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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • UK Government Issues Suggestions For Places of Worship To Take Part In Mourning For Queen
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    In Britain last Friday, the government’s Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities issued National Mourning Period: Guidance for Faith and Belief Groups and Places of Worship. It contain...
  • Minister Of Religion Visa: Guidance For Religious Organisations
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... religious organisation seeking to sponsor a minister of religion ... must show that it: ... is the structure for a faith-based community with a shared ... system of belief and spiritual goals, codes of behaviour and ... religious practice, which exists to support and/or ... ...
  • Minister Of Religion Visa: Guidance For Religious Organisations
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... religious organisation seeking to sponsor a minister of religion ... must show that it: ... is the structure for a faith-based community with a shared ... system of belief and spiritual goals, codes of behaviour and ... religious practice, which exists to support and/or ... ...
  • 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 ... ...
  • Keeping Faith
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... 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 ... ...
  • Associative Discrimination
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... not just their own religion or belief but based on the religion or ... belief of a third party, known ... 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 ... ...
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