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Making reasonable adjustments and competitive interviews
Employers have a duty under the Equality Act in some circumstances to make reasonable adjustmentsView Article Read more
Online service to help employers support employees with disabilities
The Government has announced a new online service that aims to give employers the toolsView Article Read more
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 Read more
Is long COVID a disability?
According to official statistics published on 6 May 2022, an estimated 1.8 million people livingView Article Read more
Hot desking – a warning for employers
The pandemic has led to many employers introducing changes to the way in which employeesView Article Read more
What is a deemed disability?
The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination in employment in respect of nine protected characteristics, including disability. AView Article Read more
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 Read more
Do menopausal symptoms amount to a disability?
A person has a disability under the Equality Act 2010 if they have a physicalView Article Read more
National Disability Strategy – employment implications
The Government has published a National Disability Strategy setting out the actions it will takeView Article Read more
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 Read more