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Making Reasonable Adjustments in every case

Meredith Hurst Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Even the most pro-active equal opportunities employer should resist the temptation to rest on its laurels when it comes to disability discrimination and making reasonable adjustments.

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Waiting a little longer – long term sickness dismissals

Meredith Hurst Friday, February 9, 2018

Dismissing employees on long term sick leave can be difficult. How long is an employer expected to wait? This is a vexed question, considered recently in O’Brien v Bolton St Catherine’s Academy

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More on the burden of proof in direct discrimination

Meredith Hurst Friday, December 22, 2017

Following Efobi v Royal Mail a recent Court of Appeal case, Ayodele v Citylink has restored the orthodoxy of the burden of proof in discrimination cases.

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Hidden Disabilities – a Practical Seminar on 21 September 2017

Neill Thomas Sunday, August 27, 2017

Join our discrimination law experts Jenna Ide and Meredith Hurst along with Peter Oldham of Counsel as we explore Hidden Disabilities - dyselxia, dyspraxia, Autism, ADHD and offer practical advice on managing hidden disabilities in the workplace

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Rethinking the burden of proof in Direct Discrimination claims

Friday, August 25, 2017

The EAT has cast doubt on the validity of the "shifting burden of proof" in direct discrimination claims.

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