Can you transport alcohol and haram food as part of your job?

Q:  I would like to ask if you can work as a lorry driver who distributes all types of food to supermarket like Tesco ASDA including pork meat and alcohol drinks. So my Question is in islam can you work like that driver who distributes  these food including the alcohol and pork meet although compared with […]

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Working as a pensions administrator

Q: Is working as a pensions administrator allowed in Islam?   الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومنه الصدق والصواب A: The permissibility of working as a Pensions Administrator depends upon the nature of the work involved. However, it is very highly likely that a significant part of the role if not most of the role will involve processing […]

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Can I work for a company that does background verification of people?

Q: I Am working with a US based 3rd party verification company.My job profile is do a background verification for an applicant who has applied for a job in a company in the US. For example, if a job seeker wants to apply for a job in any company in the US, that company will send […]

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Can I work as a receptionist for a hospice?

Q: Can getting paid a salary when working for a hospice be halal ? The reception job I wish to apply is a registered charity in England funded by private companies and private sponsors but some of it comes from the cove Macmillan cancer centre, volunteers fundraising campaigns, marathons, tea parties, second hand charity shops […]

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Can you work for a music radio station?

Q: I’ve recently started a job with a company involved in the radio industry, they mainly play music. I work as a developer, on their back end systems, such as reporting what songs were played and when, etc and also on an iPhone application that lets people choose songs they want to listen to. Could you […]

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Analysing the impact of changes in the interest rates as part of the job

Q: I was planning to apply for the Government Economic Service’s graduate scheme. Is it halal to work in such a profession in which I may be required to analyse, say, the impact of changes in the interest rates? The work is wide-ranging so it is not guaranteed that I would end up doing such a […]

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Can I handle fruits and vegetables as part of my job?

Q: My question is regarding the handling of fruits and vegetables in the workplace as one’s job. Picking and packing them. And ones wages in return for this. I know the general principle is that fruits and vegetables are halal, but in this day and age, they have chemical sprays and insecticides/pesticides on them, and stuff […]

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Is it permissible to work for a clearing house?

Q: I need your guidance in regards to a job offer that I have received. I have been offered a job at the VP (the central securities depository in Denmark) as a relationship manager. My main responsibility would be: •Ensuring that the clients are satisfied with the overall service they are receiving. •Promoting and selling […]

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Working as a breast cancer surgeon

Q: I work as a breast cancer surgeon. I reconstruct the breast after it has been removed for cancer. The reconstruction is done by utilising patients own tissue and and silicone implants. Research has shown that patients who lose their breasts have a higher psychological morbidity than patient who have breast reconstruction. Is this islamically permissible […]

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Is it permissible to do an Accountant’s letter for a client if it helps with his mortgage application?

Q: Is it permissible to do an Accountant’s letter for a client if it helps with his mortgage application? Please answer for both conventional and ‘Islamic’ mortgages.   الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: If the letter or accounts are of a generic nature that simply state the financial position of the client then it […]

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Can I work as a law practitioner?

Q: I am a law student and after my studies I want to practice law in UK want to practice civil law, land law and in necessity criminal law.what is the ruling on it? الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما ومنه الصدق والصواب A: Permissibility of practicing law depends upon the permissibility of the activity performed by […]

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