Tag Archives: Equality Act 2010

Pregnancy and work – what support to expect

The Duchess of Cambridge’s second pregnancy, which has seen her afflicted again by a rare and debilitating form of morning sickness (‘hyperemesis gravidarum’), has brought the topic of the potentially incapacitating effects of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy to the … Continue reading

Posted in Risk assessment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Pregnancy and work – what support to expect

Obesity – a disability for the purposes of discrimination legislation?

Obesity is a term used to describe somebody who is overweight with a high degree of body fat, and there are different levels of obesity (a person with a BMI between 30 and 40 would be considered to be ‘obese’, … Continue reading

Posted in Employee Sickness, Mental Health | Tagged , , | 1 Comment