Wednesday, 31 March 2010

30/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Supporting People | East Dorset RAISIN
By Stuart
The Disability Equality Duty will require the public sector to actively promote disability equality, and is similar to the duty to promote race equality under the Race Relations (Amendment) Act. This is a positive duty which builds in ...
East Dorset RAISIN - http://www.recovery-dorset.org.uk/wordpress/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Equality & diversity - Scottish Natural Heritage
The Race Equality Duty (2002), the Disability Equality Duty (2006) and the Gender Equality Duty (2007) give us a responsibility to carry out Equality Impact ...
www.snh.gov.uk/about-snh/info-services/equality-diversity/

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Cancer sufferers 'struggle at work'
The Press Association
A Department for Work and Pensions spokesman said: "People with cancer are protected from unfair dismissal by the Disability Discrimination Act, ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Zen Asylum: Mental Health Disability Discrimination , UK Human ...
By admin
Mental Health Disability Discrimination , UK Human Rights Commission Engaged in Disability Discrimination. The UK's Departmental of Health and Equality and Human Rights Commission are tag teaming mental health patients who are trying to find out why Government Ministers decided to exclude all ... The Department of Health also invokes Section 12(2) of the Freedom of Information Act to claim that it is not obliged to look any further for information on any such contact . ...
Zen Asylum - http://www.zenasylum.com/

Examples Mediation Settlements Personal Injury
By admin
The department faced a claim for £700000 for under the Disability Discrimination Act and for personal injury. The parties agreed to mediation through the Employment Tribunal. Settlement was reached and the department saved the costs of ...
Personal Injury Mediation Services - http://injurymediation.co.uk/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Against Tenant | Social Housing News ...
Blake Lapthorn Solicitors' Social Housing team looks at a recent case that clarifies that disabled tenants cannot rely on their disability to "trump" their ...
www.bllaw.co.uk/sectors/social_housing/.../discrimination_against_tenant.aspx

TLT Solicitors - Disability discrimination and physical ...
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) requires service providers to make reasonable adjustments for their customers – which can include alterations ...
www.tltsolicitors.co.uk/resources/publications/.../disability_discrimination_mar_10/



 

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

29/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Bath People First - Disability Equality Duty Law
Welcome · Our Work · Independent Living Project · Organisations Supporting Independence · Peer Advocacy · Human Rights Pack · Disability Equality Duty Law ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Labour Policies On Disability « Same Difference
By samedifference1
We strengthened the Disability Discrimination Act in 2005, fulfilling the Government's commitment to a comprehensive and enforceable set of civil rights for disabled people, and in 2006 we introduced a duty on public authorities to ...
Same Difference - http://samedifference1.com/

Scottish Parliamentary Questions « Learning Disability Bulletin
By Lisa Sen
Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (S3W-32004). Jamie Hepburn (Central Scotland) (SNP): To ask the Scottish Executive what powers and responsibilities are conferred on it by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
Learning Disability Bulletin - http://www.enable.org.uk/blogs/news_blog/

appeals lawyer: Labor law: time limits for the Employment Tribunal ...
By jan
The complaint of disability discrimination had not been submitted within the three-month period, according to the paragraph 3 of Annex 3 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, and. Accordingly, the court has no jurisdiction to hear ...
appeals lawyer - http://appeals-lawyer.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Free Essays on Disability Discrimination 1 - 20
disability, sexual orientation and age. Examples of such legislations are: * The Disability Discrimination Act * The Sex Discrimination Act * The Race ...

Mumsnet Discussions - Disability Discrimination Act needs amending ...
As I understand it, if anaphylaxis was including schools/nurseries etc would not be able to refuse to admit children as this would be discrimination. ...

[ARCHIVED CONTENT] The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA ...
An introduction to the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), and how to order copies in a range of formats.



 

Monday, 29 March 2010

28/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Ed Balls up: Ofsted "fails" some of the best schools in the world ...
By Toby Young
Parents were not made aware that they can request sight of a copy of the school's plan to meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 2002. Gap students helping out at the school have not received formal child protection ...
News - http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Marlow Post Office Subpostmistress: public support us
Bucks Free Press
The Disability Equality Duty Act, part of the DDA states that 'all public bodies - such as central or local government – pay 'due regard' to the promotion ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Status Approved by: Date: Policy Number Approved Full Governors ...
Disability Equality Duty Scheme/Accessiblity Scheme. Every activity/action that the school instigates ensure that all the ...

Sunday, 28 March 2010

27/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Discrimination by Association
By admin
Her victory obviously has caused the Disability Discrimination Act to widen within its scope but also will have profound implications for the six million of people in the United Kingdom already having to reconcile work and caring ...
District 7 - http://www.sey7.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Agenda Item 10.4
1.1 This report summarises the new Disability Equality Duty introduced under the ... 4.1 The Disability Equality Duty represents a shift from the individual ...

Saturday, 27 March 2010

26/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Shakesville: Shaker Help Request
By Guest Blogger
Here you will find information about the basic access required under the UK's Disability Discrimination Act, but it is only basic access. In the comments, please leave everything you can think of, from wheelchair ramps to flashing fire ...
Shakesville - http://shakespearessister.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability Equality a chance to have your say
Making Real Change Happen Getting Disability Equality Schemes Right. Views: 5 | Downloads: 0. An Overview of the Disability Equality Duty
...

DISABILITYEQUALITYSCHEME
This is also known as the Disability Equality Duty which is owed to all disabled pupils, staff and those using services provided by schools. ...

NHS TAYSIDE RESPONSE ON THE WELLBEING OF PEOPLE WITH A PHYSICAL ...
The disability equality duty referred to as the general and specific ... Key aspects of the specific duty include - to produce a 3 year disability equality ...

Friday, 26 March 2010

25/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Glasgow Equality Networks Forum (ENF) Blog : Equality Bill ...
By admin
Clarifying that "substantial" (which is used in relation to the disability provisions in the Bill) means something which is not minor or trivial. Changes to the Bill made during House of Lords Committee stage. Many of the changes made during ... making clear the need to take account of disabled people's disabilities in the public sector Equality Duty;. - Increasing the potential number of wheelchair-accessible taxis. A number of changes were made to equal pay provisions: ...
The Glasgow Equality Networks... - http://enf.org.uk/blog/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Thank you, Mr. Olner. I acknowledge...: 23 Mar 2010: Westminster ...
Great steps have been taken to extend equality legislation to people with disabilities, the disability equality duty in 2005 being just one example of the ...

Towards 2025
Equality Bill streamlines disabled people The Disability Equality Duty, and strengthens increased from 44.5% which came into force in discrimination ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Every Child Matters Publications: Product details
This Early Years Foundation Stage poster provides information on: how the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) defines a disabled person; the statutory ...

Thursday, 25 March 2010

24/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Equality Bill passed in House of Lords
People Management Magazine Online
In that case the Court explicity stated that they saw nothing in the Disability Discrimination Act which prevented pre-employment questioning and sweep up ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Police force exempt from Disability Discrimination Act
...

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) was amended in 2004 by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2004 which ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

C1 RELEVANCE ASSESSMENT for Cumbria Constabulary Disability
...

The aims of the Disability equality scheme is to set out how the Constabulary will meet it's equality duty with regard to disability
...

COMMITTEE REPORT CONTROL SHEET
1.1 The Race Relations Act 1976 as amended by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000, the Disability Equality Duty 2006 and the Gender Equality Duty 2007 ...

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

23/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Usability Exchange Website Launched to Provide Instant ...
By admin
The Usability Exchange website will be particularly relevant to public sector bodies who will have a duty to consult disabled people under the new Disability Equality Duty. Simon Whitworth of Wandsworth Council said: "Like other public ...
kc arceneaux and michael jackson - http://haoodnla.com/article/lxy09211215y9j01/


DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

disability, discrimination and act Articles, Videos, Photos and ...
...duties under the Race Relations Act 1976, the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 or the Disability Discrimination Act 1995." In the letter, Phillips said a. ...


 

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

22/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Case of the week: City of Edinburgh Council v Dickson
PersonnelToday.com
Dickson had had type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years, and was disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

So Now You Know: I NEED YOUR HELP! OCD IS NOT A JOKE.
By Angela
In fact, persons with mental illness including OCD fall under the protection of the Disability Discrimination Act. I believe that this programming was a result of unawareness rather than malice. I understand that no disrespect was ...
So Now You Know - http://angelaandluke.blogspot.com/

J. Arthur MacNumpty: The Sunday Whip
By Will
... further notes the flexibility and efficiency of the five Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) ALX 300 buses operating in the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport area, which are fully compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 ...
J. Arthur MacNumpty - http://macnumpty.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

REPORT OF: CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S POLICY UNIT MANAGER TO: SCRUTINY ...
The Council has a legal duty under the Equality Act 2006 and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 2005 (including the Disability Equality Duty) to have ...

The Autism Toolbox: An Autism Resource for Scottish Schools
duty to promote disability equality. The 2005 Regulations ... The Disability
Equality Duty – the general duty is introduced in the amended Disability ...

Monday, 22 March 2010

20/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: DDA

Equality Bill makes Britain's web accessibility law harder to access
Out-Law.com
It is likely to be in force in October, at which time it will replace the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in England, Scotland and Wales. ...
See all stories on this topic

Renfrew Ferry service saved as new operator takes helm
The Herald
... complies with the Disability Discrimination Act. "As well as being DDA compliant, it is also pram, buggy, pushchair and cycle friendly", Mr Aikman said. ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

DISABILITY EQUALITY SCHEME
The Disability Equality Duty came into effect on December 4th 2006. ... of the Duty is that public authorities produce a disability equality scheme together ...

Disability Equality Scheme
General Duty of the Disability Equality Duty it is necessary to adopt the social model of disability. The social model says that it is because of the ...

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Trust - Disability Equality Scheme
It introduced a new positive duty on health trusts as public authorities, to promote disability equality. The ultimate goal of the new duty is to promote ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Eviction, disability discrimination and dogs
By Tessa Shepperson
There has been an interesting eviction case reported recently on the application of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA95) to eviction proceedings under section 21 where the tenant claimed that the landlord was in breach of the ...
The Landlord Law Blog - http://www.landlordlawblog.co.uk/

Being With An Adult Dyslexic | Body2Envy - Get the Body People Envy
By Body2Envy Team
Additionally, it is a good thing that the law has given this issue some attention, since dyslexia is an official disability that can be governed by the Disability Discrimination Act, 1995. As an employer or a colleague of a person with ...
Body2Envy - Get the Body People Envy - http://body2envy.com/

Disclosure of anti depressants at work?
By HGHman
If you chose to inform your employer though depression is covered by the Disability Discrimination Act and as such your employer has a legal obligation to offer you 'reasonable adjustments' to the working environment to help you manage ...
Buy HGH Today - http://buyhghtoday.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act Assessments | Play Safety Solutions ...
Information on playground safety management and the safety of indoor and outdoor play areas, playground inspection, training courses and publications.

Disability Discrimination
The Disability Discrimination Act gives disabled people important rights of access to health services and social services, such as doctors' surgeries, ...

19/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

What can I do about...Shared Spaces
Local Authorities have a duty to promote and include disability equality in ... All local authorities are covered by the Disability Equality Duty (DED) and ...


 

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

A sign for the times in North Devon
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
"Each of our courses will help you comply with the Disability Discrimination Act." The organisation is also behind campaigns to introducing sign language ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination in the workplace and its justification ...
By admin
The guidelines have the Disability Discrimination Act, an employer is not entitled to dismissal of a disabled person, provided it is in the execution of a transaction, other people may be incompetent. But at the same time, ...
No SubHealth - http://www.nosubhealth.com/

Criminal Solicitor Dot Net : TLS Practice Note on Interpreters
Under the Disability Discrimination Act you must make reasonable adjustments to prevent disabled clients from receiving a lower level of service compared to those who are not disabled. 2 The use of interpreters ...
Criminal Solicitor Dot Net RSS... - http://www.criminalsolicitor.net/

Friday, 19 March 2010

18/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Hampshire dog owner loses eviction threat battle
BBC News
Her defence counsel claimed its dog prohibition clause "contravened" the Disability Discrimination Act. Three Court of Appeal judges expressed sympathy for ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Mental Health Insurance
By admin
Certainly, if there is a case of unfair discrimination then it is possible to sue under the Disability Discrimination Act but according to Mind, the leading UK charity for mental health, only a small number of cases are taken out under ...
Low Cost Medical Insurance - http://lowcostmedicalinsurance.bbbblog.co.cc/

Puresh Power: The Jobs Assistant
By Danny Puresh
Danny Puresh: Danny is a disability equality consultant specializing in access issues, independent living (particularly through direct payments), and general Disability Equality and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995. ...
Puresh Power - http://pureshpower.blogspot.com/

Disabled dog-owner loses appeal against 'discriminatory' eviction ...
Ms Thomas-Ashley said she "cannot enjoy the premises without him" and claimed the association was in breach of duty under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 in maintaining the "no dogs" provision in her tenancy agreement. ...
24dash.com RSS feed - http://blogs.24dash.com/robhattersley/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The Scottish Parliament: Parliamentary Questions & Answers - 2009
Alex Neil MSP: The Disability Discrimination Act 1995, which is reserved to Westminster, protects disabled people from discrimination in employment, ...



 

Thursday, 18 March 2010

17/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Guide dog puppies and their walkers can travel free on First buses in ...
ic CheshireOnline
... time for the 2015 and 2017 Disability Discrimination Act deadlines, we are working hard to ensure that all of our customers, regardless of disability, ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Glasgow launches first housing guide to support people with autism ...
By 24dash.com
The document also contains guidelines on legislative requirements and the Disability Discrimination Act, communicating with clients that have autism, how to support these tenants and sustain their tenancy, what can be done to adapt and ...
24dash.com ATOM feed - http://blogs.24dash.com/lynnefeatherstone/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act - definition of disability
Disability Discrimination Act - definition of disability The Disability
Discrimination Act (DDA) defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

DISABILITY EQUALITY SCHEME
Disability Equality Duty and how we will try to make health services better for ... We have to do this through the Disability Equality Duty. The Disability ...

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

16/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Fair For All- Disability Response to Better Health, Better Care
To further this aim we offer health practitioners general advice on the Disability Equality Duty, and specific guidance on complying with the Disability ...

Submission of the
Disability Equality Duty to pay 'due regard' to the promotion of equality so that social landlords must act in a manner that ensures equal opportunities ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

18% fear being branded "mad" by bosses and colleagues
Employers' Forum on Disability
... how to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace under the Disability Discrimination Act. It comes as Coronation Street star Beverley Callard thanked ...
See all stories on this topic

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

15/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: DDA

The Disability Discrimination Act: What Retailers Need to Know ...
By admin
Under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), retailers must take reasonable steps to remove or alter physical features that make it difficult for less able people to access their goods and services. Alternatively, they may provide a ...
Health Articles Library - http://healtharticleslibrary.com/

Monday, 15 March 2010

14/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

A Tale of Four Canopies « East of the M60
By mancunian1001
What stands in the way of the Victorian canopies is the Disability Discrimination Act which entails among the legislation free and fair equal access to able-bodied and less able-bodied persons. As a regular user of Altrincham ...
East of the M60 - http://mancunian1001.wordpress.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability Discrimination Act
Disability Discrimination Act1995 Part 4Code of Practice for providers ofPost 16 education and relatedservicesNew duties (from September 2002) in the ...

13/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Spaghetti Gazetti: Consultation Events on Birmingham City ...
By The Editor
At the heart of the Disability Equality Duty is the requirement to involve disabled people in producing the Disability Equality Scheme including the action plan. This has to happen at the very outset and many public authorities will ...
Spaghetti Gazetti - http://www.spaghettigazetti.com/

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Charges for services to disabled people put on hold
Dumfries and Galloway Standard
The coalition threatened legal action as neither of the savings plans had been the subject of an impact assessment under the Disability Discrimination Act. ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Unreasonable adjustments? Bond Pearce Solicitors
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) imposes a duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments to premises or working practices to take account of the ...

12/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Legislation Information
On April 7 2005 the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (which amends the 1995 DDA) received Royal Assent. This Act has several important amendments to the ...

Policy for Equality of Opportunity
DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION Individual rights regarding disability were introduced by the "Disability Discrimination Act 1995‟. Duties covering employers came ...

Sports Clubs and the Disability Discrimination Act – Factsheet
Sports Clubs and the Disability Discrimination Act –. Factsheet. The Disability
Discrimination Act (DDA) is designed to provide equal access to ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Requirements for the provision of supporting documentation ...
to promote equality of opportunity between disabled and other persons. The. Disability Equality Duty (DED), also referred to as the general duty, ...

Friday, 12 March 2010

11/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Police sick rate rising as officers stay inside
Lancashire Evening Post
John O'Reilly, chairman of the Lancashire Police Federation, said: "With the Disability Discrimination Act coming in, organisations are obliged to find ...
See all stories on this topic

It's cramping our stile, say angry Verwood residents
Bournemouth Echo
... said a kissing gate would uphold the access provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act. "My wife, Margaret, and I are both registered disabled. ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The Barrister
Her son was disabled within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. She was not. His disability required that she take more time off and ...



 

Thursday, 11 March 2010

10/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: DDA

Health trust gets gold standard for disabled care
This Is Cheshire
... where organisations are with regards to disability, where they need to be and how to get there in line with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Office for Disability Issues - Roadmap 2025 - Secretary of State ...
The Disability Equality Duty came into force in 2006. It requires public authorities to pay due regard to disability issues when carrying out their ...

Legal challenges to council cuts in services - 25/02/2010 ...
Of particular relevance is the general disability equality duty. Contained in section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, this requires public ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Anguish at plan to cut services for Fife needy
Scotland Courier
"I intend to challenge this bizarre decision as I think it is in breach of the Disability Discrimination Act given the very negative impact it will have on ...
See all stories on this topic

Police officer with voice condition 'bullied out by witch hunt'
Independent
Catherine Gilbert is suing Kent Police under the Disability Discrimination Act as she claims her bosses failed to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate ...
See all stories on this topic

Beware public law arguments in anti-social behaviour possession proceedings
Shoosmiths legal updates
It was accepted by all parties that he was a 'disabled person' within the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The incident which led to Mr ...
See all stories on this topic

Confidence building
Reading Chronicle
It is pointed out that dyslexia is covered by the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and further discussion of the matter offered if required. ...
See all stories on this topic

Sick Note Faces The Sack - Traditional Absence Forms To Be Revolutionised In ...
Beattie Group (press release)
In instances where the employee has a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, has an employer complied with its duty to make reasonable ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

YouTube - Avoiding disability discrimination in transport - Part 3 ...
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) aims to eliminate discrimination against ... Failures With The Disability Discrimination Act Added to. Quicklist5:28 ...



 

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

08/03/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

National Offender Management Service Found in Breach of Race and ...
By Susan Reddy
... were transferred without due consideration of the effect such moves would have on disabled or ethnic minority prisoners, contrary to s.71 of the race Relations Act 1976 and to section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. ...
Scottish Human Rights Law Group - http://www.shrlg.org.uk/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

YouTube - Disability and access part 1 BSL
(This relates to the UK Disability Discrimination Act 1995). Category: Nonprofits & Activism .... Failures With The Disability Discrimination Act. 296 views ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

SCRC - Annual Disability Equality Report 2009
The Public Sector Equality Duty on Disability requires us to publish an annual report containing a summary of the steps taken under our Equality & Diversity ...

09/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Green shoots of modernisation at Hepscott training unit
Morpeth Herald
Currently the site is not compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act and has poor facilities, while two greenhouses had to be demolished. ...
See all stories on this topic

Employers urged to make best use of new 'fit note' regime
Bytestart
Employers are not forced to comply with the GPs recommendations, but must not flout the disability discrimination act. For instance, if the employee is ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

EHRC - Disability rights publications page 3
This employment leaflet discusses the rights of disabled people under the Disability Discrimination Act and how this can protect disabled workers from ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Pharmacy notification letter
In addition, since December 2006, all public authorities have been subject to the Disability Equality Duty. "Public authority" can include: GP Services, ...



 

Monday, 8 March 2010

07/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: DDA

Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) Part IV
Slide 1 Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) Part IV Paul Brown Director Scottish Disability Team p.d.brown@dundee.ac.uk DRC Post-16 Code of Practice ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disabled campaigner lambasts new Marlow Post Office
This is Local London
Marlow resident Ms Lewis, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis, said it goes against regulations set out in The Disability Discrimination Act. Chairman of ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Employment Advice to Help Combat Increasing Redundancies in 2009 ...
By admin
The 2005 Disability Discrimination Act is enacted to end all discrimination against disabled people. It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against disabled people in recruitment and their everyday employment. ...
Dating.Businessvn.Net - Dating... - http://dating.businessvn.net/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Government initiatives
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) established a duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments in the workplace to ensure people with a ...



 

06/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

BBC - Ouch! (disability) - Messageboard Ouch! Talk - Moderation ...
The Disability Equality Duty applies to most public authorities in respect of all of their functions. However, in the case of the BBC, it only applies "in ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Hot Employment Law Topics For 2010
Fresh Business Thinking
Stress, and its effects (such as depression), can constitute a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act. This Act gives employees with a ...
See all stories on this topic

YouTube adds captions for all videos to improve accessibility
Out-Law.com
"The Disability Discrimination Act generally expects businesses that put videos online to make them accessible to people with hearing impairments. ...
See all stories on this topic

You're stuck with old trains
The Star
The Transport Secretary said the trains would need a major and costly refit by 2020 to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act.
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

History Of Disability Discrimination Free Research Papers 41 - 60
Primary And Secondary Socialisation: racial groups under the Act. Disability Equality Policy Statement The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 2005 protects ...



 

Saturday, 6 March 2010

05/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Search Results - London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
... deap powerpoint-3 35% to be removed The Disability Discrimination Act and the Disability Equality Duty Local Public Service Agreement targets What is ...

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

ORGANIZED RAGE: Private sector companies involved in Pathways to ...
By Mick Hall
In fact, regardless of whether they are crude and subjective, these systems are almost certainly a breach of the Disability Discrimination Act, which makes it unlawful to treat people less favourably on the grounds of their disability. ...
ORGANIZED RAGE - http://www.organizedrage.com/

Nanny Knows Best: Lawyers Cancel School Trip II
By Ken
I have requested details (under Freedom of Information rules) of which clause in the Disability Discrimination Act was not complied with or which section of the Council's "Trip Planning Guide" was not followed. ...
Nanny Knows Best - http://nannyknowsbest.blogspot.com/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

DDA in Practice
The Disability Discrimination Act in practice Wai-Mei Chan Access and Sustainability AdviserThe Centre for Accessible Environmentsestablished 30 years ...

Friday, 5 March 2010

04/03/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Rethink: Fear of stigma stops employees with mental health problems from ...
Politics.co.uk
These give advice about individuals' rights at work and list examples of reasonable adjustments available under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. ...
See all stories on this topic

Leeds to London intercity: £7.5bn trains may be shelved
Yorkshire Evening Post
... however, make it clear that the trains would need a major and costly refit by 2020 to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. The Conservatives ...
See all stories on this topic

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Puresh Power: Assisted Suicide - New Guidelines
By Danny Puresh
Danny Puresh: Danny is a disability equality consultant specializing in access issues, independent living (particularly through direct payments), and general Disability Equality and the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995. ...
Puresh Power - http://pureshpower.blogspot.com/

Disabled Aids in Shopping Centres | 24/7 Online shopping
By admin
Disabled facilities in shopping centres in the UK have improved significantly and with the introduction of the Disability Discrimination Act.
24/7 Online shopping - http://buy247.co.cc/

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

YouTube - Vlog 11.12,09. disability discrimination research continued
Am I covered by the Disability Discrimination Act? BSL Added to. Quicklist2:20 · Am I covered by the Disability Discrimination A... 212 views ...



 

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

02/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Disability - The British Medical Association
Under the general disability equality duty, NHS organisations in their roles both as employers and service providers are required to: ...

Equality Schemes | CSSD New Site
Disability Equality Scheme. Central's Disability Equality Scheme was drawn up in line with the new Disability Equality Duty. Disability Equality Scheme ...

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

01/03/2010

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Newport City Council - Equalities - Law
The Equality Act 2005 introduced a Disability Equality Duty (DED) for public bodies to promote disability equality. For details of how we plan to meet the ...

Foreward by Chief Executive
requirements of the disability equality duty by promoting equality for .... Central to the specific duty is the creation of this Disability Equality ...

Monday, 1 March 2010

28/02/2010

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

The Tories' inept behaviour is in danger of causing cardiac arrest ...
By Martin Salter
In her haste to help out the Conservative Party, Mrs Pratt not only breached her duty of confidentiality but has failed to stand up any of her claims. She began by disclosing that her organisation had received "three or four" calls from staff at Downing Street, then changed her mind .... The quango was established in 2006 through a merger of three previous bodies: the Commission for Racial Equality, the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Disability Rights Commission. ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

addendum disability equality Feb 2010 _2_
remedial measures are implemented where required to ensure we meet our Disability Equality Duty in respect of people with a learning disability.

DCS Blogs Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Is the Issue of Mental Health Driving Employers Mad? « Health ...
By admin
Of particular interest to employers is the fact that severe mental illness amounts to a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. This Act makes it illegal to discriminate against people with a disability and ...
Health Articles Library - http://healtharticleslibrary.com/

27/02/2010

DCS News Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Court verdicts on care home closures, care package cuts and ...
Communitycare.co.uk
Of particular relevance is the general disability equality duty. Contained in section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, this requires public ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

Get a plan
In 2005, the Disability Equality Duty legislation was passed which required public bodies to not only create action plans but to go further – auditing where ...

Involvement - Office for Disability Issues
Involving disabled people in the development and delivery of effective communication strategies is a major part of the Disability Equality Duty. ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (Commencement No. 4) Order ...
This Order is the fourth Commencement Order to be made in relation to the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 ("the Act"). The Act extensively amends the ...

Discrimination self-help pack
The pack contains: · A Disability Discrimination Act Question & Answer sheet ... The Disability Discrimination Act Introduction The Disability ...

FRA - Information Portal
Main reasoning/argumentation:The Court held that the bank had breached the Disability Discrimination Act by not providing physical access to wheelchair ...

DCS Web Alert for: Disability Equality Duty

EHRC - Disability equality
... Your rights - disability in education · Your rights - access to services · Your rights to public services - About the Disability Equality Duty
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Losing Patients Notification letter
I make this request in reference to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and Disability Equality Duty 2006. More details overleaf. ...

DCS News Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Great expectations? The Autism Act meets hopes, misconceptions and realities
Public Service
They are becoming more aware of their access rights under the Disability Discrimination Act and Human Rights Act. This new legislation will clarify the ...
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DCS Web Alert for: Disability Discrimination Act

Disability definitions - Office for Disability Issues
The Disability Discrimination Act definition. The most commonly used definition of the term 'disabled person' is that used to define people considered ...