Employment Update Series: COVID-19 workplace testing: navigating the legal risks

37 minute read
01 February 2021


As businesses grapple (again) with how to safely reopen their physical premises to employees post-lockdown, many are considering the option of private COVID-19 testing or other health checks for staff. While there is currently no requirement for employers to carry out COVID-19 tests on their workforce, many organisations are considering doing so anyway, recognising that it may reassure employees and customers and ultimately provide a safer workplace. In this webinar, we'll help you weigh up the benefits of workplace testing against the legal risks.

NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on this website in any form is for information purposes only. It is not, and should not be taken as, legal advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any action based upon this information. Never disregard professional legal advice or delay in seeking legal advice because of something you have read on this website. Gowling WLG professionals will be pleased to discuss resolutions to specific legal concerns you may have.