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Must an attendance policy be ‘adjusted’ for a disabled employee?
The judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the recent case of Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, will offer a degree of…
Ill-health early retirement from LGPS: Independence test for certifying medical practitioner
Mark Poulston comments on a recent determination by the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman that will have implications for many local authorities.
Suitable alternative employment? It’s all about what’s reasonable for that employee
The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment on what is suitable alternative employment for an otherwise redundant employee.
Well adjusted? Disciplinary proceedings for disabled employees
Many employers are not comfortable where it is clear that employee illness or disability means that a 'textbook' disciplinary approach might not work…