Pushing the boundaries of the equality legislation to breaking point

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The Equality Act 2010 prohibits discrimination against people who have certain 'protected characteristics', one of which is the protected characteristic of 'religion or belief' – but how far can the definition of 'religion or belief' stretch?

Gemma Bailey, Associate in our Employment law team, investigates the types of beliefs that Employment Tribunals have held to be capable of amounting to a religious or philosophical belief under the Act, and what employers need to be aware of. Click here to read the full article.