Parliament introduces tough new bribery legislation
On 8 April 2010 Parliament passed tough new Bribery legislation that could leave construction and other firms open to bribery charges. The legislation, which will be introduced in...
Taking children on holiday
As the summer holidays approach, parents will no doubt be turning their mind to holidays abroad. For many of us this means simply deciding where to go but for those who are s...
Many people will spend a lot of time looking for their perfect holiday and will make sacrifices in order to pay for it. Glossy brochures will show you the dream and travel ag...
Employees given right to request training
From April this year employees have been given the new right to request training relevant to their job, workplace or business. The right to request time to train was included in t...
Gullands meet Maidstone & the Weald’s new MP Helen Grant
On 6 May Helen Grant was elected MP for Maidstone & the Weald, replacing the long-standing Ann Widdecombe. Gullands chairman, Blair Gulland, was one of the first to congr...
World Cup fever
As the streets are filling up with the flags of St George in anticipation of the World Cup many employers are already worrying about the many employment issues that will arise from...
Gullands solicitors warn on Wills with top heavy legacies
Those who have made Wills but haven’t recently reviewed them may find that legacies and gifts included when the economy was a little more buoyant now leave little available f...
Gullands solicitors warn on CGT apportion following Budget rise
In the Budget on Tuesday (22 June) the Chancellor announced that Capital Gains Tax will rise with immediate effect for higher rate tax payers from 18% to 28%. The annual allo...
Is World Cup fever distracting warring couples?
As World Cup fever grips the nation divorce solicitors in Maidstone are reporting a significant reduction in the number of new divorce instructions from clients since the start of ...
Potholes need not leave a hole in your pocket, says law firm Gullands
One of the defining characteristics of this year’s hard winter has been the rapid deterioration of our roads and the appearance of potholes. So serious is the problem t...