Tackling Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Sexual harassment at work has been prohibited by UK law for decades, yet this kind of conduct and its damaging effects still continue. The startling revelations that have emerged in recent years, including the #MeToo movement, have made it abundantly clear that the problem persists, despite the existence of these legal protections. Everyone should be […]

Religious Discrimination At Work

With such a diverse population in the UK comes a broad range of different religions and belief systems. Consequently, employers must be careful not to discriminate against someone at work because of the religious or philosophical beliefs that a person may hold. The following guide for employers examines the meaning of religious discrimination in the […]

Workplace Perceptive Discrimination Risks

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In the UK, it is unlawful to treat someone less favourably than someone else at work because of certain protected characteristics, such as their age, sex, disability, race or religion. This includes treating someone unfairly because of a perception that they possess a particular characteristic. The following guide for employers outlines the law relating to […]

What Is Positive Discrimination?

Understanding what is meant by positive discrimination, and how this applies within the workplace, plays an important part in creating a fair and inclusive working environment without unlawfully discriminating against anyone. The following guide examines the concept of positive discrimination in the context of equality and diversity at work, including the difference between positive discrimination […]