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High Court ruling on disability retirements and injury pensions

The High Court has ruled that police officers retired due to disability should not have to be reassessed by a doctor in order to qualify for an injury pension. This follows a challenge by former Cheshire Constabulary officer Mark Evans, … Continue reading

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‘Pre-cancerous’ conditions found to be a disability under the Equality Act

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that ‘cancer’ for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 includes pre-cancerous lesions, as it upheld the unfair dismissal appeal of a woman who suffered from a lesion that could have become malignant. … Continue reading

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Time To Talk about mental illness

Thursday 1st February 2018 is ‘Time To Talk’ Day, an initiative led by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness to encourage people to talk about their mental health. With around 1 in 4 people experiencing a mental health problem this year, … Continue reading

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