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Workplace Adjustments – What is “Reasonable”? (video)

We talk about ‘reasonable adjustments’, but what is ‘reasonable’?

Discrimination by Association – Case Law (text)

Discrimination by Association In May 2017 employers were reminded that The Equality Act 2010 is extended to those employees with caring responsibilities and reasonable adjustments should be put in place. Discrimination by association protects the individual from being discriminated against because of a third-party’s protected characteristic.

Adjustments at Recruitment – Case Law (text)

Adjustments at Recruitment Recently we have seen how important it is for recruitment assessments to take into consideration the disabilities of job applicants, and how a failure to make reasonable adjustments can put you at risk of a claim of indirect disability discrimination.

Discriminatory References (Case Law) (text)

Discriminatory References Employers have been advised to take extra care with references for ex-employees after a recent employment tribunal where a claimant believed he had been victimised and discriminated against because of his sickness absence.

Case law: Indirect discrimination against candidate with Asperger’s (text)

Does HR need to change recruitment processes following EAT ruling? (Source)

Equality Act 2010 – Disability Discrimination (text)

Key points Under the Equality Act 2010 a person is disabled if they have a physical or mental impairment which has a substantially adverse and long-term effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. In the workplace such activities are taken to include things like using a telephone or computer, interacting with colleagues, […]

Avoiding Disability Discrimination in Job Adverts (text)

Avoiding Disability Discrimination in Job Adverts (by Emma Bagshaw)

People with Facial Disfigurements – FAQ (text)

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Recruiting and Developing Employees who Stammer (text)

Recruiting and Developing Employees who Stammer

Workplace Adjustments for People with Speech Impairments (text)

Workplace adjustments for people with speech impairments.

Recruiting and working with someone who stammers- 10 things to know (text)

Recruiting and working with someone who stammers – 10 things to know.

Disability Discrimination Legislation (text)

Disability Discrimination Legislation.

Managing the Absence of a Disabled Employee (text)

Managing the absence of a disabled employee.

Pre-Employment Questions about Disability or Health (pdf)

Pre-Emloyment Questions about Disability or Health from EHRC

Disability Discrimination During Recruitment (text)

Disability discrimination during recruitment.

Disability Discrimination – keypoints for the workplace (pdf)

Disability discrimination, keypoints for the workplace (Acas)

Avoiding Discriminatory Questions at Interviews (text)

Avoiding Discriminatory Questions at Interviews.

Case Law – Communication is Key (text)

Case Law – Communication is Key.

Case Law- Time Limits for Disability Discrimination Claims (text)

Case Law- Time Limits for Disability Discrimination Claims.

Case Law – Definition of “Substantial Disadvantage” (text)

Case Law- Definition of “Substantial Disadvantage”.

Case Law – Obesity (text)

Case Law – Obesity.

Case Law – What is a “Reasonable” Adjustment? (text)

Case Law – What is a “Reasonable” Adjustment?.

Is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) a Disability? (text)

Is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) a Disability?

Case Law – Dyslexia (text)

Case Law – Dyslexia.

Case Law – What are “Normal Day to Day Activities”? (text)

Case Law – What are “Normal Day to Day Activities”?

Case Law – Invisible Disabilities (text)

Case Law – Invisible Disabilities.

Case Law – Online Tests (text)

Case Law – Online Tests.

Case Law – Changing Criteria (text)

Case Law – Changing Criteria.

Legislation – Managing Employees with Autism (text)

Legislation – Managing Employees with Autism.

Case Law – Cancer (text)

Case Law – Cancer.