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Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 23 May 2011

Guidance on the definition of “disability” now in force

The Equality Act 2010 (Guidance on the Definition of Disability) Appointed Day Order 2011 brings into force an updated version of the Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Jan 2011

When are adjustments unreasonable?

Many employers are familiar with the duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled employees - but when is the cost of making the adjustments so unreasonable that the employer need not make them?


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 5 Nov 2010

Proposals for a more flexible system of parental leave

The Government has announced plans to make it easier for people to balance work and family life.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 29 Oct 2010

Family fortunes - rights for families under the Coalition Government

Before the formation of the Coalition Government, both the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives stressed the importance of family-friendly policies.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Oct 2010

Government publishes further Equality Act 2010 regulations

Regulations to support the disability discrimination provisions in the Equality Act 2010 have been laid before Parliament.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Oct 2010

Lucky star?

A male Madonna impersonator on Britain's Got Talent has brought an unfair dismissal and discrimination claim on the grounds of age, sex, disability and sexual orientation.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Oct 2010

Disability discrimination behaviour arising as a result of a disability

A Court of Appeal decision has highlighted the need for employers to tread carefully when dealing with the behaviour of an employee which arises from a disability.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Oct 2010

Equality Act 2010

The Government has published an order which brings the majority of the Equality Act's provisions into force as of 1 October 2010.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 28 Sep 2010

The Equality Act 2010 - all change?

The Equality Act 2010 brings together existing legislation preventing discrimination on grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships into a single piece of legislation.


Cobbetts LLP | United Kingdom | 9 Sep 2010

Voyeurism and exhibitionism do not amount to a 'disability'

Following on from the impending implementation of the Equality Act 2010, the government has laid regulations before parliament which confirm that voyeurism and exhibitionism are not disabilities under the Act.

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