Religion and Faith in UK Law

  • Recent Articles of Interest
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
     From SSRN: Sherif Girgis, Fragility, Not Superiority: “Substantial Burdens” on Religion and the Fairness of Special Protections, (September 1, 2020). Mark Bell, Fratelli Tutti: Pope Francis’ Encyc...
    ...... Girgis, Fragility, Not Superiority: “Substantial Burdens” on Religion and the Fairness of Special Protections, (September 1, 2020). Mark Bell, ...Mark Bell, Bridging a Divide: A Faith-Based Perspective on Anti-Discrimination Law, ((2020) 9 Oxford Journal of ......
  • Britain Has New Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    In Britain last week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office announced: The Prime Minister has today appointed Rehman Chishti MP as his new Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief. In his new ...
    ......In his new position, Rehman Chishti will bring together efforts across the UK Government, with faith actors and civil society to promote the UK’s firm stance on religious tolerance abroad. The Special Envoy will continue to lead the implementation ......
  • Britain Has New Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    In Britain last week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office announced: The Prime Minister has today appointed Rehman Chishti MP as his new Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief. In his new ...
    ......In his new position, Rehman Chishti will bring together efforts across the UK Government, with faith actors and civil society to promote the UK’s firm stance on religious tolerance abroad. The Special Envoy will continue to lead the implementation ......
  • Keeping Faith
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......In Brief. The definitions included in the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations are wide and it is not immediately clear what might count as "religion" or "religious belief" and what other types of belief ......
  • Dress Codes Relating To Wearing Signs Of Religious Belief Considered By The Advocate General
    • Mondaq UK
    ......was discriminatory on the grounds of religion or belief. The German. courts asked the ECJ to consider, amongst other ...regardless of their faith. Rather than specifying that individuals. of a particular religion could ......
  • Associative Discrimination
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......not just their own religion or belief but based on the religion or. belief of a third party, known as ...Both. he and his manager, Mr Chandel, were of the Hindu faith and brought. claims against their employer for unfair and wrongful ......
  • Implications Of The Equality Act 2010 For Charities
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... Marriage and civil partnership; Pregnancy and maternity; Race; Religion or belief; Sex; and Sexual orientation. The Act renders it unlawful to ... for the purposes of an organised religion; and for employers with a faith-based ethos. Case law suggests that it can be difficult to justify ......
  • What protection do employees have against discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation in the UK?
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Before the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations came into force in 2003, there was no specific protection for employees from discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation in the U...
    ...... including disability, race, sex, age, sexual orientation and religion or belief. What is the definition of sexual orientation? Sexual ... religion” but merely has some form of religious ethos, such as a faith school. Remedies Where a job applicant or employee has been discriminated ......
  • Religious Charities update - Winter 2010
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... Marriage and civil partnership Pregnancy and maternity Race Religion or belief Sex Sexual orientation The Act renders it unlawful to ... for the purposes of an organised religion; and for employers with a faith-based ethos. Case law suggests that it can be difficult to justify ......
  • UK VISA TYPES
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    A UK visa is a provisional authorised document issued by a government to any foreign national allowing them to visit, stay and leave the country after a pre-decided period. It can be either an elec...
    ...... Visa Intra-company transfer Visa Sportsperson Visa T2 Minister of Religion Visa  Skilled Worker Visa The Skilled Worker route replaces the former ... of Religion Visa If you are a person who has a leading role within a faith-based organisation or a religious order in the UK, you can apply for a T2 ......
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