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AUTHOR: Charlotte Wolff
We examine the content of formal, casual and relaxed dress
codes and employer attitudes to religious headwear and accessories in this part
of our report on the XpertHR dress codes survey. We also discover how
employers are avoiding potential discrimination law pitfalls.
On this page:Types of dress
codeWhat garments are allowed?Defining
work wear for menChart 1: Garments restricted or
prohibited for menDefining work wear for
womenChart 2: Garments restricted or prohibited
for womenBox 1: Formal code with allowances at
accounting firm DSHUniforms and overallsTattoos and piercingsChart 3: Attitudes
towards accessories and religious attire (men)Chart 4:
Attitudes towards accessories and religious attire (women)Avoiding discrimination claimsMeasures to avoid
religious discriminationChart 5: Measures taken to
avoid religious discriminationReligious headwear and
accessoriesHair and make-upOur
researchTable 1: "Suit/formal business attire" -
garments allowed or prohibitedTable 2: "Smart
casual/business casual" - garments allowed or prohibitedTable 3: "Relaxed" - garments allowed or prohibitedAdditional resources on XpertHR.
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