Updated to include reference to our podcast on the World Cup where we discuss some of the issues that might arise in the workplace and the opportunities for employee engagement.
Updated to include information on Bakkali v Greater Manchester Buses (South) Ltd t/a Stage Coach Manchester, in which the EAT confirmed the importance of "context" in harassment cases.
The law on discrimination in recruitment and selection, including the impact of the Equality Act 2010 on recruitment, direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, the duty to make reasonable adjustments, positive action, occupational requirements, monitoring and keeping records.
In Bakkali v Greater Manchester Buses (South) Ltd t/a Stage Coach Manchester, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that asking a Muslim employee whether or not he supported IS did not amount to harassment because, given the context, the offending comment was not "related to" his religious belief or race.
While great progress has been made with tackling racism in recent decades, Professor Binna Kandola argues that it lives on in the workplace in less overt and more nuanced forms. Ashleigh Wight reports.
A technology salesman who said he was called a "fat ginger pikey" and "Gimli" by his managers has lost a claim for racial discrimination.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employer subjected the claimant to direct race discrimination. The employer withdrew its offer to the claimant of a posting abroad because of a psychological assessment that warned the claimant could suffer stress as a result of racial discrimination.
The CIPD recently revealed that a third of black employees thought discrimination was getting in the way of their career progress. But where can organisations begin to address this? Managers and role models are a good start, finds Virginia Matthews.
Almost a third of black employees believe their careers have been hampered by discrimination, according to new research from the CIPD.
The Court of Appeal has held that the rules on the burden of proof in discrimination claims under the Equality Act 2010 do not differ from the rules under the previous discrimination legislation, and that the initial burden remains on the claimant.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to race discrimination.