Kenny v Hampshire Constabulary  IRLR 76 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
- 1 March 1999
In Kenny v Hampshire Constabulary (14 October 19998) EOR84D, the EAT rules that an employer's duty under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to make a reasonable adjustment to arrangements on which employment is offered or afforded is restricted to "job related" matters.
Disability discrimination: No duty on employers to provide carers to attend to employees' personal needs
- 1 February 1999
An employer's statutory duty under the Disability Discrimination Act to make "reasonable adjustments" did not extend to providing a carer to assist a disabled person when using the toilet, notwithstanding that without that help the disabled person was deprived of the opportunity to be employed by the employer, holds the EAT in Kenny v Hampshire Constabulary.