Ridout v TC Group [1998] IRLR 628 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

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

    Date:
    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".

  • Trigger for DDA's adjustment duty

    Date:
    1 November 1998

    In Ridout v TC Group (13 July 1998) EOR82D, the EAT rules that an employer was not in breach of the Disability Discrimination Act's duty to make a reasonable adjustment where it was reasonably unaware that any adjustment was required to the lighting in a room where an applicant with photosensitive epilepsy was interviewed.

  • Disability discrimination: No discrimination against epileptic job applicant

    Date:
    1 November 1998

    An employer could not reasonably have been expected to know, without being told by a job applicant suffering from photosensitive epilepsy, that the fluorescent lighting in the room in which she was interviewed might disadvantage her, holds the EAT in Ridout v T C Group.