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Hunter v Timber Components (UK) Ltd - employer's duty to make reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

There is no duty on an employer in relation to a disabled person to make adjustments if the employer does not know, and could not reasonably be expected to know that the person has a disability.

Mr Hunter was a joiner employed by Timber Components (UK) Ltd.  He had a history of depression, exacerbated by a friend’s suicide in 2004 at which time he was referred for behavioural psychology

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