Carer jailed for £10,000 theft
There have recently been reported in the press a spate of incidents involving the exploitation of vulnerable elderly people. In one such case, Stevenage care worker Jo-ann Th...
Divorced husband ordered to pay up after hidden share deal
The Court of Appeal has ordered a divorced husband to pay an additional £481,000 in ancillary relief to his former wife, five years after the original divorce was settled, be...
Council worker wins appeal in cut finger compensation case
A council worker’s claim that gloves issued by his employer were inadequate to protect him from injury has been upheld by the Court of Appeal. Steven Threlfall was wor...
There are over 17,000 listed buildings in Kent and many potential buyers are drawn to the charm of owning and living in a historic building, but there can also be problems associat...
Agency Worker Regulations
The Coalition Government has confirmed that although they had earmarked the Agency Workers Regulations for review, they will now leave them as made by the previous Government and t...
New workplace pension rules
Changes to the Pension Act 2008 will soon require all employers to enroll existing and new staff to a pension scheme within in three months of them joining the organisation. This ...
Protect your rights with a cohabitation agreement
Whilst Royal Wedding fever sweeps the country it is important to remember that one in six couples in England and Wales choose to live together rather than being married o...
Solicitors cook up a treat for Comic Relief
Maidstone solicitors Gullands joined in the Comic Relief fundraising fun on Friday 18 March, raising over £200 when a selection of homemade cakes and pin badges were sold to ...
Gullands’ Online Employment Policies
Gullands’ employment team produce two handy checklists to assist employers with two key issues: Hiring Staff and Handling Grievances. ...
Gullands Solicitors and Pharon Independent Financial Advisers Employment Seminars
Gullands Solicitors and Pharon Independent Financial Advisers held two joint breakfast seminars this week in Canterbury and Maidstone on the upcoming changes to Workplace Pensions ...