Summary It can sometimes be lawful under the Equality Act to dismiss a disabled person who is unable to do the job. However, an employer sho...
Summary There is a separate section on Unfair dismissal generally. This page looks at unfair dismissal particularly in the context of illnes...
Summary Claims for unfair dismissal represent the largest individual type of claim brought in the employment tribunal. Unfair dismissal can ...
A controversial subject concerns what should happen to an employee who is found to have lied about, or withheld health information requested...
In the case of long-term absence, what are the key points, and what difference does it make whether a person has a ‘disability’? Introductio...
Pregnant women and new mothers who are directly employed have rights conferred by the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) in addition to their ...
Direct discrimination in context Direct discrimination (s.13 EqA) is treating someone less favourably because of the fact of the disability,...