Tag Archives: Indirect discrimination

Trouble bubbles after Muslim worker refuses to sell champagne at M&S – the law

It was reported in the UK press just before Christmas that Marks and Spencer was forced to apologise to a customer after a Muslim employee refused to handle alcohol and so declined, politely and apologetically, to serve a customer trying to buy a bottle of champagne. This issue caused a bit of a Twitter storm, … Continue Reading

Football strip adds interest to UK’s religious accommodation debate

So what do you do with a Premiership footballer who refuses to wear his club’s strip because he has religious objections to the sponsor plastered across the front?   Treat it as a silly diva tantrum or as a legitimate manifestation of his beliefs?    Muslim Papiss Cissé has refused to wear Newcastle United’s new strip following … Continue Reading