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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 20 Nov 2017

Moving day - botched office move led to harassment claim

Conry v Worcestershire Hospital Acute NHS Trust is a reminder that it will normally be sensible to discuss reasonable adjustments with an employee in

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 11 Sep 2017

Extra protection - dismissal of employee with PHI benefits was unfair and discrimination arising from a disability

The claimant in ICTS (UK) Limited v Visram had a right under his contract of employment to the benefits of a long-term disability benefits (LTDB) plan

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 13 Mar 2017

What's the point? "Principal purpose" assessed immediately prior to transfer

Various conditions have to be satisfied before there can be a service provision change under TUPE. In particular there has to be an organised

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 25 Jul 2016

Chance remark? Overall view of evidence is required to decide whether remark "related to" disability

Contacts Ed Bowyer Partner ed.bowyerhoganlovells.com Stefan Martin Partner stefan.martinhoganlovells.com hoganlovells.com Chance remark? Overall

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 18 Jul 2016

Room for improvement - employee doesn't have to show that reasonable adjustments would work

Room for improvement - employee doesn't have to show that reasonable adjustments would work The claimant in South Staffordshire & Shropshire

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 10 Feb 2016

Back breaking - lifting heavy packages was normal day to day activity

Under the Equality Act, an employee is disabled if they have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 14 Dec 2015

Employer didn’t have to adjust its absence management policy for disabled employee

The claimant in Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pension, who was disabled within the meaning of the Equality Act, had 62 days' absence

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 23 Nov 2015

Loose connection - tribunal correct to strike out disability claim

The Equality Act 2010 introduced the concept of discrimination "arising from" a disability. There have been three recent cases in which the EAT has

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 21 Sep 2015

Close relations simple link with disability not enough in "arising from" claim

Discrimination "arising from" a disability occurs if a claimant receives unfavourable treatment because of something arising in consequence of their

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 27 Jul 2015

It's all relative? Ill-health pension based on hours reduced because of a disability was not discriminatory

The claimant in Trustees of Swansea University Pension & Assurance Scheme v Williams took ill-health retirement at age 38 because of disability. He

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