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Businesses will receive free Covid testing kits until end of July

Tens of 1000’s of companies will receive free coronavirus testing kits until the end of July










Tens of 1000’s of companies will receive free coronavirus testing kits until the end of July, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. 

The Government scheme to offer employers with free lateral circulate kits was on account of end this week. 

But former Health Secretary Matt Hancock instructed The Mail on Sunday it could be prolonged to the end of July, saying: ‘We know the way essential that is to serving to defend employers and staff by offering speedy outcomes that break chains of transmissions and cease instances changing into outbreaks. 

Extension: The Government scheme to offer employers with free lateral circulate kits was on account of end this week

‘This speedy testing brings the dual advantages of saving worker hours and saving companies lost income.’ 

The scheme was first prolonged from the end of March after calls from companies as half of The Mail on Sunday’s Tests at Work marketing campaign. 

But now CBI president Lord Bilimoria says an extra extension is required. 

He mentioned: ‘Government should proceed focused assist for companies affected by restrictions by extending business charges reduction for the worst-affected sectors and may set out the long run of workplace testing past July.’

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