New definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010

23 March 2011
New definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010

The new definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010 means that staff are no longer assessed against a list of capacities, as previously under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

Guidance has been issued by the Office for Disability Issues and becomes law on 1 May 2011.

To view the guidance, visit odi.dwp.gov.uk/docs/law/ea/ea-draft-guide.pdf

Source: Sandy Adirondack 

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