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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 looks at discrimination based on a fear that a job applicant may develop a disability in the future, in the light of the EAT decision in Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey. Cuts in public expenditure have led to a substantial reduction in the numbers of police officers. Recently, the Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police

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Diana Kloss looks at implications of a Court of Appeal decision holding an employer, Barclays Bank, liable for actions of a GP providing pre-placement medical examinations. In current occupational health (OH) practice in-house directly employed OH departments

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