Hughes v London Borough of Hillingdon [1999] ET/6001328/98

Reports relating to this case:

  • Interpreting the DDA - part 2: discrimination, justification and adjustment

    1 July 2001

    The meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) as it has been interpreted by the employment tribunals and the appellate courts is examined here in the second of a two-part series. Part One (EOR 94) looked at the meaning of "disability".

  • Failure to make adjustment for deaf applicant

    1 June 2000

    An employer which failed to ensure that both recruitment interviewers understood the extent of a deaf applicant's disability and made the assumption that the applicant would understand the questions without canvassing his view breached its duty to make reasonable adjustments, rules a London North employment tribunal (Chair: D A Pearl) in Hughes v The London Borough of Hillingdon.