Review by Rosemary Connolly Solicitors of Recent GB Decisions

Posted in : Oct on 18 October 2011
Rosemary Connolly
Rosemary Connolly Solicitors
Issues covered:

1. Cordell v FCO UKEAT/0016/11/SM (DDA; Reasonable Adjustments)
2. Jackson v Liverpool City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1068 (References)
3. Tasneem v Dudley Hospitals UKEAT/ 0232/10/CEA (Implied Terms)
4. Leeds Teaching Hospital v Foster UKEAT/0552/10/JOJ (DDA; Reasonable Adjustments)

Cordell v FCO UKEAT/0016/11/SM


The Appellant, Ms Cordell appealed a decision of the Tribunal which held that there was no direct discrimination. The EAT also held that no direct discrimination had occurred.

Ms Cordell was deaf and required the support of lip speakers. The purported cost of the adjustment was in the region

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