How rapid Covid-19 tests at work can reboot the economy as Bentley, Tata and John Lewis save a fortune with 15-minute swabs for staff
- John Lewis revealed it had conducted more than 45,700 tests with employees
- Retailer said testing had saved 6,643 working days for 2,286 staff members
- Firm is taking part in Government scheme which has paid for 1.5 million tests
Some of Britain’s biggest firms have prevented thousands of sick days and kept entire factories from shutdowns by rolling out rapid Covid-19 tests for staff.
John Lewis, steelmaker Tata and carmakers Jaguar and Bentley saved hundreds of thousands of pounds after they set up schemes for employees, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.
Business chiefs last night said that the stunning results from the mass workplace checks – which can take as little as 15 minutes – showed they can play a vital role in rebooting the economy.
The MoS today launches a campaign to make Covid tests at work commonplace…