We are often asked by employers to advise on disability discrimination.
Equality Act 2010 states 'a person has a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on his ability to carry out normal day to day activities'. Long term means the impairment has lasted, or is likely to last:
- at least 12 months
- or for the rest of a person's life
- or, if it is in remission, is likely to recur