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DDA adjustments should be assessed pre-recruitment, CA says

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Recruitment of a disabled person is associated with obligations that need to be thought through at an early stage, a recent Court of Appeal (CA) decision has underlined.

A blind computer specialist who waited two years for training, and for suitable computer software to be installed, to allow her to work had suffered unjustifiable discrimination and had been constructively dismissed, the CA ruled in an unusual case.