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Legal Alert - February 2018

A monthly checklist from Atom Content Marketing highlighting new and pending laws, regulations, codes of practice and rulings that could have an impact on your business

Case law: Employer's assumption that employee may be disabled in the future can be unlawful 'perceived disability discrimination'

Employers dealing with an employee with a potentially progressive impairment, which does not have a substantial adverse effect on their ability to carry out day-to-day activities, should avoid discriminating against them by assuming the impairment is likely to develop in future so it does affect their ability - as this may amount to disability discrimination by perception.

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Disclaimer: This article from Atom Content Marketing is for general guidance only, for businesses in the United Kingdom governed by the laws of England. Atom Content Marketing, expert contributors and ICAEW (as distributor) disclaim all liability for any errors or omissions.

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