Discrimination Archives – BDBF LLP

Black livelihoods matter

At a time when racial inequality is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, new figures revealing the continuing underrepresentation of black people in senior positions in the UK…

Samira Ahmed wins BBC equal pay case

TV News host Samira Ahmed win equal pay case against BBC for her work on Newswatch. After being underpaid £700k Samira wins tribunal after comparing her pay with Jeremy Vine show Points of View.

Unwanted shoulder massages at work did not amount to harassment

In the era of #MeToo, employers are under increasing pressure to stamp out sexual harassment in the workplace. Faced with a more knowledgeable and vocal workforce, employers must ensure that the workplace culture does not encourage or tolerate inappropriate conduct.

Vegetarianism is not a philosophical belief under the Equality Act 2010

To date, an eclectic range of beliefs have acquired protection from discrimination at work, from beliefs in climate change, Scottish nationalism and the ability of mediums to communicate with the dead, to beliefs against lying, fox hunting and hare coursing. Therefore, one could be forgiven for thinking that a belief in vegetarianism would easily acquire protection.