The dress code dilemma: Advice for employers and employees

Putting together a dress code that’s fair and reasonable in the eyes of the law can be a tough task. Even though most have only the best of intentions, many employers fall foul and end up in dispute with members of their workforce.

Religion in the workplace employers be warned

A recent ruling surrounding a spat between a Christian and a Muslim in their workplace should serve as a warning to employers, especially as religious discrimination cases are set to become more complex.

Religious discrimination 2015: What employers need to know

Religious discrimination legislation has been in place in the UK since 2003. However, a survey by the Equality and Human Right Commission revealed that these laws are confusing workers and employers alike – so we collected a sample of cases to explain the basics.

Equality watchdog unveils confusion over laws protecting religion

Religious employees feel uncomfortable with keeping to their beliefs at work, suggested the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). Christians are deemed as bigots and Jews and Muslims find it hard to take time off for religious holidays. Employers also don't know what actions might count as breaching the Equality Act.

A guide on religious discrimination in the workplace

Recently, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) heard discrimination claims brought by four Christian applicants, all of which argued that UK law did not adequately protect them from religious discrimination at work.