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.
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?
The Government has announced plans to make it easier for people to balance work and family life.
Before the formation of the Coalition Government, both the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives stressed the importance of family-friendly policies.
Regulations to support the disability discrimination provisions in the Equality Act 2010 have been laid before Parliament.
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.
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.
The Government has published an order which brings the majority of the Equality Act's provisions into force as of 1 October 2010.
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.
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.