It is a common occurrence that during a disciplinary process an employee will frequently raise a grievance (and often some terrible grievances as workers use their ‘one last opportunity’ to put the world to rights from their perspective). This raises the question for an employer as to whether the disciplinary process should be interrupted until … Continue reading Overlapping Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
Dyslexia is is, especially if undiagnosed, a debilitating condition in the affect it has on the self-confidence of those with the condition. Thankfully, in children there has been a marked improvement in the identification of students with dyslexia and related conditions meaning appropriate support can be given (although, no doubt, there is still much more … Continue reading Diagnosing Dyslexia
This is a question that is only ever likely to be asked of employees of central government departments. In most circumstances a disabled employee who is unable to travel to work by their own means (for example, by driving or using public transport) may obtain assistance through the Access to Work scheme which provides fares … Continue reading Can a Taxi to work be a Reasonable Adjustment?
Mr Kiani was employed by a government department. In March 2008 he was suspended from duty and in June 2008 his security clearance, which was necessary for him to perform his job was withdrawn. In July 2010 Mr Kiani was dismissed, although no reasons were given for his dismissal. Such lack of transparency has all … Continue reading Procedural (In)justice