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Should obese candidates be treated differently?

Should obese candidates be treated differently?

A Government adviser has sparked a debate about the possibility of allowing obese staff to turn up later for work so they can avoid the worst of the rush hour.

Last week, several newspapers reported that Professor Stephan Bevan of the Institute for Employment Studies suggested letting obese staff who feel anxious about travelling on public transport arrive an hour later, or work from home, to help them cope.

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