New Government guidance on religious symbols at work?

In what looks like an item based on an informal Government briefing, the Sunday Express reported on 13 May that the Government Equalities Office is to issue new guidance on wearing religious symbols at work. In its report, which was subsequently picked up elsewhere, Equalities Minister Victoria Atkins is quoted as follows:

“Discrimination in the workplace is not only completely unacceptable but also against the law. We will not stand for it. We live in an integrated and cohesive society with a proud tradition of religious tolerance and I want to see that reflected in workplaces across the country. As long as it doesn’t interfere with someone’s work they should just be allowed to get on with the job.” Continue reading