Reasonable adjustments and disability

Given that we have had disability legislation now for 20 years, you would have thought employers might have realised by now that they have a legal duty in the Equality Act 2010 to make reasonable adjustments to level the playing field for disabled staff. A recent case...

Employee trend in disability discrimination cases

Under s15 of the Equality Act 2010, an employee argues that their employer treats them unfavourably because of ‘something’ arising in consequence of their disability and argues that the employer cannot show that treatment is a proportionate means of achieving a...

Focusing on progressive disabilities

You may be aware that under the Equality Act certain conditions that might be described as progressive are automatically deemed a disability under the legislation including Cancer, HIV and Multiple Sclerosis.  Sight impairments that are certified by a Consultant...