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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.

  • Tuesday 7th December 2021

    Christmas competition time!

    Do you fancy winning one of three Maidstone Monopoly special edition board games to keep your family and friends entertained this Christmas? Enjoy trading and visiting landmarks such as Leeds Castle and the Archbishop’s Palace as well as other localised features. It’s a great way ...

  • Friday 26th November 2021

    Weald of Kent Prize Giving

    One of the final highlights in the farming calendar here in the Weald of Kent is the prize giving for the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match and the Kent Hop and Beer competitions, which all took place on Wednesday 17th November at Marden Cricket and Hockey Club. This year there were around 80 hop ...

  • Monday 1st November 2021

    Adjudication and insolvency in construction contracts

    What is the point of the adjudication process if one or both parties is insolvent and what does this mean for those with construction contracts at a time when there might be an increase in insolvencies? The crux of the issue is that an adjudication can take place where one party in the contract ...

  • Monday 1st November 2021

    Commercial rent arrears

    An extreme course of action reported in the news recently of a commercial property landlord filmed smashing the glass of their premises’ windows for the alleged non-payment of rent by the tenant. What are the options for a frustrated landlord if a tenant can’t or won’t ...

  • Monday 1st November 2021

    Changing face of England’s High Streets

    Changes to planning rules in England which came into effect on 1 August will now make it easier for the owners of empty shops and some other commercial buildings to convert them into homes. Some people in the property industry say this could mean as many as four out of five retail units being ...

  • Monday 1st November 2021

    Flexible office space considerations

    As a number of workers across many sectors continue more hybrid home/office working arrangements, there will be many businesses re-evaluating where and how much office space they actually need in the future. All businesses value the opportunity to bring their teams together and according to ...

  • Monday 1st November 2021

    Energy Performance and leases

    Whilst it is too early to report on the results of a recent government consultation on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions from commercial buildings in England and Wales, it is worth noting the likely impact this could have on leases in the future, especially long leases. In 2019 ...

  • Wednesday 13th October 2021

    The importance of good record keeping

    The importance of good record keeping Good record keeping is important for all businesses and The Companies Act (2006) requires businesses to keep a statutory register, which also needs to be reviewed and updated. Details which need to be recorded ...

  • Wednesday 13th October 2021

    Government confirms tips and service charge legislation changes on the horizon

    Government confirms tips and service charge legislation changes on horizon The Government has confirmed restaurant owners will be banned from taking customer tips and service charge payments from around two million waiting staff and hospitality workers, after it published a long awaited response ...

  • Wednesday 13th October 2021

    Miscarriage support in the workplace should be increased

    Miscarriage support in the workplace should be increased Workplace support for employees who have been impacted by a miscarriage should be increased according to The Miscarriage Association, and it would also like to see employers themselves taking further steps to offer support, where it ...

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