Tag Archives: Sunday working

Any given Sunday – UK employers’ rights to require staff to work in breach of religious preferences

The trouble with religion, as John Lennon might one day have said, is that it means different things to different people.  At one end of any religion will be those for whom their holy book, whatever name it takes, must be complied with to the letter even though it is probably thousands of years old … Continue Reading

Olympics Sunday trading – implications for retailers?

The UK Government recently announced that it will relax the Sunday trading laws (which currently prevent large stores from opening for more than six hours on Sundays) for an eight-week period during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.  It is keen to ensure that the UK is seen as “open for business” during this period … Continue Reading