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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.



 

  • Monday 1st March 2021

    No fault divorce update

    The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 was passed into law on 25 June 2020 however, there is still no clear timeframe as to when no-fault divorces will be introduced. It is anticipated that the new legislation could be applicable from autumn 2021 once various court procedures have been ...

  • Monday 1st March 2021

    Divorce in later life and retirement planning

    We are living longer and it is no surprise that the divorce rate amongst older couples has been rising here in the UK. According to figures from the Office of National Statistics, divorce increased by more than 20% in the over 60’s in the last decade. It is therefore essential that separating ...

  • Monday 22nd February 2021

    Uber drivers are ruled workers by Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court has ruled (19 February 2021) that Uber drivers must be treated as workers rather than as being self-employed which means thousands of drivers are set to be entitled to receive the national minimum wage and holiday pay. This ruling is likely to have wider consequences for the ...

  • Thursday 21st January 2021

    Business Insurance Claims ruling – good news for thousands of small businesses

    Thousands of businesses across the UK could be offered a financial ‘lifeline’ following the judgement handed down by The Supreme Court in the FCA Business Interruption Test Case. The Court has now dismissed appeals by insurers and this final word on the meaning of various business ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Welcome to InBrief Winter 2021

    Whilst at the time of writing this we find ourselves back in a national lockdown, I believe we can confidently look ahead to the end being not too far away thanks to the dedication of those who have developed a vaccine in record time. With that in mind we look ahead to some of the 2021 events ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Christmas charity

    Each Christmas instead of sending Christmas cards we make a donation to a charity chosen by the teams in our Maidstone and Gravesend offices. For 2020 we decided to give both donations to support the work of Porchlight here in Kent. Porchlight is Kent’s largest charity for ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Events for 2021

    Whilst there is still a gap in all of our 2021 diaries for attending face to face events, there are two coming up which we very much hope will take place and we will hopefully be there in person. Farm Expo Wednesday 21 April 2021, Kent County Showground Free to attend this is an excellent ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Celebrating family businesses

    We are celebrating the many successes achieved by family owned and run businesses who dominate the UK economy. According to the Institute for Family Business State of the Nation report on the UK Family Business Sector 2019-20, family businesses here in the UK make up over 87% of the UK’s ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    Kristina Boulden Romney Marsh Wools

    How long has your business been running? We set up Romney Marsh Wools in 2008 as a diversification of our main farm through collaborating with British makers, as we wanted to showcase our Romney Wool and all its benefits of being natural, sustainable and incredibly versatile. Later, in 2018, ...

  • Monday 18th January 2021

    A unique Kent sporting tradition

    Gullands is a firm passionate about cricket and we are delighted to sponsor Mote Cricket Club here in Maidstone as well as some of the smaller local teams. We have certainly missed the cricket season in 2020, so we caught up with artisan local cricket bat makers Andrew and Vicky Kember from ...

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