Mowat-Brown v University of Surrey [2002] IRLR 235 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Adjusting to disability

    Date:
    1 December 2002

    It is the duty of the employer to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace in order that a disabled person can be successfully employed. Failure to do so can result in a claim for discrimination. The problem lies in determining what is a reasonable adjustment, and it is here that the OH professional can make a contribution, By Joan Lewis and Linda Goldman.

  • When is a progressive condition a disability?

    Date:
    1 September 2002

    A recent EAT case has clarified the meaning of progessive conditions under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

  • When is a progressive condition a disability?

    Date:
    25 June 2002

    A recent EAT case has clarified the meaning of progressive conditions under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

  • Disability discrimination: Progressive condition a disability only if substantial adverse effects likely in the future

    Date:
    15 April 2002

    In Mowat-Brown v University of Surrey, the EAT upholds an employment tribunal's decision that a claimant diagnosed with multiple sclerosis was not disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act.

  • Progressive condition claim fails

    Date:
    1 April 2002

    In Mowat-Brown v University of Surrey (10 December 2001), the EAT holds that an applicant who had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis was not a disabled person within the meaning of the statutory definition because he had not established that the condition was likely to have a substantial adverse effect on his ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.