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19th December, 2013

Disability Discrimination Update

Daniel Northall reviews the latest authorities.

X v Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau [2013] IRLR 146 (Supreme Court

The Claimant was a volunteer adviser for the Mid Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau (“the CAB”) from May 2006. At her interview it had been explained that there would be no binding legal contract between her and the CAB. She signed a volunteer agreement headed: “This agreement is binding in honour only and is not a contract of employment or legally binding”.

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