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NSS welcomes “common sense” ruling on time off work for five week religious holiday

NSS welcomes “common sense” ruling on time off work for five week religious holiday

Thu, 16 Feb 2017

An employment tribunal has found that London Underground did not discriminate against an employee by denying him five weeks off work to attend religious festivals.

Success! Gwynedd Council rethinks plan to impose church school on community

Success! Gwynedd Council rethinks plan to impose church school on community

Tue, 14 Feb 2017

Plans for a new 'super school' in Bala to have a religious designation have been shelved following widespread opposition to the proposal.

Pupils should have the same entitlement to religion and belief education - NSS tells RE Commission

Pupils should have the same entitlement to religion and belief education - NSS tells RE Commission

Mon, 13 Feb 2017

Every pupil should have the same basic entitlement to non-partisan education about religion and belief, the National Secular Society has said in a submission to the Commission on Religious Education.

43% of universities restrict speech that might “offend” religious people

43% of universities restrict speech that might “offend” religious people

Mon, 13 Feb 2017

University administrations are becoming increasingly "censorious", with 43% of universities censoring speech that might "offend" religious people, according to online magazine Spiked.