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Stott v St Aelred’s College and NHS Trust - Disability claim fails [2005] EAT

An unqualified teacher who suffered from a dislocated shoulder problem (which was agreed to be a disability within the meaning of DDA 1995) lost a claim of unlawful disability discrimination. He was dismissed because he failed to fulfil a condition of his original offer of employment, that he must be qualified by end May 2004.

He lost a claim that failure to extend the deadline was a failure to make a reasonable adjustment as required by DDA 1995.

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