All items: Disability discrimination

  • Bonus season: five mistakes employers can make

    Date:
    15 February 2017

    No matter who the employer is and how much scrutiny they are under, calculating bonuses can be problematic. We round up five employment law cases where the employer made a bonus mistake.

  • Duty to make reasonable adjustments: five tips from case law

    Date:
    7 December 2016

    The duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers requires employers to consider what is "reasonable". But how can employers make sure they stay on the right side of this requirement? We round up five examples where the courts and tribunals found that the duty was triggered.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2016

    Date:
    1 December 2016

    What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

  • Are "discrimination arising from disability" claims an easy route to employment tribunal wins?

    Date:
    1 October 2016

    The number of employment tribunal claims for discrimination arising from disability appears to be rising. John Charlton looks at what is behind the trend, and asks how future developments could affect the way employers manage disabled people at work.

  • Five important employment law cases in 2016… and five more to come

    Date:
    22 July 2016

    So far in 2016, there have been notable employment law cases on: holiday pay; childcare vouchers; social media at work; fraudulent sick leave; and reasonable adjustments for disabled people.

  • Ten important employment law cases in 2015

    Date:
    11 December 2015

    Key judgments in 2015 include cases on: working time; whistleblowing; holiday pay; annual leave during sickness absence; redundancy consultations; disability discrimination; and the role of HR in disciplinary proceedings. Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.

  • Diabetes as a disability

    Date:
    9 April 2015

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision involving the concept of disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, when considered in relation to an individual with type 2 diabetes largely controlled by avoiding sugary drinks.

  • Legal questions and answers: Redundancy and employees with disabilities

    Date:
    31 October 2013

    Redundancies are rarely straightforward and, if it involves a disabled employee, your standard procedures may need to be adjusted. Akshay Choudhry, an associate from Burges Salmon, looks at the issues.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to disability discrimination.