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Failure to make reasonable adjustments

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Statutory duty to make reasonable adjustments

The Equality Act 2010 says that your employer must make reasonable adjustments to remove the disadvantage(s) caused by your disability so that you can continue to work. The adjustments must be reasonable in terms of cost and should not have a disproportionate impact on your colleagues. Your employer has three statutory duties to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people at work so that you are not put at a substantial disadvantage as compared to as compared to someone who is not disabled [section 20 Equality Act 2010 (EqA)]. Failure to comply with the duty to make reasonable adjustments is discrimination[section 21 EqA]. All of the three requirements apply to all aspects of your employment including dismissal [ <

Last Updated: [19/07/2022]