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When does a claimant become disabled?

2019-11-19T10:31:41+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Did a tribunal fail to apply the correct test when using the term “necessarily predicting” in assessing disability? No, says the EAT in Martin v University of Exeter. A preliminary hearing was held to determine [...]

Time Limits in the Tribunals

2019-11-19T10:33:18+00:00October 12th, 2018|

Can a tribunal decline to exercise its s.123 (1)(b) just and equitable discretion if it has made material errors in assessing the facts and explaining its reasons? No, held the EAT unanimously on the facts [...]

Proving disability in the tribunal

2019-11-19T10:34:11+00:00September 20th, 2018|

Can an employee prove disability without leading evidence on the impact of his impairment on normal day to day activities? Does an employer have constructive knowledge of disability if an employee has denied having one? [...]

Trailblazer or Trailing Behind? – Scope Commissioned Report Shows that it’s Time for us all to Address Disability Rights at Work

2019-11-19T10:36:48+00:00September 28th, 2017|

The findings of an Opinium survey commissioned by Scope show that a person with a disability needs to apply for 60 per cent more jobs than a non-disabled job applicant before they are successful http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/disabled-people-jobs-applications-more-able-bodied-stats-before-employment-a7970701.html [...]

Airlines Jurisdiction

2019-11-19T10:36:55+00:00September 20th, 2017|

Is the nomination of a “home base” for air crew the deciding factor in establishing the place of habitual work for jurisdiction purposes? No, held the CJEU in the joined cases of Nogueira & Ors [...]

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