An employment tribunal has held that a former BBC employee's belief that "public service broadcasting has the higher purpose of promoting cultural interchange and social cohesion" is a philosophical belief for the purposes of discrimination legislation.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a police trainer who was dismissed for bringing DVDs and posters related to spiritualism to the workplace was not discriminated against because of his religious beliefs.
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