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Reasonable adjustment

Does a failure to make reasonable adjustments in a dismissal process mean that the dismissal is unfair?

To successfully defend an unfair dismissal claim, an employer will need to show that thereView Article

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Is long COVID a disability?

According to official statistics published on 6 May 2022, an estimated 1.8 million people livingView Article

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long COVID
Hot desking

Hot desking – a warning for employers

The pandemic has led to many employers introducing changes to the way in which employeesView Article

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What is a deemed disability?

The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment in respect of nine protected characteristics, including disability.  AView Article

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Deemed disability
knowledge

Is a dismissal discriminatory if the employer does not know about a disability until after dismissal?

Discrimination arising from disability happens where an employer treats an employee unfavourably because of somethingView Article

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Do menopausal symptoms amount to a disability?

A person has a disability under the Equality Act 2010 if they have a physicalView Article

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menopausal
Disability strategy

National Disability Strategy – employment implications

The Government has published a National Disability Strategy setting out the actions it will takeView Article

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Are you required to protect pay when making reasonable adjustments?

The Equality Act 2010 imposes a duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments to helpView Article

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protect pay
Menopause

Menopause in the workplace – is further legislation required to protect employees?

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched an inquiry into workplace practices around the menopause.View Article

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Access to Work scheme – updated guidance

The Government has updated the guidance for employers on the Access to Work scheme withView Article

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Access to Work