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Positive action in the workplace – guidance published
The Equality Act 2010 (the Act) protects employees from unlawful discrimination in the workplace. TheView Article Read more
“Gender critical” beliefs are protected under the Equality Act
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found that a “gender critical” belief is a philosophicalView Article Read more
Is it discrimination to apply a blanket ‘no beards’ policy?
Dress codes can be a legitimate part of an employer’s terms and conditions of employment. View Article Read more
Is vegetarianism protected by the Equality Act?
A case has hit the headlines this week about whether vegetarianism is a protected characteristicView Article Read more
Is veganism protected by the Equality Act?
The Equality Act prohibits discrimination because of religion or belief. “Belief” means any religious orView Article Read more
The cost of injury to feelings: increased compensation in discrimination claims
Claimants who succeed in a claim of discrimination in the Employment Tribunal are able toView Article Read more
Is the banning of headscarves at work religious discrimination?
Employers may well have seen the recent publicity surrounding the European Court of Justice (CJEU)View Article Read more
Refusal of holiday for religious festivals was not indirect discrimination
Mr G’s employer refused to grant his request for five consecutive weeks’ holiday so thatView Article Read more
length of service in grading system not discriminatory
The Court of appeal has upheld a decision that a grading system, based on lengthView Article Read more