As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues, at Wilkins Kennedy we are doing everything we can to ensure that we keep our people safe while continuing to deliver the high quality, personal service you are used to.
With the Prime Minister’s latest announcements, as a business, we have been closely monitoring the situation and considering the health and well being of our colleagues and clients as our number one priority.
We have made the decision to close all of our offices nationally, to help our teams look after themselves, their families and local communities, during these unprecedented times.
Whilst our offices remain closed, you can be reassured we are here to help you and continue to work remotely. Please continue to use the existing email address and telephone numbers to contact your usual client partner or advisory team, so that we can continue to provide you with the most appropriate service to help in these challenging times.
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