Friday, 31 August 2007

31/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Get in the Design and Installation Training Loop
etnow.com (press release) - London,UK
... as well as the requirements IEC/EN 60118-4 and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), all installers should be trained and competent. ...
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Thursday, 30 August 2007

30/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Ten Quick Tests To Check Your Website For Accessibility
By admin
The Disability Discrimination Act says that websites must be made accessible to disabled people. So how can you check that your website is up to par? There are a number of basic tests you can make to address some of the main issues that ...
InfoMean Blog - http://blog.infomean.com

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Advice on mental health at work
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norfolk,England,UK
... at employers' legal duties under the Disability Discrimination Act. the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health and the Department for Work and Pensions. ...
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Landlord discriminated against disabled tenant
Times Online - UK
The judge had held that the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 did not apply because the tenant had lost his security of tenure, that he was not a disabled ...
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Embracing the equality agenda
Inverness Courier - Inverness,Scotland,UK
Does the Disability Discrimination Act cover firms of all sizes? (Yes). Is a business responsible for what its employment agency does? (Yes). ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Employment Law: Time Limits for Bringing Employment Tribunal Claims
By jeanmichelmakino
There are similar provisions under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The tribunal decided that:- The complaint of unfair dismissal had not been presented within the three-month time limit, pursuant to s 111 of the Employment ...
the jeanmichel makino - http://weblogco.com/jeanmichelmakino

Get off your high horse...
By fishingwife
... so what qualifies you to do this, there are regulations etc you need to no about, have you been on an access audit course and the information you are giving to this fishing complies with DDA (Disability Discrimination Act 1995). ...
The Angler's Wife says... - http://fishingwidow.wordpress.com

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

TechDis Briefing: From Good Intentions to Good Practice
By Carol Walker
New publication from TechDis - Senior Management Briefing 5 - From Good Intentions to Good Practice: Making the Disability Equality Duty Meaningful. It looks at the Disability Equality Schemes produced by FE colleges, and how to make ...
RSC NewsFeed - http://scottish-rscs.org.uk/newsfeed

Wednesday, 29 August 2007

29/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Battle lines drawn in tartan tat fight
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The turnstile may even put the Singh Golds, as owners of the property, in breach of the Disability Discrimination Act. The Singh Golds - who deny ...
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A good head for heights
Guardian Unlimited - UK
For them, my disability was not, nor should have been, an obstacle." On leaving university, Malin became a learning support assistant in schools before ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Commenting on Blogspot and dyslexia
By Mountjoy
Does this contravene the Disability Discrimination Act? I do have a Blogger account but does it actually eventually 'trust' you so you don't have to enter word verification? Posted by Mountjoy 4.02pm.
The Wilted Rose - http://thewiltedrose.wordpress.com

News - London: Disability rights
By topnegocianta
But why 2020? And who will enforce it? Access to shops - In October 2004 the Disability Discrimination Act came into force. This compels service providers, shop, banks and public buildings to provide disabled access. ...
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Tuesday, 28 August 2007

28/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Plain ...
By andreashettle
Non-discrimination * Participation * Full inclusion * Respect for difference * Acceptance of disability as part of everyday life * Equality of opportunity * Accessibility * Equality of men and women * Respect for children. ...
We Can Do - http://wecando.wordpress.com

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Employment Law: Time Limits for Bringing Employment Tribunal Claims
By clarehedrich
There are similar provisions under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The tribunal decided that:- The complaint of unfair dismissal had not been presented within the three-month time limit, pursuant to s 111 of the Employment ...
clare jotes - http://clarehedrich.diggturk.com

Saturday, 25 August 2007

25/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

www.keele-hauled.com - PART 2
By Pierre-Joseph Proudhon(Pierre-Joseph Proudhon)
This disgraceful loophole was initially allowed because the politicians drawing up this legislation determined that educational establishments already had the means to resolve disability discrimination issues. It soon became apparent, ...
Bullying of Academics in Higher... - http://bulliedacademics.blogspot.com/

Dyslexia means that chief inspector of police is disabled
By jailhouselawyer(jailhouselawyer)
... who was dyslexic and who was found by an employment tribunal to have been disadvantaged in comparison with his work colleagues in examinations for promotion, was disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
prisonlawinsideout - http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Legal Q&A: The price of cosmetic surgery
Contract Journal - UK
If surgery has left an employee disabled, then employers must be mindful of the requirements under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) to make ...
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Restaurants Encouraged To Welcome Guide Dog Owners
Easier - Chester,UK
... "Access to restaurants for guide dog owners" outlines the duties and responsibilities of restaurateurs under the Disability Discrimination Act. It also ...
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Disability Discrimination and what it means to you
There is widespread speculation about the legislation introduced under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), which tries to ensure that websites are accessible to disabled users. As an act itself and with little or no solid ...
Digg / Design / digg - http://digg.com/design

Homes for Haringey ALMO gets two star: provides residents with ...
By daN4cat
Frontline staff provide a helpful and polite service to customers, from comfortable offices that complied with the Disability Discrimination Act; - an excellent website with comprehensive jargon-free information, alongside good quality ...
A blog for Finsbury Park N4 - http://finsburypark.wordpress.com

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995
By Antonia McAlindin CCIPD BA LLM Barrister
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has been in force for some years now. The caselaw demonstrates just how difficult this legislation can be and it is clear in many of the cases that expert evidence is required. ...
Attendance Management Blog - http://www.attendance-management.co.uk

Thursday, 23 August 2007

23/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

£60000 for Penel Or-loo
Bridgwater Mercury - Bridgwater,Somerset,UK
Changes will include two new Disability Discrimination Act compliant unisex super loos, a refurbished roof, upgraded insulation and lighting, new doors, ...
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Dyslexia means that chief inspector of police is disabled
Times Online - UK
... in comparison with his work colleagues in examinations for promotion, was disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
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Paterson v. Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis - Times Law ...
By sally
... who was dyslexic and who was found by an employment tribunal to have been disadvantaged in comparison with his work colleagues in examinations for promotion, was disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
Current Awareness - http://innertemplelibrary.wordpress.com

23/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Inclusion Scotland response to Discrimination Law Review
By admin
Amongst the proposed changes in law is one to scrap public bodies' Race, Gender and Disability Equality Duties (that duty was only introduced in 2006) and replace them with a Single Equality Duty. All the main equalities organizations ...
Equality News - http://enf.org.uk/blog

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

RECRUITMENT TESTS
Recruiter Magazine - London,UK
... Dyslexia Association is to launch a guide next month offering employers advice on policies and procedures relating to the Disability Discrimination Act.
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Employment Law: Time Limits for Bringing Employment Tribunal Claims
By birendrabevington
There are similar provisions under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The tribunal decided that:- The complaint of unfair dismissal had not been presented within the three-month time limit, pursuant to s 111 of the Employment ...
the birendra bevington - http://trafficapprentice.com/birendrabevington

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment etc.) (General ...
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment etc.) (General Qualifications Bodies) (Alteration of Premises and Enforcement) Regulations 2007. Made 14/08/2007. Signed by: Jim Knight, Minister of State, Department for Children, ...
Statutory Instruments - http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/whatsnew.htm

DCS Web Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)
This version of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 is published under the authority and superintendence of the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament and ...

Wednesday, 22 August 2007

22/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Navigating Inverness's most disability-unfriendly streets
Inverness Courier - Inverness,Scotland,UK
"The disability equality duty, which covers local councils, states that councils must consult and take into account the views of disabled people in ...
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Tuesday, 21 August 2007

21/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Disability Equality Duty.
By micox(micox)
The Disability Equality Duty is a part of the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 which required all statutory bodies to publish a Disability Equality Scheme by December 2006. All service users should obtain a copy of these very ...
PPlog - http://micoxpplog.blogspot.com/

Third Sector Funding, National Audit Report
By alison
Is such measures against or shying away from the Disability Equality Duty, which requires public bodies to have considerable influence in the wider community. How can it be doing this, if it pushes off services onto charities? ...
Grumpy Old Deafies - http://www.grumpyoldeafies.com/

21/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Sherie books her place in the annals of employment law
Online Recruitment - UK
A straightforward guide to the employment provisions of Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) has been written by a lawyer with her own experiences of ...
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Time to change hearts, minds and laws on disability
ABS CBN News - Philippines
For instance, Jamaica has drafted a National Disability Act and Panama has incorporated the Convention into its legislation. Disability activists from Spain ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Wheelchair Egress From Multi-Story Buildings
By kieranschedulers
As a disabled person and a DDA auditor (Disability Discrimination Act) I am greatly concerned about the DDA recommendations of areas of safe refuge within multi-story buildings. The DDA states that such building should have areas of ...
the kieran schedulers - http://collectionofthoughts.com/kieranschedulers

Monday, 20 August 2007

20/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

All Service Providers The DDA Affects You Do Not Ingnore This Article
By David Cant
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 Part Three applies to all "services Providers"that is, anyone who provides goods or services to the public, whether for profit or not. Accordingly, the scopeof the DDA is enormous, covering for ...
Knowledgefield: FREE Ezines for... - http://www.knowledgefield.com

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Yours, Outraged
By rachelcreative
Employers who find ways around the Disability Discrimination Act and leave people able to work jobless. Who shirk their repsonibility in retiring employees on the grounds of ill health because of the common perception that a cure is ...
ChronicallyMe - http://chronicallyme.wordpress.com

Disability Discrimination Act
By tribunaly yours(tribunaly yours)
As a point of clarification here, by disabled I mean covered by the disability discrimination act. I would not clasify myself as disabled. My twin sister has cerebal palsy, she cannot walk, talk, feed, wash or dress herself, ...
taking the boss to court - http://takingthebosstocourt.blogspot.com/

Going to the Zoo, Zoo, Zoo.......
By Lorraine Hershon(Lorraine Hershon)
park are now completed completing our compliance to the Disability Discrimination Act. This is a quote from the website of the South Lakes Wild Animal Park and reading this youd think Oh this looks ok, infact its all pretty accessible. ...
Keep Buggering On!! - http://buggeringonwards.blogspot.com/

Saturday, 18 August 2007

18/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Disabled TV writer wins home battle
Camden New Journal - London,UK
"What use are human rights and disability discrimination laws if they cannot protect a disabled man who has lived in his flat peacefully for 10 years? ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Search Engine Optimisation-friendly Design in a Web 2.0 World
By Jennifer Laycock
The UK first started seeing Web accessibility laws emerge when the Disability Discrimination Act was passed 1995. The purpose of the law was to ensure that webmasters were designing Web sites that didn't discriminate against users with ...
Lisa Barone - http://www.searchengineguide.com/barone/

News - London: Disability rights
By curriculum
But why 2020? And who will enforce it? Access to shops - In October 2004 the Disability Discrimination Act came into force. This compels service providers, shop, banks and public buildings to provide disabled access. ...
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'...make sure the Disability Discrimination Act is amended so that ...
Measures must be taken to stop the discrimination that people with...
Number 10 E-Petitions - New Petitions - http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/list/open?sort=date

Friday, 17 August 2007

17/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Website Accessibility Important For Disabled Visitors
By infinity Creation Team
Disability Discrimination Act. The Disability Discrimination Act ascerts that website owners have had a legal duty, since October 1999, to ensure that all services provided via their website are accessible to disabled people. ...
Seo Tip - http://tip-seo.blogspot.com/

Petition to the Prime Minister - please support me guys ["Lead ...
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to make sure the Disability Discrimination Act is amended so that companies must employ as much percentage of their workforce being disabled employees as is proportionate with current ...
Ecademy: user blogs - http://www.ecademy.com/module.php?mod=blog

Thursday, 16 August 2007

16/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality Scheme
Hundred Houses Society - Cambridge,Cambridgeshire,UK
The duty is not just about making changes to the homes occupied by disabled people, it is also about weaving equality into our culture and activities in ...
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15/08/2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

How employers can use online recruitment to ensure equal opportunities
Online Recruitment - UK
Another major development in employment legislation is the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), which has been gradually implemented over the past few years ...
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Disabled access ramp plan refused
BBC News - UK
A spokesman said: "The Royal Bank of Scotland takes its obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act very seriously indeed, and we are committed to ...
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Grampian Fire and Rescue Service Disability Equality Duty
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Garthdee Campus,
TheBestOf aberdeen Local Events Feed - http://www.thebestof.co.uk/aberdeen/events/feed

Tuesday, 14 August 2007

14/08/2007

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Legal challenge against NICE's Alzheimer's drugs guidance fails
By nelm@gstt.nhs.uk

The judge however ruled that NICE did breach its duties under the Disability Discrimination Act and the Race Relations Act by not offering specific advice regarding people with learning disabilities and people for whom English is not ...
NeLM Headline News - http://www.nelm.nhs.uk

Lewisham Round Up
By andrewkbrown
Court of Appeal ruling gives disabled tenants anti discrimination protection in eviction process. Disability World on why the DDA trumps housing law, at least in this case. Youth workers making me angry! The (late) Breakfast Society ...
Someday I Will Treat You Good - http://andrewkbrown.wordpress.com

Monday, 13 August 2007

13th August 2007

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Judge orders NHS Alzheimer's rethink
Times Online - UK
Nice said the one ground on which the judge ruled against it was that it breached its duties "under the Disability Discrimination Act and the Race Relations ...
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Watchdog visits over post office relocation
Dorset Echo - England,UK
"But if that doesn't happen, we will do everything we can to give support to people who wish to use the Disability Discrimination Act or do whatever else ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Looking at Braille, Large Print and Audio Solutions for businesses ...
There is increasing pressure being put on businesses to comply to Disability Discrimination Act or face action from potential customers. This could be catastrophic to your business. The best way to deal with the issue is to say from ...
Ecademy: user blogs - http://www.ecademy.com/module.php?mod=blog

DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Judge upholds restriction on Alzheimer's drug
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Nice was ordered to amend its guidance to prevent any breach of its duties under the Disability Discrimination Act and the Race Relations Act. A spokeswoman ...
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DCS News Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Judge orders NHS Alzheimer's rethink
Times Online - UK
Nice said the one ground on which the judge ruled against it was that it breached its duties "under the Disability Discrimination Act and the Race Relations ...
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Watchdog visits over post office relocation
Dorset Echo - England,UK
"But if that doesn't happen, we will do everything we can to give support to people who wish to use the Disability Discrimination Act or do whatever else ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability discrimination act

Looking at Braille, Large Print and Audio Solutions for businesses ...
There is increasing pressure being put on businesses to comply to Disability Discrimination Act or face action from potential customers. This could be catastrophic to your business. The best way to deal with the issue is to say from ...
Ecademy: user blogs - http://www.ecademy.com/module.php?mod=blog