Scottish & Southern Energy plc v Mackay - Disability and reasonable adjustments [2007] EAT

Various sections of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 impose a potentially onerous duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that in any particular case a disabled employee is not disadvantaged by reason of working practices or the physical features of premises. The EAT has confirmed again that failure to consult a disabled employee about possible adjustments which might be made to accommodate him or her does not of itself amount to failure to make a reasonable adjustment.

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