reasonable adjustment

reasonable adjustment
Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, reasonable adjustments may be required where premises or working arrangements put a disabled person at a substantial disadvantage compared to others. disability discrimination occurs where there is a failure to make a reasonable adjustment for a disabled person.
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