Constructive Knowledge of Disability

Constructive Knowledge of Disability

Last week the Court of Appeal upheld the earlier decision in Donelien v Liberata UK Limited; this related to the assertion by an employer that they did not have constructive knowledge of an employee’s disability and therefore had no duty to make reasonable...
When to be Specific in an EHCp

When to be Specific in an EHCp

B-M and B-M v Oxfordshire County Council (SEN) [2018] UKUT 35 (AAC) The recent case of B-M and B-M v Oxfordshire County Council provides some much-welcomed clarity in relation the specificity that should appear in section F of an Education Health and Care plan...
Mental Capacity Act

Mental Capacity Act

The Mental Capacity Act is the law which guides professionals in how to manage decision making for people over the age of 16 years, where the person is unable to make the decision for themselves. It also provides guidance for people over 18 years of age who want to...
A Case of Perceived Disability

A Case of Perceived Disability

In the recent case of the Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered an appeal by the Chief Constable of a case that went against them in the Employment Tribunal (ET). What was interesting about this case is that it considered...