Why the Test and Trace system is failing

Data suggests people are reluctant to pass on the details of possible contacts outside their own household, Prof Fraser said, adding: “About two thirds of the contacts are reported in the household, and we don’t know exactly why that is.” Last month, the Government introduced a new self-isolation coronavirus grant for people in work on […]

Serco chief hits out at Labour criticism of NHS Test and Trace

The boss of the outsourcer at the centre of a row over the NHS’s Covid test and trace scheme has launched a scathing attack on a senior Labour MP over comments it should be “sacked” for perceived failings. Rupert Soames, chief executive of Serco, said he was...