Wednesday, 30 September 2009

29/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Volume to be capped on MP3 players
PC Pro
... enough to never have good hearing are being penalised by some law which is probably not within the UK Disability Discrimination Act guidelines. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

UK provides better access for all on England's motorways and trunk ...
By admin
Following the introduction of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in 1995, the Agency has been reviewing and updating its design standards, introducing more inclusive design principles into our road improvement schemes. ...
The Gov Monitor - http://thegovmonitor.com/

My friend is blind and likes Chinese food. Will the restaurant ...
By admin
And if they kick up a fuss, quote the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 at them! Hope this helps! References : nendlin Says: September 28th, 2009 at 6:13 pm. its against the law not to hun though some do so phone and check to save red ...
Italian Restaurant - http://www.eclano.net/

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Discrimination
Fresh Business Thinking - Bristol,UK
... the law passed from the Disability Rights Commission to the Equality and Human ... bringing... ...with it a legal duty which attaches to all employers. ...


 

Monday, 28 September 2009

26/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Parents lose fight over school move
Stoke & Staffordshire
The family's lawyers alleged Stoke-on-Trent City Council had breached the Disability Discrimination Act by failing to take account of the impact of closure ...
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Parking at hospital is nightmare, trust told
Stoke & Staffordshire
STAFFORDSHIRE'S main hospital has been accused of breaching the Disability Discrimination Act by having too few car parking spaces for people with a ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

At The Rim: Why deaf charities do not need deaf people.
By MM
Having been refused any sort of response from the Charity itself or its trustees, I complained direct to the charity commission, they too said a deaf charity has no obligation whatever to include deaf people, and they won't act on it. ... The state colludes by abdicating the back up of disability discrimination laws, with funds to make it work, this funding is gained by charities begging from Joe public and occasional handouts from the UK Governments, and a promise it ...
At The Rim - http://attherimmm.blogspot.com/

Welsh Icons - News: Findings of Haverfordwest access study ...
By Welsh Icons - News
The Charity is now calling for rigorous enforcement of the Disability Discrimination Act and collaborative working between business, government and disability organisations to improve accessibility. Photograph: Preseli Pembrokeshire AM ...
Welsh Icons - News - http://welshicons-news.blogspot.com/

27/09/2009

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Is having dyslexia mean you are classed as being disabled ...
By admin
Dyslexia is also listed as a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act. Here is what it says: (1) Subject to the provisions of Schedule 1, a person has a disability for the purposes of this Act if he has a physical or mental ...
Dyslexia Tests - http://www.dyslexiatests.org/

Friday, 25 September 2009

25/09/2009

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

21st Century British Nationalism: Richard Barnbrook - A Statement
By Defender of Liberty
Then two weeks before the hearing the GLA announced that every point we raised in relation to procedures required to fulfill the legal duty under the Disability Discrimination Act were suddenly imposed without any notice by the GLA ...
21st Century British Nationalism - http://leejohnbarnes.blogspot.com/

Thursday, 24 September 2009

24/09/2009

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act RTG Sunderland Message Boards
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Disability discrimination in the police employment tribunal ...
When the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was first enacted it did not extend to police constables who technically are office holders and not employees ...

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

22/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Learning hub opens in Littlehampton
Gov Monitor
"The shop closed in November 2007, with one of the main reasons being the premises didn't comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. "Building work has ...
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Disabilities do not have to broaden the digital divide
National
One such landmark case was brought under Australia's Disability Discrimination Act where Bruce Maguire, a visually impaired sports fan, triumphed over the ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Survey Reveals Legislation Not Working
By admin
Back in 2004 the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) was amended with a new clause that effectively placed a duty on public access and retail outlets to ensure the disabled were able to access the premises and where possible reasonable ...
Platform Lift Engineering - Disabled... - http://www.p-access.co.uk/

Richard McCready: Call for Urgent Upgrade of Harris Academy
By Richard McCready
The building falls well short in meeting the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) legislative requirements and is inadequate in satisfying the accessibility needs for pupils and staff with disabilities; · There is currently no facility ...
Richard McCready - http://richardmccready.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

22/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Shops 'breaching disability law'
BBC News
In 2004, a clause was added to the Disability Discrimination Act, ordering "reasonable adjustments" to premises to make access easier. ...
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Disability access 'still failing'
BBC News
In 2004, a new clause was added to the Disability Discrimination Act, placing a duty on shops and other services such as banks, post offices, libraries, ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Police Officer employment and the Disability Discrimination ActDDA ...
currently employed with along term disability as defined by the. Disability
Discrimination Act 2 How many of those officers identified as having a long term ...

DCS News Alert for: DDA

St Neots railway station plans still on track
Cambs 24
The infrastructure operator had a scheme to make all stations DDA-compliant but, although Huntingdon station was in the first phase, St Neots was not, ...
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Monday, 21 September 2009

18/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Rat run to get 20mph speed limits
Norwich Evening News
Part of Leopold Road has no footpath on one side, while the facing pavement is narrower than the minimum required by the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
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Swine flu sends Welwyn Hatfield Council project over budget
Times 24
... make it compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act. But problems with the foundations meant they were unable to support the proposed extension. ...
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Friday, 18 September 2009

17/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Nurses with HIV: fear and loathing on the frontline
Zikkir World (blog)
Mr Morley called the restrictions "unjustifiably sweeping" and "probably illegal" under the Disability Discrimination Act. He said current policies "seem to ...
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Barnet council's 'no-frills' approach to housing blocked by injunction
guardian.co.uk
... of the residents' tenancy agreements, its duties under the disability discrimination act, and the effect on tenants, particularly those who are disabled.
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Thursday, 17 September 2009

16/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The right person for the job
guardian.co.uk - UK
Steve Cairns, director of employment services at the disability charity Scope, ... of discrimination with a single equality duty, imposes a duty on public ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The illness that dare not speak its name
Times Online
The Disability Discrimination Act specifically protects job applicants or employees from discrimination on the ground of serious mental impairment up to and ...
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Wednesday, 16 September 2009

15/9/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

STRI Wear Trial
English Golf Union
It is possible that, having regard to the Disability Discrimination Act, decisions as to traffic management may have to be monitored and confirmed on a ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Deep (Equality) Impact | Nearly Legal
By chief
The "big point" on behalf of the Claimants, advanced by David Wolfe, was that the Council could hardly be said to have taken the disability equality duty into account when the only two options being considered were imposing charges or ...
Nearly Legal - http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog/


 


 

Monday, 14 September 2009

14/09/2009

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability News | PatriciaEBauer.com » News Archive » Disability
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By Patricia Bauer
She was known as a fierce advocate whose complaints about a taxi driver who would not transport her led to broad enforcement of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act. Chapman said she was written off by doctors at birth as someone who ...
Disability News | PatriciaEBauer.com - http://www.patriciaebauer.com/

Sunday, 13 September 2009

12/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Improvements start at Taunton Fire Station
This Is The Westcountry
... internal decoration carried out and kitchen facilities upgraded by the Gadd Group, to bring them in line with the Disability Discrimination Act and ...
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Friday, 11 September 2009

11/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Equality Bill: A New Equality In The Workplace
Furley Page Solicitors - Canterbury,Kent,UK
The Equality Bill ("the Bill") is arguably one of the most significant and ... Positive action is not, as many commentators fear, a duty imposed on public ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Residents criticise Ripon sign deluge
Darlington and Stockton Times
He added: "We don't think that the Disability Discrimination Act requires the signs to be so large. "While it is perhaps helpful that people know who is ...
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Airdrie Town Hall to get £3m revamp
Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser
... cafe, seating and toilets and a basement store room, and will mean that the accesses comply fully with the Disability Discrimination Act. Meanwhile, ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 – Part III
By admin
Disability Discrimination Act 1995 – Part III. 19 Discrimination in relation to goods, facilities and services. (1) It is unlawful for a provider of services to discriminate against a disabled person—. (a) in refusing to provide, ...
Disability News - http://www.wheelchair-ramps.co.uk/special/



 

08/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Ensuring 'reasonable adjustments' for young people with disabilities
Teaching Expertise
The Disability Discrimination Act requires schools and other organisations to make 'reasonable adjustments' to 'promote equality of opportunity' for young ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Thinking Made Easy: Define the broad concept of equal opportunity ...
By Joan Idanan
One of the legislations passed is the Disability Discrimination Act. According to (2007) the act was introduced in the year 1996 and consequently the requirements of the act have been changing. In 1996 the act states that service ...
Thinking Made Easy - http://ivythesis.typepad.com/term_paper_topics/

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

07/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder children just need to ...
Sunday Mercury
The perk for loud-mouthed, belligerent youngsters is a requirement of the Disability Discrimination Act. Under legislation, fun parks have to accommodate ...
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Sunday, 6 September 2009

05/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The introduction of 'fit notes'
CatererSearch
However, these regulations also bear similarities to an employer's duty, under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, to make "reasonable adjustments" to ...
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Friday, 4 September 2009

04/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Public Sector: The Public Sector week
PRWeek UK - London,England,UK
The Queen's Colour Squadron returned from a six-month tour of duty in Kandahar, ... The Equality and Human Rights Commission has released new disability
...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Glasgow Equality Networks Forum (ENF) Blog : Equality Updates ...
By admin
Purpose of events was to find out disabled people's views on the Scottish Government's proposals for coordination of action across the public sector, as identified in Minister's Duty Reports published in November 2008. ... UK NEWS. ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^. From INFO4LOCAL.GOV: Disability Equality Schemes: The Three-Yearly Review (Equality And Human Rights Commission 27/08/09): This guidance is designed to help public authorities revise their disability equality schemes. ...
The Glasgow Equality Networks... - http://enf.org.uk/blog/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Welsh Assembly Government | Disability Equality Duty ...
A short guide to the Disability Equality Duty has been prepared by CyMAL. It provides an introduction to the Duty, highlighting how it may affect museums ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

It's lights out for the 100-watt incandescent
FM World
... is campaigning against totally phasing out incandescent bulbs under the Disability Discrimination Act. Using only the newer bulbs will be harmful to ...
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Acess group's ramp victory
Weston & Somerset Mercury
... our banking or get someone to come outside to see us. "Under the Disability Discrimination Act we have shown the bank is obligated to provide access for us.
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

In business to grow your business: DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
By John Pointon
allegation of a continuing omission, not of a continuing act or one-off omission. For the purpose of determining the period within which proceedings had to be brought, paragraph 3(1) of Schedule 3 to the Disability Discrimination Act
...
In business to grow your business - http://jponton.blogspot.com/

» Queue jumping passes for ADHD kids at theme parks- Banmoco News
By Katy Holmes
The Disability Discrimination Act forces attractions to cater to the needs of all visitors. People suffering from ADHD have a 30% "maturity lag" and their mental development is stunted until they reach about 26 years of age. ...
Banmoco News As It Happens - http://www.banmoco.co.uk/


 

02/09/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Families could Kill Unwanted Relatives if Assisted Suicide becomes ...
Christian Concern for our Nation - Haywards Heath,West Sussex,UK
Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, a Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and Chair of the Disability Committee leading on the EHRC ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Hailing work of our Citizens Advice Bureau
Reading Post
Changes in the law continued to generate requests for help including the Disability Discrimination Act and changes to benefits paid to asylum seekers. ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

BBC - The One Show - Consumer Blog: New benefits test: Will it ...
By The One Show Team
A few week's ago i resigned from work and am hoping to take them to a tribunal under the Disability Discrimination Act. The way we are treated is so bad and nobody seem's to care and does'nt want to help at all. ...
The One Show - Consumer Blog - http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/theoneshow/consumer/

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

01/09/2009

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Ayrshire Scotland Business News
By Murdoch MacDonald
Make the Wallace Tower compliant with Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) requirements, this will require the purchase of two retail units on the ground floor below the hall to enable installation of a lift and other related access ...
Ayrshire Scotland Business News - http://www.ayrshirescotlandbusinessnews.com/

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

30/08/2009

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability discrimination and mental health
Manchester Evening News
Of particular interest to employers is the fact that severe mental illness amounts to a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act, 1995. ...
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Emergency response for disabled persons
SHPonline
PEL Services Ltd has launched its Refuge Call System to help building occupiers comply with British standards and the Disability Discrimination Act. Under ...
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WALTHAM ABBEY: PCT claims surgery closure "not about money"
Guardian Series
"Even if there had been an option to continue providing services from Sun Street the premises did not meet current Disability Discrimination Act
...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Little Malcolm's Swimming Pool: 'stigma and 'discrimination create ...
By Little Malcolm's Swimming Pool
Since 2005, in the UK people with diagnosed HIV have had a legal recourse against discrimination in the workplace. Two-thirds of the gay men with HIV surveyed said that they were aware of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), ...
Little Malcolm's Swimming Pool - http://littlemalcolms.blogspot.com/

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

No way ahead - the policy barrier faced by drivers with disabilities
guardian.co.uk
Under the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, which aims to guarantee access to goods, facilities and services, insurers are not allowed to refuse cover on ...
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DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Welsh Icons - News: New Hearing Loop Installed at Blackwood Miners ...
By Welsh Icons - News
"The installation of this specialist equipment is just one of the many ways with which the Authority is providing increased access to goods, services and facilities under the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act," says ...
Welsh Icons - News - http://welshicons-news.blogspot.com/