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Employment FAQs

This page summarises employment rights under the Equality Act 2010. You have these rights if your stammer is a "disability" as defined, or in some cases if you are perceived to have a disability.

Link to BSA website:
- BSA's Employment page has guidance on matters beyond your legal rights.

How far is employment covered?

What are the rules on recruitment and promotion?

Does it affect my rights if I don't mention the stammer?

How can the 'Disability Confident' scheme help?

Can a potential employer ask about my stammer?

Does stammering mean I can't do some jobs?

How can the Equality Act apply when I have a job?

What about losing one's job?

Are there any cases on stammering?

Are there any exclusions from the Equality Act?

What if I am not employed by the person?

What happens if I've been discriminated against?

Can a disabled person be treated more favourably?

Is the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) still relevant?

What further information is there?


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