Under human rights and anti-discrimination legislation, you have
the right to hold your own religious beliefs or other philosophical
beliefs similar to a religion. You also have the right to have no
religion or belief.
Under the Equality Act 2010, it is unlawful for someone to
discriminate against you because of your religion or belief (or
because you have no religion or belief):
- in any aspect of employment
when providing goods, facilities and services
- when providing education
in using or disposing of premises,
- or when exercising public functions.
Visit the EHRC website to find out more about
discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief.
BBC website if you would like to view a multifaith
calendar and find out more about world religions and their
You can find out more about the
North Somerset faith audit that was completed in 2010 by
looking on this web page.
For more information contact our
equality and diversity team.