Is long COVID a disability?

Webinar 1 Mar 2022

With the emergence of COVID-19 many people now face living with "long COVID" in this webinar we cover what it is and what the implications are for small businesses and the self-employed

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In this webinar we cover the legal considerations for employers with staff that may have long COVID focusing on:

  • What is long COVID
  • How widespread is long COVID?
  • How does it affect workers?
  • Which groups of workers are most affected?
  • Is long COVID a disability?
  • What should employers do to support workers with long COVID?

Our panel also discuss the latest findings from our report on disability and health in small businesses.

Your Panel: 

  • Lucy Seymour-Smith, Regional Policy Manager (England)
  • Emelia Quist, Head of Policy Research, FSB
  • Jennifer Williams, Senior Diversity & Inclusion Business Partner, Acas
  • Rebecca Thomas, Head of Employment Policy, EHRC