· 49% of business owners or HR managers are expecting managing COVID-19 health data of employees to be a burden

· 36% of business owners and HR managers think they will have to hire someone to manage the COVID-19 health data of employees

· Businesses are expecting to spend around 8 hours a week managing the health data of their employees, equating to working day a week or 35 hours a month

New research from digital health pass tested.me, …

Written by tested.me Founder, Andy Reid

As the world looks for a solution to help manage the health and vaccine status of its population, much debate has occurred regarding the privacy and security of an individual’s health data; who owns it and who should it be shared with?

Many are asking the question as to whether sharing a person’s covid health status digitally is a sustainable option, and whether organisations can indeed ensure that an individual’s vaccine status has not been manipulated?

The Scottish government has recently found itself in hot water regarding a security flaw in its vaccine certificates…

Tested.me has now submitted to officially register as a B Corp. To become a B Corp business, you must adhere to the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance your profit made and purpose. At tested.me we believe good business is more than profit.

We want to join other change-making businesses in redefining success to help build a more inclusive, secure and stable economy in a post pandemic world.

Having been able to use tested.me as a solution to help to facilitate the reopening of society during the Covid-19 pandemic and getting…

· 78% of employees will either raise a formal complaint or consider leaving their workplace if Covid safety is not taken seriously on their return to work

· 12% of employees surveyed said they would leave their workplace if Covid safety is not taken seriously on their return to work

· Over 80% of Gen Z and Millennial employees said they would consider making a formal complaint or consider leaving if Covid safety is not taken seriously

The findings of a recent survey, commissioned by digital health pass tested.me, of 1,144 UK employees has revealed that 78% of employees will…

Testing, tracing, and isolating are a core part of the UK’s toolkit in the fight against COVID-19 and they are likely to remain so until — and even after — the majority of the UK population is vaccinated. Around 1 in 3 people who have COVID-19 are asymptomatic, meaning they display no symptoms of the virus, therefore may unknowingly pass the virus on. We believe that using rapid lateral flow tests to regularly test the population and identify these asymptomatic cases, thus breaking chains of transmission, is essential to reopening society safely. …

When entering into teaching no one expects to be on the front line of a pandemic, yet this is the situation teachers and other school staff are facing.

Teachers and schools are trying to plan and educate young minds with the backdrop of ever-changing government guidelines and expectations. From staff absences to online teaching and new Covid-19 testing to the mental health impact, schools need help to work out the new normal and be prepared for future changes.

Staff Absence

Since teaching returned to the classroom in September, schools have struggled with teacher absences as a result of regular self-isolation periods. …

Many businesses across the globe are continuing to adapt to be Covid-19 secure as different lockdowns and restrictions come into place. In the UK, businesses are navigating continued uncertainty while preparing to reopen after the Christmas break. Here are our top tips for keeping your business and team healthy and motivated over the coming months.

Rapid testing

Rapid testing gives businesses a quick and effective way to test their workforce, either on a regular basis or when someone displays symptoms. …

With another lockdown comes new challenges, particularly as the nights draw in and our worlds feel smaller.

At tested.me, we’re big believers in holistic health. Here, we’re sharing seven practical things you can do for your mental and physical health during this time. We’re here if you need us.

Create new ways to virtually connect

If our first lockdown was about virtual quizzes and House Party, let this lockdown be about new, inventive activities where video is optional (Zoom fatigue is real).

Granted, you may not want to have another quiz, but can you initiate a book or podcast club? With Christmas cheer in the air…

With the gloom of second-wave lockdowns now in place all over Europe, there is a beacon of hope in the news of improvements to the availability of Covid-19 testing. While PCR tests continue to offer the gold standard in testing, the new rapid tests create an exciting opportunity to test en masse in a quick and cost-effective way, as Liverpool is now experiencing.

So, what is rapid testing exactly?


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