Time-limited COVID-status certification


As the UK lockdown eases, the government is considering the introduction of time-limited COVID-status certification to help reopen the economy and society. In an article published in Global Baking & Finance Review, Brackenbury client considers the implications.

As the UK lockdown eases, friends and relatives are reuniting, shops are once again welcoming customers, and beer gardens are full of chatter. With GDP down almost 10% in 2020 and many businesses still on their knees as a result of the emergency measures, the Government is keen to ensure that the current momentum continues and the exit from lockdown is irreversible. One method the UK administration – and others around the world – are considering is the introduction of time-limited COVID-status certification to help reopen the economy and society, reduce restrictions on social contact, and improve safety.

This article was published by Global Banking and Finance Review. You can read the full version on their website.