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Attendance management and Equality Act-

Sickness absence procedures are subject to the reasonable adjustment duty, as recently confirmed by the Court of Appeal. However other types of Equality Act claim can also apply.

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Diana Kloss reviews a decision that the way an employer conducted a psychometric test as part of its recruitment process was unlawful disability discrimination. Where a person has a disability as defined in the Equality Act 2010 employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to premises or provisions, criteria and practices (PCPs), including examinations and entrance tests designed to identify whether the applicant is qualified to

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The second part of Diana Kloss’s blog on the revised General Medical Council (GMC) guidance on confidentiality and how it will affect OH practitioners. The revised guidance comes into force on 25 April 2017. Asking for the full GP record The revised GMC guidance (para 115(c)) states that even with consent a doctor such as a GP should not usually disclose the patient’s whole

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