Economy Asks: Religion

Is there a job you wouldn’t do because of your religion?

"My belief is that you do any job you can as long as you do it with respect"

All religions offer some guidance on how to lead your life – including how you earn your money. We asked people from a whole range of religions about whether what they believe affects what they do for a living.

Could you work in a betting shop? A butcher? As a sex worker?

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  • Shit Break

    Minimum wage is a good thing to stop employers ripping people off (although this still happens) but the wage rise each year comes at a price… everything PRE minimum wage rise (April) council tax goes up, internet goes up, you pay more tax, phone bill rpi index rise kicks in, public transport goes up, food goes up… so you really don’t gain anything.