Tag Archive: reasonable adjustments

  • Manufacturing in the UK has a long and glorious history from igniting the Industrial Revolution in the 1760s to producing cotton, coal, ships, steel, machinery and chemicals to export to…

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  • According to research by The National Autistic Society, (NAS), around 1 in 100 people in the UK are currently living with autism. People with autism have difficulty in three areas…

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  • Short-term sickness absence could be a one-off case (which will probably be no cause for real concern) or part of repeated short-term absences potentially caused by an underlying medical condition…

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  • Injuries such as broken bones, muscle strains or fractures are something that we often associate with being younger – children seem far more likely to break an arm or sprain…

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  • We often hear about the issues long-term sickness absence can cause for both employees and employers. For employees, the psychological effect of not being in work, worrying about a loss…

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  • How much do you know about rheumatoid arthritis? Almost 700,000 people in the UK suffer from this condition although it is often believed to be a condition that only affects…

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  • According to figures from Action on Hearing Loss (formerly the Royal National Institute for the Deaf), one in six people in the UK suffer from some form of hearing loss, of…

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  • Employees are protected from discrimination in the workplace due to mental (or physical) illness. As part of this protection, employers are obliged to make adjustments to a person’s job or…

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