common pitfalls of terminating employment

    Most employers are now aware that dismissal carries consequences and consequently do not approach it lightly. Even those who are careful often run up against some common mistakes which can be easily avoided. Employers are often of the opinion that they can dismiss employees without ...

  • Wednesday 6th October 2010

    Will writers' lasting legacy

    An investigative report by the BBC Panorama programme into Will writers was broadcast on 9 August and it highlighted many of the dangers people face when instructing Will writers as opposed to solicitors to prepare their Wills. The key points to emerge were as follows: Will writers are ...

  • Tuesday 5th October 2010

    Boundary dispute leaves family facing large bill

    An argument over a narrow strip of land has left a mother and son facing massive costs after their claim was heard in the Court of Appeal recently. Both the claimants and the defendant engaged Queens Counsel in the Court of Appeal. The dispute arose because the claimants’ neighbour wanted to ...

  • Monday 4th October 2010

    Uninsured builders can leave home-owners with headache

    Home owners are warned to check that builders and their labourers are properly insured as illustrated by a recent case. It involved a man who was hired to do casual labour for a builder working on a house. The builder was uninsured. The man needed to access a flat roof and asked the ...

  • Saturday 2nd October 2010

    Kent Messenger call on Gullands for advice to growing businesses

    Gullands together with the University of Kent is providing a new column in the Kent Messenger newspaper for growing and expanding businesses. The column, which appears every month in the Kent Messenger’s Kent Business supplement under the banner Grow, is intended to equip businesses as ...

  • Friday 1st October 2010

    Gullands supports ambitious football club project

    Gullands is delighted to be sponsoring Sevenoaks Town Junior Football Club’s kit as part of an ambitious new project launched by the Club and Kent County Football Association. The project will create a central ‘hub club’ for young players with a visual impairment to facilitate ...

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