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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employment tribunal was entitled to find that an employer was required, as a reasonable adjustment, to continue employing a disabled employee in a more junior role involving less physical activity, preserving his existing rate of pay on an indefinite basis.
While it will not be an “everyday event”, the EAT held that there was no reason in principle why pay protection, in conjunction with other measures, could not be a reasonable adjustment as part of a package of measures to get an employee back to work. Whether it was reasonable for the employer to have to take that step was a separate question, to be determined in the particular circumstances.
Construction group Balfour Beatty, one of Britain’s largest construction groups, has reported a surge in profits. Previous reports suggested that the group was close to collapse in 2015 largely due to the underbidding on contracts during the recession and accepting tight margins to procure work. The work then proved problematic and costs to resolve issues […]View More
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