Tag Archives: reasonable adjustments

ME awareness – in the workplace

Explaining ME in the workplace Raising awareness of ME is always a good idea – yes?  But is telling others about your experience of ME always a good idea? There are many creative ways to describe to friends and family … Continue reading

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1 in 10 businesses unable to support a disability or health condition

Disability Rights UK blog post, 8 Aug 2016: 1 in 10 businesses unable to support an employee with a disability or health condition Increasing the number of disabled people in employment must be a “national priority” New research has found … Continue reading

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Guidance on ME for welfare tribunals

ME is listed in the Equal Treatment Bench Book which contains guidance on Equality & Diversity issues for the judiciary, this includes Tribunal Chairs. It may be useful for people with ME to highlight this information with the members of … Continue reading

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Disability entitlements for hearings and appeals

ME is listed in the Equal Treatment Bench Book which contains guidance on Equality & Diversity issues for the judiciary, this includes Tribunal Chairs.   Unfortunately the judiciary are often unaware of the Equal Treatment Bench Book and need to have … Continue reading

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‘Reasonable adjustments’ for disabled pupils in schools

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have published guides to the implementation of ‘reasonable adjustments’ in schools.  The duty was first introduced under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The reasonable adjustments duty under the Equality Act operates slightly differently and … Continue reading

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