Following a recent case, employers should ensure that line managers are trained to spot types of workplace situations in which they might otherwise apply unconscious stereotyping amounting to race discrimination; and that complaints from any worker are taken at face value and handled well.
Race and religion resources for firms
Race and religion are two of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. ICAEW has collated these resources to support organisations and member firms ensure they are compliant with the legislation and supporting their employees.
Case law: Employers may be able to ban religious symbols at work without being liable for discrimination on grounds of religion
Employers who ban all visible religious signs in the workplace are not directly discriminating against employees on grounds of religion, but risk indirectly discriminating against them unless the circumstances justify the ban, according to the European Court.
Rashpal Singh Hullait has never ducked a challenge. From facing down racism and competing in martial arts, to never giving up on his beloved Arsenal. In this economia article from September 2017, he explains where he gets his tenacity from.