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Our Employment Team, in conjunction with Liberty HR Recruitment, recently hosted a panel discussion focused on what employers need to know about long Covid and the implications for your business.
Date & Time May 2021 | Recording available
In May, Foot Anstey's Employment Team, in conjunction with Liberty HR Recruitment, hosted a panel discussion looking at the implications of long Covid for employers. It provided an opportunity to learn about long Covid from those who are suffering with it and to hear from a renowned expert in this emerging field, Dr David Strain.
Long Covid is so new that, even now, there is no clear definition as to what it is and how it affects people. Yet according to a recent ONS survey over the four-week period up to 6 March 2021, an estimated 1.1 million people in the UK reported experiencing long Covid.
Out of those who had self-reported long Covid, 697,000 first had (or suspected they had) Covid-19 twelve weeks previously and 70,000 first had (or suspected they had) Covid-19 at least one year previously.
There are so many unknowns about this debilitating illness that it can be incredibly difficult to manage in the workplace and support employees who are suffering or caring for those who are suffering.
This insightful session included:
If you have any queries regarding the event, or would like more information on how long Covid issues might be affecting your employees, please contact us.