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Creating an inclusive workplace for religion and belief (2): Principles of inclusive practice

Author: Shelagh Prosser

XpertHR editor: Zuraida Curtis

Summary

  • Employers should handle requests relating to religious or philosophical beliefs on a case-by-case basis, by weighing up all the factors and through discussion with the employees concerned. (See General principles of effective practice)
  • Policies that set out the organisation's values and expected behaviour of employees with respect to religion or belief can help to promote a culture of respect for religious diversity. (See Inclusive policies and procedures)