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Posted by Sarah Perry on 11 June 2020

Sarah Perry - Dispute Resolution - Managing Partner
Sarah Perry Managing Partner

I am very conscious that there is a copious amount of information and advice in circulation on how to adapt and cope with the current lockdown and its consequences for both businesses and individuals, including our own Legal Guide for UK Business.

However, I thought you may enjoy hearing about what a number of Warwickshire companies are doing to adapt to the new ‘normal’ as well as views from regional business leaders, including our own Nick Abell who, as well as Chairman of Wright Hassall, is also acting Chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP, and Louise Bennett, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce.

Some of the stories out there, such as the Warwickshire Gin Company switching production from its artisan ‘Leamington on Parade’ gin to hand sanitiser, and Stratford’s MOR bakery delivering vital supplies to vulnerable people in their community, are inspiring tales of entrepreneurship, adaptability and willingness to support the wider community in its hour of need. We also hope our top tips for entertaining children confined to home will bring a smile - and possibly some relief - to hard-pressed parents trying to juggle work with home schooling; while we should all pay attention to Adam Dent’s advice on keeping hard-won reputations.

Wright Hassall has been in Leamington since 1846. In the intervening years the firm has weathered two world wars, the Great Depression and many recessions. Although this pandemic has created a situation none of us will ever have encountered, let alone dealt with, we will continue to support all our clients, contacts and our local community throughout, and beyond, this crisis. None of us know with any certainty the shape of the future, but our region has strong foundations on which to rebuild our economy and we will do our bit to make it happen.

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Sarah Perry

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Sarah is the firm's Managing Partner and head of the firm's highly regarded dispute resolution group.

Sarah Perry

Sarah is the firm's Managing Partner and head of the firm's highly regarded dispute resolution group.

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