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What are the implications of the test and trace service for employers?

Author: Jo Broadbent

The NHS test and trace service is an important part of the Government's strategy to reopen the economy safely and to minimise the risk of a second spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Employers are being asked to "play their part" in the service by encouraging workers to self-isolate, and to support them while they are in isolation. Jo Broadbent, Counsel Knowledge Lawyer at Hogan Lovells, explores some of the legal and practical issues for employers of the test and trace service.