Disability & Reasonable Adjustments

Our expert employment lawyers are specialists in helping employers understand their duties. Where a duty to make reasonable adjustments arises, the employer must effectively treat the disabled person more favourably than others in an attempt to reduce or remove barriers to that individual’s disadvantage. If you are experiencing difficulties with this please call us now for some free initial advice.

The EHRC Employment Statutory Code of Practice, which tribunals must take into account if it appears relevant, contains a non-exhaustive list of potential adjustments that employers might be required to make.

The duty to make reasonable adjustments is upon the employer; and they must consider and implement all reasonable adjustments before moving to dismiss an employee due to incapability. An employee will be successful in a claim for reasonable adjustments if they are able to establish at hearing that there was a reasonable adjustment which might have alleviated their disadvantage but which the employer did not implement or attempt to implement.

We can advise whether you have a good case to bring against your employer. Our solicitors are experts in robustly litigating disability discrimination cases and work hard to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

Our Employment Advice Services

Our Employment Law team can assist you by: –

  1. Identifying any reasonable adjustments which may help alleviate any disadvantage caused by your disability and negotiate with your employer for those adjustments to be made and therefore help you to remain profitably employed
  2. Assist you step by step through the employers internal grievance or capability procedures
  3. Advise and represent you in bringing a claim in the Employment Tribunal for disability discrimination by failure to make reasonable adjustments.

We are able to offer very competitive rates and fixed fee packages for our work. All our initial advice is provided by qualified solicitors and offered for free, so please call us on 0844 800 9860 or request a call back through our website.


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