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Suzanne Brookes

Landmark ruling - failure to make adjustments for mental health

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On 14 February 2024, the High Court dismissed an appeal by the University of Bristol against a ruling that it had discriminated against one of its students on the grounds of her disability by failing to make reasonable adjustments to its assessment process,...

Neurodiversity and the disciplinary process

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Here at Outset, our People Services team has recently advised on a number of situations involving disciplinary action in relation to a neurodivergent employee. A common thread to each case is a lack of confidence and understanding amongst managers and HR...

It's not all fun being young - spotting potential problems at work.

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Inspired by a night out over Christmas, one of our employment lawyers, Suzanne Brooks, discusses a conversation she overheard in the restaurant and how you can encourage employees to consider how they speak to colleagues, along with other...

The Dr Martens Dilemma - a short employment tale

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What do Dr Martens and EDI have in common? Well our wonderful Senior Employment Lawyer Suzanne Brookes, tells us a short story about her recent DM purchase...