All items: Duty to make reasonable adjustments

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Disability discrimination under the Equality Act 2010

    Date:
    28 June 2010

    Much of the media attention on the Equality Act 2010 has focused on controversial areas relating to socio-economic inequality, positive action and gender pay reporting. However, the Act's disability discrimination provisions are likely to have much more impact on day-to-day working life. In this article, we take a detailed look at how the Equality Act 2010 deals with disability discrimination and how the current disability discrimination regime will change when the new provisions come into force.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to the duty to make reasonable adjustments in relation to disabled persons.