Are your dress codes discriminatory?
Dress codes within the workplace have received a lot of attention over the past few months, starting with the Parliamentary Petitions Committee’s publication of “High Heels and Workplace Dress Codes” in January.
Written by Mark Emery, Partner and Head of the Employment, Royds Withy King
There has also been a judgement in the European Court of Justice which goes some way towards clarifying whether employers are justified in banning certain clothing, such as head-scarfs, from being worn at work.
Mark Emery, partner and head of the Employment team at Royds Withy King, looks at what these developments might mean for your business, and whether it is still lawful to have a dress code.