Duty to make reasonable adjustments

Latest items in Duty to make reasonable adjustments

  • Date:
    1 December 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

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

  • Disability discrimination: Refusal of flexible start time to disabled teaching assistant was reasonable

    Date:
    1 November 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Appleby v The Governing Body of Colburn Community Primary School and another EAT/0334/15, the EAT upheld an employment tribunal decision that it was not a breach of disability discrimination laws to require a teacher with narcolepsy and mental health problems to be at work for 8.45am, when she had asked for 15 minutes' leeway to arrive by 9am.

  • How can employers help to close the "autism employment gap"?

    Date:
    31 October 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    A report published by the National Autistic Society has called on employers to help close the "autism employment gap", after revealing that only 16% of those with autism are in full-time paid work.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 October 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.

  • Disability discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Buchanan v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, in which the EAT dealt with justification in the context of discrimination arising from disability.

  • Disability discrimination: pay protection may be a reasonable adjustment

    Date:
    1 September 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that protecting an employee's pay may be a reasonable adjustment to counter a disabled employee's disadvantage.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 September 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    Chris Cook is partner and head of employment and Keely Rushmore is senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Date:
    22 July 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    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.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2016
    Type:
    Law reports

    David Malamatenios is partner at Colman Coyle Solicitors. He rounds up the latest rulings.

  • Podcast: Cases against NHS employers

    Date:
    24 June 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss a number of recent cases that concern NHS employers but that could also apply more widely.

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