[python-uk] Python Developers - ReportLab, Wimbledon, London

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at suttoncourtenay.org.uk
Tue Dec 11 22:50:54 CET 2012

On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 9:07 PM, Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com> wrote:

> Russel, I actually had a read of the Equality and Diversity Act 2010.
> It defines seven "protected characteristics": age, disability, gender
> reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation,
> marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.
> I cannot find anything in it to say that we can't try to hire smart,
> capable people.

I think you'll find that 'smart' could be interpreted as discrimination
against people with certain disabilities and that is one of the protected
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