Religion means any religion and a reference to religion includes a reference to a lack of religion.

Belief means any religious or philosophical belief and a reference to belief includes a reference to a lack of belief.

In relation to the protected characteristic, religion or belief is a reference to the particular religious or philosophical beliefs that a person holds.

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against someone because of religion or belief, or because of a lack a religion or belief.