Tag Archive: disability

Equality Act

Changes to the Equality Act on the horizon

The Government has published draft regulations which will amend the Equality Act 2010.  The purposeView Article

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Did an employee’s ‘meltdowns’ in work arise from his disability?

Discrimination arising from disability occurs where an employee is treated unfavourably by their employer becauseView Article

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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