You can be discriminated against at work because of your religion or belief, or if you don’t have one. Whether this happens intentionally or unintentionally, or as a pattern of behaviour by your employer, it is unlawful. If this has happened to you at work, our religious discrimination solicitors can offer you support and representation.
The Equality Act 2010 lists ‘religion and belief’ as a protected characteristic. This means you’re legally protected against discrimination if you’ve been victimised, bullied or harassed. Whether you’ve been denied a promotion because of your religion or have lost your job, we may be able to help.
We have years of experience helping people who have been discriminated against at work. So whether you’re simply enquiring about your rights, seeking to raise a complaint or wanting to take your employer to court, you can rely on us.
Call us on 0207 650 3999 or fill in our online enquiry form and we’ll get back to you.
What Services Do We Offer?
Our team can advise you about your rights, what you can do and how you can go ahead with a claim.
We can also:
- Provide support and guidance in settlement discussions
- Act as mediators between you and your employer to resolve issues without going to court or tribunal
- Help draft legal documents if the case goes to court
- Issue proceedings and represent you at the courts and Employment Tribunal.
Our lawyers have a strong track record for handling discrimination cases. We’ll push for an out of court settlement with your employer to save you time and costs. If your case does go to court, we’ll support and guide you all the way.
Who Can We Help?
We know that discrimination can have an impact on your career, as well as your relationships and finances. We know it can be a stressful and difficult time. Our lawyers have specialist experience in helping senior executives, directors and professionals who have been discriminated at work because of their religion or belief.
We can help if you’ve been discriminated against because:
- You are (or aren’t) of a particular religion
- You hold (or don’t hold) a particular philosophical belief such as atheism, secularism and humanism
- Someone thinks you’re of a particular religion or belief (discrimination by perception)
- You’re connected to someone who has a particular religion or belief (discrimination by association).
The following are ways you can be affected:
- Direct discrimination – If you’ve been treated unfairly or worse than other workers because of your religion or belief
- Indirect discrimination – When your employer has a rule or policy which instantly puts you at a disadvantage because of your religion or belief
- Victimisation – When you’re being mistreated after making a complaint about the discrimination you’ve faced. This can also happen when supporting someone who has made a complaint.
If you feel you’re being passed over for promotion, are facing dismissal or redundancy or are being forced out of your job, we can help. We work hard to fight your corner and try to reduce the stress that the discrimination can cause.
If you’ve been discriminated against or aren’t sure if you have, call us on 0207 650 3999. We’ll give you the advice you need so you can make the best decision for yourself.
Why Choose Us?
Our expert solicitors understand how difficult it can be when facing workplace discrimination. It can be even more stressful trying to make sense of what you can do.
That’s why we put you first and offer advice in plain English, to ensure you understand your rights and available options. We’ll support you throughout the process, so you can take the necessary steps to get the justice you deserve.
We employ a large team of solicitors who are experts in dealing with discrimination cases. We have a proven track record for handling complex cases, so you know you’re in capable hands when you work with us.
To find out more, call us on 0207 650 3999 to speak to a member of our team. Alternatively, send us an online enquiry and we’ll get back to you.
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