Discrimination arising from disability and reasonable adjustments

Last week I posted a short piece on the duty to make reasonable adjustments and thought a follow up piece on other the other main reasonable adjustment related claim in the Equality Act. In the aftermath of the House of Lords decision in Malcolm Parliament introduced a new type of discrimination in section 15 of … Continue reading Discrimination arising from disability and reasonable adjustments

Time for Celebration? The employment law implications of the Cliff Richard Judgement

Aside from the pathetic pun the title of this post is also misleading, I don't think there are any significant employment law implications of Cliff Richards recent Human Rights Act victory against the BBC. However, I do think the judgement, if it stands (I am not sure it will upon appeal), could have some significance … Continue reading Time for Celebration? The employment law implications of the Cliff Richard Judgement

The duty to make reasonable adjustments

The BBC have been reporting that a Belfast women has won a £2,000 disability discrimination after event organisers, Eventsec Ltd, failed to make reasonable adjustments. The case itself, as reported by the BBC (I have not seen the judgement, strikes me as a helpful case with which to explain the duty). The duty to make … Continue reading The duty to make reasonable adjustments