Test and Trace: help for businesses

Free Covid testing for staff who cannot work from home

To help stop the virus spreading, free testing is available for all firms to test their workforce.

There are two routes to access Lateral Flow Testing (LFT), depending on the number of employees you have.

For businesses with 50+ employees

Register for Lateral Flow Tests for your employees.

The deadline for registration is 31 March 2021. 

For businesses with fewer than 50 employees

Lateral Flow Testing for smaller businesses is via local authorities. Here’s the list of local authorities taking part. 

The next step is to approach your local authority and ask what services they can provide.

What to do if someone in your team tests positive for Covid?

Infographic from BuildUK: What do to if a worker has COVID-19 or has to self isolate

Click on the image to download your own version of this PDF infographic (version of 5 Jan 2021).

Test your workforce: download the letter from Government

Communication of 25 Feb 2021 from The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy