Equality Considerations in Dress Code Policies

Posted in : Reddy Made Contracts on 8 October 2019
Laura Graham
Reddy Charlton Solicitors
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Dress codes are designed to set standards in the workplace as to what is expected from employees in terms of their appearance at work.  Dress codes usually regulate the type of clothing employees are expected to wear but may extend to tattoos, piercings and make up for example.  Employers will often impose a dress code to communicate its corporate image, to promote professionalism or for health and safety reasons.  Laura Graham, Partner in the Employment Team at Reddy Charlton Solicitors discusses the potential equality implications of dress code policies.

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Laura Graham
Reddy Charlton Solicitors

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