Our disability helpsheet has been prepared by accountants with severe disabilities and draws on their experiences of adaptive processes and procedures in the workplace.
Disability resources for firms
Disability is one of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. ICAEW has collated these resources to support organisations and member firms ensure they are compliant with the legislation and supporting their employees.
Discrimination legislation protects the rights of disabled people in employment, education, and access to goods and services. On this page you can find articles, books and online resources offering guidance in this area of law.
An employer who made 'reasonable adjustments' for a disabled employee, but did not do it quickly enough, has had to pay compensation for disability discrimination following a recent ruling. Legal Alert, October 2012.