Tag Archive: disability discrimination

reasonable adjustments

Making reasonable adjustments and competitive interviews

Employers have a duty under the Equality Act in some circumstances to make reasonable adjustmentsView Article

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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

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disabilities
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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Top five cases of 2021

It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals.  Employers have been dealingView Article

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Top five cases
Deemed disability

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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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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menopausal

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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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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Disability strategy