March 24, 2020

London Disability Workshop - This event has been postponed

Please note this event has now been postponed - a revised date will be announced in due course.

Tuesday 24 March 8.30 - 11.15am

We will be exploring the law relating to disability and ill health in the workplace, with a particular focus on mental health.
This session is aimed at those who have management or HR responsibilities. We will provide delegates with the practical knowledge to deal with the complexities that arise.

The topics we will cover, through worked examples, include:

  • Disabled or not?
  • Perceived disability
  • Progressive conditions
  • When is there a duty to make reasonable adjustments?
  • What is a reasonable adjustment really?
  • Dealing with long-term absence and poor prognosis cases where the employee is disabled
  • Key questions to ask the Occupational Health provider
  • Is there a duty on the employee to take steps to reduce their symptoms?
  • Practical tips
Registration & breakfast 8:30am  
The key concepts of disability discrimination, reasonable adjustments and ill health issues in the workplace 8.45am
Break 10:00am

Case studies on mental health and neurodiversity issues

Close 11:15am

In light of the Coronavirus outbreak and in line with our firm-wide response to it, we respectfully ask that you do not attend this event if you have been to mainland China in the 14 days prior to the date of the event. We also ask that anyone who has recently travelled abroad follows the most up to date guidance of the health authorities of the country where the event is being held. For your reassurance, all Clyde & Co people and external speakers present have been asked to follow this same policy.

If your situation has changed since accepting this invitation please let Kirsty Brown know.