National lateral flow testing scheme – testing in the workplace
Businesses can order free rapid lateral flow tests to test their employees twice a week in the workplace, if they cannot work from home. This scheme is available for limited companies and registered charities, with ten or more employees.
Businesses will need to know their companies house registration number before starting this process.
If businesses have 50 or more employees, they will be directed straight to the company house reference number page.
If businesses have less than 50 employees, they will be presented with two options: “Find a local testing site” or “I would still like to register for National Workplace Testing”, they will need to select the register for National Workplace Testing option, and then continue with the form.
The deadline to register for this scheme is 12 April 2021
To register for this scheme please visit Gov.uk
National lateral flow testing scheme – employee home testing
This scheme is due to launch in early April and will only be available to businesses with more than ten employees.
Businesses will be able to order rapid lateral flow tests for employees to test themselves, twice a week in their own homes. These tests will be sent to the workplace, for businesses to hand out.
Further information will be available in the coming weeks, so please keep checking Gov.uk or the Invest In North Lincolnshire website.