Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

Events and Training

Disability Discrimination


An introduction to disability discrimination

Topics covered:

  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The definition of disability – physical / mental impairment and deemed disabilities
  • Excluded conditions
  • Who is protected?
  • Types of unlawful discrimination
  • Duty to make reasonable adjustments
  • Sick Pay
  • The areas of risk for a business
  • The purpose of pre-employment health checks – health questions before and after an offer is made
  • When to get a medical report and making referrals to occupational health
  • Accessing medical records - Access to Medical Records Act 1988
  • Obtaining medical reports from independent experts not involved in treatment
  • Data Protection and medical records
  • Terminating disabled employee’s employment
  • Statutory awards for successful disability discrimination claim
  • Case studies


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