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all Ismaili arbitration panel unlawful under Religion or Belief Regulations

Although not at first glance an employment law matter, the recent Court of Appeal decision in Jivraj -v- Hashwani is an interesting example of the application of the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003. The parties entered into a commercial contract which included an arbitration clause requiring arbitrators to come from a certain religious…

controversial recruitment practice at Bristol City Council

Bristol City Council has caused a furore by banning white people from applying for a traineeship because it wants to boost staff diversity. According to a report in the Daily Telegraph the two-year training opportunity is only open to people from black or ethnic minority backgrounds because the “normal recruitment process was not rectifying” under-representation.…