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Following the government’s announcement regarding the easing of Covid-19 restrictions Gullands have decided to continue with the precautions already in place. Therefore social distancing, temperature screening and hand sanitising measures will remain in place for the time being and we would respectfully ask all visitors to continue to wear a face covering unless exempt. Some of our employees will continue to work from home but face to face meetings can be arranged. As always if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 we would ask you not to come in and to follow government isolation guidelines. Attendance at our Gravesend office can take place by prior appointment only.  All our staff remain fully contactable by email and telephone.  We are grateful for your patience during these difficult times and remain committed to the safety and wellbeing of our clients and staff alike.

  • Friday 14th January 2022

    Weald of Kent Prize Giving

    One of the final highlights in the farming calendar each year here in Kent is the prize giving for the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match and Kent Hop and Beer competitions, which all takes place in November at Marden Cricket and Hockey Club. Hops are particularly synonymous with Kent and Sussex and ...

  • Friday 14th January 2022

    Maidstone Monopoly

    Maidstone Town Centre and a number of surrounding local landmarks have been immortalised in a special edition of the board game Monopoly and in December, we ran a special competition to give away three of the game sets to celebrate. Whether stopping to buy the exclusive Leeds Castle or landing ...

  • Friday 14th January 2022

    Later life divorce and mental capacity

    Divorce rates for the over 65’s have tripled since 1990 and a question which sometimes arises is do both parties have the mental capacity to divorce? Therefore, if one party lacks mental capacity, do they need someone – a friend, relative or professional advocate who can make decisions ...

  • Friday 14th January 2022

    The Wine Weekend

    Whilst you might currently be enjoying a dry January after the excesses of the festive period, something to look forward to is a brand new wine event for the public which is being held in Maidstone on Saturday 16th July 2022. The Wine Weekend is a new event to celebrate and showcase viticulture ...

  • Friday 14th January 2022

    The Environment Act 2021

    The Environment Act 2021 received Royal Assent in November and it aims to ensure a range of environmental protection measures in England are adhered to. This includes a range of opportunities for farmers and land owners, but potentially a whole raft of new legislation and third party agreements to ...

  • Thursday 13th January 2022

    Is your driving licence at risk?

    Recent research by the charity Cycling UK says there are 142,275 drivers who were banned from driving between 2017-2021 for exceeding 12 points on their licence. It also claims a further 35,569 were able to keep their licence during the same five year period as they were successful in Court ...

  • Thursday 13th January 2022

    Looking ahead to 2022 and beyond

    Looking ahead to some of the continuing commercial issues which many business owners will have been dealing with over the last couple of years, it is important to remain prepared and also consider how the law can help to protect your business interests going forwards. Some of the ...

  • Thursday 13th January 2022

    Performance based commercial leases

    The ups and downs of the pandemic are still affecting many business sectors, with retail and hospitality again hit hard, especially over what should have been their busy Christmas period. Some commercial landlords and their tenants have already agreed measures to help during these ongoing, ...

  • Thursday 13th January 2022

    HMRC changes Inheritance Tax regulations for excepted estates

    The rules for probate reporting around non-tax paying estates are changing and for deaths occurring from 1 January 2022, executors will be exempt from having to submit a detailed return to obtain probate. The changes now reduce the level of reporting required for Excepted Estates as well ...

  • Thursday 13th January 2022

    Christmas charities

    Every year in lieu of sending out Christmas cards we make a donation to two local charities and this year we will be donating £750 each to Ellenor and Gravesham Sanctury. In their own words information about each organisation and details of how you can also support them. “Since 1985, ...

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