Under the Equality Act 2010, a person with a progressive condition (such as Type 2 Diabetes) has a disability if they “have a physical or mental impairment” which “has a..
Whilst the rate of employment for the non-disabled population is currently 80%, only 48% of disabled people are in employment. This inequality has led the Department for Work and Pensions..
In relation to sickness and holiday leave, an issue which sometimes arises is whether an employee on sick leave has to demonstrate that he was unable by reason of illness..
Last week, the Conservatives unveiled its election manifesto commitment for employees of large employers to be allowed to take three days paid "volunteering leave" a year to carry out charitable..
In a personal injury claim, when is an employer liable for psychiatric illness caused by occupational stress? In a judgment this week, a court has upheld the leading authority of..
Since 1995, employers have been able to reclaim statutory sick pay (SSP) from HMRC, provided he total SSP paid in a month exceeds 13% of their Class 1 National Insurance..