A new ComRes report about workplace diversity and inclusion suggests that British employers struggle to manage expressions of religion and belief in the workplace.
The Belief at Work study into faith in the workplace surveyed HR managers and adults in paid employment in Britain to test awareness of seven of the Equality Act 2010 categories of protected characteristics, and gathered insights from informal conversations with leaders in business, politics, academia, media and faith communities.
See the full report here: Belief at Work
- 17% of workers say they have seen someone else experience at least one form of bullying, harassment or discrimination in the workplace.
- 16% of workers claim to have experienced discrimination in the workplace themselves
- 3% of British workers say they have personally been discriminated against in the workplace because of their religion or belief.