Diversity and equality

Index here items on equal opportunities, managing diversity and inclusion.

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    The restive season

    The Christmas party is often the main event in many organisations’ social calendar. But is it appropriate to continue with this sort of celebration now the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 are in...

    France: religious symbol ban (international)

    A new bill banning headscarves and other obvious religious symbols in state schools and regulating their wear in the workplace was passed by an overwhelming majority of French MPs. The bill, which has now been sent to...

    Minority support

    From a company adapting security arrangements to cater for Sikhs carrying ceremonial daggers, to a construction giant unaware of the need to make changes, the new legislation banning religious discrimination at work has produced...

    Discrimination on grounds of religion or belief: a legal checklist

    The new law The Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 came into force on 2 December. They prohibit discrimination in the workplace of people on the basis of religion or similar belief. The regulations...

    Religion and office politics

    Employers may feel their existing equal opportunities policies are enough to meet the legal requirements of the new regulations prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief, which come into force on 2 December...