Yet more on what constitutes a “philosophical belief” in the context of discrimination

I have written on numerous occasions about the sometimes odd and unexpected practical applications of the Religion and Belief Regulations (now incorporated within the Equality Act). This month has seen another and some would say rather tenuous interpretation of what constitutes a protected philosophical belief. Mr Devan Maistry worked for the BBC and presented complaints…

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CBI attacks Employment Tribunals and sets out compelling case for reform

The Government is currently carrying out a consultation on workplace dispute reforms and on Friday 15 April the CBI added its substantial contribution to the debate in the form of its report: “Settling the matter: Building a more effective and efficient tribunal system“. The report criticises the current “slow, legalistic and antagonistic” process so derided…

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