Acas : Long COVID: Advice for employers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection.

Long COVID symptoms could affect someone's ability to work or cause them to take sickness absence.

The usual rules for sickness absence and sick pay apply when someone is off work because of long COVID. 

Acas has published advice and guidance for employers around

  • What the employer should do
  • When the employee feels able to return to work
  • If an employee is struggling to do their job

For further information and details please visit:

https://www.acas.org.uk/long-covid 

Posted on: Wednesday 12th May 2021