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We believe that the best way to get through the coronavirus crisis is together, and that's why we're still here for our clients throughout these trying times.

Here you'll find our latest news stories about coronavirus, information on support available from the government, as well as practical advice so you know what you can do to keep your business operating during these unusual times.

Although most Wilkin Chapman staff are working from home, we're still available over the phone or by email, so if you have any pressing legal questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Latest coronavirus updates

Pandemic brings future of farming into sharper focus

27 May 2020

From tractors to turbines, MOT testing and storage the ways in which modern-day farmers make a living is changing



Our love letter to Lincolnshire pays tribute to struggling farming families

20 May 2020

We're raising the profile of the county's unsung heroes working tirelessly to feed the nation during coronavirus



Ancient Will-writing law still applies despite coronavirus complications

18 May 2020

What do Queen Victoria, Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce and Will signing formalities have in common?



Making your employees take holiday (even though they can’t go to Tenerife)

14 May 2020

Far-flung shores and European city breaks are temporarily off the cards – but the issue of annual leave isn’t going anywhere



Personal protective equipment – your rights

07 May 2020

With the NHS under strain and key workers complaining of equipment deficiencies, what are your rights when it comes to PPE?

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Social distancing applies in the countryside – a plea goes out to protect our rural areas from coronavirus

07 May 2020

Walkers making use of the region’s public rights of way are reminded how they can help keep our countryside and open spaces free from the coronavirus threat



Whiplash reforms delay gives personal injury sector time to adjust

05 May 2020

Personal injury businesses have further time to consider impacts of far-reaching reforms that affect people’s ability to claim compensation

Personal injury


Construction and coronavirus – your guide

27 April 2020

From building site safety to contract challenges and funding, here are some of the key issues to consider in the current climate

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Protect your business during coronavirus

21 April 2020

Our business expert Ian Rose joins employment specialist Oliver Tasker to offer essential advice for those in charge of small and medium businesses



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Coronavirus guides

With so many new schemes popping up to support people and businesses through the pandemic, it can be difficult to keep track of it all. That's why we're putting together guidance about some of the most important topics and talking points as they emerge.

Here you'll find a range of guides and updates in printable PDF form, helping you to navigate the fast-paced changes to law and regulation during lockdown.

Useful downloads

Employment Law and Coronavirus: General Summary

PDF 369.41 KB

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Your Guide

PDF 225.33 KB

Latest Guide for Residential Landlords

PDF 1.01 MB

Residential Landlord Debt Recovery

PDF 345.51 KB

Coronavirus webinars and films

Just because we're apart, doesn't mean we have to be alone. There are all sorts of resources out there to help you connect with people and keep on top of everything that's going on in this strange new world.

On this page you'll find links to upcoming webinars that we've hosted or taken part in, as well as videos of previous sessions. We'll also publish podcasts, clips and radio interviews as they happen.


Upcoming Events:

Protecting your business and recovering debts

Event: Protecting your business and recovering debts

Date: 9 Jun, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Life after furlough – Episode 3

Event: Life after furlough – Episode 3

Date: 3 Jun, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

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ChamberConnect – upcoming changes to job retention scheme featuring Oliver Tasker

Event: ChamberConnect – upcoming changes to job retention scheme featuring Oliver Tasker

Date: 4 Jun, 2020

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

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Latest video

Life after furlough (Episode 2) 22.05.2020

More videos

Life after furlough (Episode 2) 22.05.2020
Landlords: how to address rent arrears 21.05.2020
Cancellation of events due to coronavirus 20.05.2020
Furlough scheme / HMRC guidance 27.04.2020
Job Retention Scheme update 03.04.2020


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