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Disability discrimination: EAT provides guidance on definition of reasonable adjustments

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    Salford NHS Primary Care Trust v Smith EAT/0507/10 (0 other reports)

disability discrimination | duty to make reasonable adjustments

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that a proposed adjustment will constitute a "reasonable adjustment" within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) only where it prevents the provision, criterion or practice (PCP) that places the disabled person at a substantial disadvantage.