Update: More arrested for inciting racial or religious hatred on Twitter
Employment Issues / Social Media

Update: More arrested for inciting racial or religious hatred on Twitter

It has been widely reported that more people have been arrested for making alleged offensive comments on social media sites following the attacks in Woolwich, London this week. Following complaints from members of the public, a 23-year-old and a 22-year-old, from the Bristol area were held by Avon and Somerset Police on suspicion of inciting … Continue reading

Eweida v United Kingdom: Balancing human rights and employment rights
Employment Issues / In the News

Eweida v United Kingdom: Balancing human rights and employment rights

When will an employer’s interference with an employee’s right to manifest their religion and beliefs be considered proportionate? Kevin Poulter considers the issue raised by the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) judgment in Eweida v United Kingdom. Eweida v United Kingdom ((Application Nos 48420/10, 59842/10, 51671/10 and 36516/10) [2013] ECHR 48420/10, [2013] All ER … Continue reading