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4 Ways Employers Can Embrace A Greater Understanding Of Religious Festivals And Holy Days By Hayley McDonnell

Diversity has never been so prevalent in our news, and we don’t need to look so far to be able to acknowledge it within ourselves.  The workforce is always changing but ironically increasing diversity is here to stay and therefore embraced and understood.  The beliefs and values we all have underpinned our own levels of […]

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Diversity has never been so prevalent in our news, and we don’t need to look so far to be able to acknowledge it within ourselves.  The workforce is always changing but ironically increasing diversity is here to stay and therefore embraced and understood.  The beliefs and values we all have underpinned our own levels of tolerance and understanding of others and this include religious belief among many. The ONS tells us that approximately 56,000,000 people in the UK follow a religious doctrine and these adherents have both beliefs and practice that are acknowledged in their respective festivals.  In Great Britain the holidays (derived from holy-days) are easily recognised by the festivals of Easter and Christmas, we have time off work, a break in routine and an overt opportunity to spend time with family, of course, both these festivals are based in Christian ideology which is the mainstay of British culture. What…

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