The Religion & Belief training session provides valuable knowledge and practical ideas for those wishing to develop greater awareness of how to deal with religion & belief issues in the workplace – particularly in the context of the Equality Act 2010 and the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003.

At the end of this training delegates will be able to:
Identify the main provisions of the Equality Act 2010 and Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003
Understand the legal obligations of both employer and staff regarding religion & belief at work
Identify the beliefs of the eight largest religious groups in the UK
Understand the different types of adjustments that can be made to accommodate people’s religion & beliefs in the workplace
Review current policies and practices to ensure compliance
Identify behaviour that not only complies with the law but also builds a supportive and inclusive culture

Who is this for?
This course is for all staff and managers

Key Points
Belief systems and faith patterns in Great Britain – demographic changes
Getting to know our neighbours – learning about the beliefs of different faith communities
Overview of the equality provisions contained in the Equality Act 2010
Applying the regulations – the legal requirements and practical considerations e.g. food, holidays, dress, etc.
Direct and indirect discrimination – case studies
Recognising the needs of different faiths in the workplace – how are we doing?
Dealing with difficult situations – a case study and model 
Building good relations with people of different faiths and beliefs – our role in religious diversity
Action checklists for employers and employees

Price and Format
This is a half-day course and organisations or delegates can choose either morning or afternoon sessions. The programme works best with 8-24 delegates. Each course participant receives their own training notes. 

Morning session: 9.30am – 1.00pm
Afternoon session: 1.30pm – 5.00pm

Our price for cost for Religion & Belief as in-house training is just £495 per half-day.

This includes all materials, facilitator fees and expenses – UK price only. Pricing for courses outside the UK is available on request.