Tag Archive: disability

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
long COVID

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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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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knowledge
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
Access to Work

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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Sexual harassment and harassment at work – new guidance published

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published guidance on sexual harassment and otherView Article

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harassment
disability harassment

Is it harassment to suspend an employee who can only write by hand for a few minutes?

Harassment occurs where one person engages in unwanted conduct related to a protected characteristic, suchView Article

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

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

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disability