Religion or belief: frequently asked questions

Advice and Guidance

Who is this page for?

  • Employers

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      Great Britain

Working with employers, we have developed a set of frequently asked questions, which focus on some of the main issues that employers are facing today. These include:

These are some of the most common issues that employers told us about but, often, it is about using the same approach and applying it to different situations. See our decision-making tool to help you handle employee requests.

Last updated: 30 Jul 2019

Further information

If you think you might have been treated unfairly and want further advice, you can contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service.

Phone: 0808 800 0082
Textphone: 0808 800 0084

You can email using the contact form on the EASS website.

Also available through the website are BSL interpretation, web chat services and a contact us form.


Opening hours:

9am to 7pm Monday to Friday
10am to 2pm Saturday
closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays

Alternatively, you can visit our advice and guidance page.