7. Reasonable Adjustments

Under the Equality Act 2010, an employer is required to make reasonable adjustment where an employee is disabled. The definition of disability in the Equality Act is if someone has a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities. It will be ‘substantial’ if it is more than minor or trivial, e.g., it takes much longer than it usually would to complete a daily task. This may include such things as: walking or driving washing or getting dressed cooking or eating using public transport talking or hearing writing, typing or reading. carrying or moving things being able to concentrate or understand. being able to form social relationships. (these are examples only and not...

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