Unit one: Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment
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Name: Georgina Rowe
Section 1 – Know the employment rights and responsibilities of the employee and employer
1. Identify four main points that would be included in a contract of employment. If possible, use an example contract to support your answer (feel free to obscure any confidential information).
• Job Title
• Duties and Responsibility’s
• Pay Rate
• Holiday Entitlement
Sample contract of employment
Statement of main terms and conditions of employment
Employer’s name: Lily’s Store
Employee’s name: Mr William Varley
Date of commencement of employment: 22 Feb. 13
Main place of work: 64 Douglas St, Isle of Man
Job title: Store Assistant
Duties and responsibilities:
Greeting customers, Serving and advising customers, Taking payments via cash or credit card, Stock replenishment, Store cleanliness, Promoting special offers, Balancing till after every shift.
There will be a probationary period of 12 weeks. At the end of this period the position will be reviewed and if satisfactory the continuation of your employment will be confirmed. During the probationary period either party can terminate employment by giving one week’s notice.
Hours of work:
Your hours of work will be
16 weekday hour
6 weekend hours
There is a need for the employee to be flexible and these hours may be changed as required according to the employer’s needs. Under these circumstances, where hours need to be changed or additional hours worked, the employer will give as much notice as possible.
As an hourly paid employee, your pay rate will be £6.67. Bank holidays paid at £10.05. Your salary is payable monthly and will be paid on the 28th each mth. You will be paid direct deposit. The employer will deduct National Insurance and Income Tax as required by law. The employer may also deduct any overpayment of wages or holiday entitlement.
There is no pension scheme available with employer’s contributions however if you are eligible you may be offered access to a Stakeholder Pension scheme.
You will be required to complete a timesheet at the end of the week.
The holiday year is from 1st January to the 31st Dec. Your holiday entitlement must be taken during this period. Payment will not be made for any unused holiday and these cannot be taken into the next holiday period.
The full amount of your holiday entitlement is 22 days per year pro-rata per completed month’s employment. One week being the equivalent of weekly hours worked.
Holidays must be agreed with the employer at least 4 weeks in advance. You may not take more than 10 working days consecutively without the employer’s prior written consent.
Should you leave employment and you have exceeded your holiday entitlement then this will be deducted from your final pay packet. If holiday entitlement is owed you will be paid for the outstanding entitlement.
If you are ill and unable to attend work you should inform your employer as soon as possible to enable other arrangements to be made.
You will be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) on production of an Employee’s Statement of Sickness (form SC2) which must be completed for...
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