Managing religion in your law firm

Managing religion in your law firm

As a society of diverse cultures, the UK is home to many different religions and beliefs, from Christianity to Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and many more. As the month of May marks the beginning of Ramadan, we look at how these diverse believes extend to the workplace and outline some key points to help you as an employer, support employees at your firm.

As highlighted in our previous diversity series, diversity in the legal profession is, slowly, on the rise. Workplaces hold a duty to recognise and support different beliefs and cultures. Though employers are aware that religious discrimination in the workplace is not legally tolerated under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010), many may not be aware of indirect discrimination of these protected characteristics. For exampl

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Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.