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I have a question about employment law and my mental health

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Hi. I have a question about employment law and my mental health disability.
JA: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: I've been made an offer of employment subject to satisfactory medical check. Im not happy to disclose my disability as I have suffered direct discrimination before
JA: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: I'm currently unemployed. About to be employee.
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No. Thanks.

Hello, I’m Ben. It’s my pleasure to assist you today. I may also ask for some preliminary information to help me determine the legal position.

What do you specifically want to know about this, please?

Ben Jones and 3 other Law Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Whether I am obliged to answer a specific question about my mental health history in a conditional offer of employment health questionnaire. Ie what are the possible repercussions if I lie?

Hi are you available for a call now - I get no answer when I try

Customer: replied 10 days ago.

Yes I'm here. My number is ***

Always goes straight to voicemail...

I won't be available for much longer to take a phone call unfortunately so please check your mobile and I can try again

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
The phone seems okay. Can I call you?

Have tried about 10 times on the provided number and it goes to voicemail. Unfortunately we do not have direct numbers you can call us on. Do you have a landline?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.

You could try *** please

Hi there, here is some extra information on the right to asking health questions before employment:

https://www.stephensons.co.uk/site/news_and_events/servicenews/equality_act

And also the link to the relevant section in the Equality Act 2010:

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/section/60

Hope this helps

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hi Ben. I would prefer to make this conversation private if possible.
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Hi Ben. I have a question I would like clarification on please?

Hi there, sorry for the delay – when you asked to make the conversation private it locks the question and I can no longer respond, so I had to get customer services to re-open it. How can I help?