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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).

Employee’s name: Mr C Jones

Main place of Employment: CAB Ltd, A Road, London

Job Title: Office Manager

Salary: £20,000 Per annum

Probationary Period: 3 Months

2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment.

1.Health & Safety:
2.Data Protection:
3.Employement Rights And Responsiblities

2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment.

1.Pay :The Equality Act 2010 contains measures to protect women from being paid less than men for doing the same job

2.Pensions :The Government thinks that people aren't saving enough towards pension so from 2012 pensions will undergo substantial change.

3.Employment Rights: The Working Time Regulations entitle employees to a minimum of 5.6 weeks' paid leave (pro rata – depending on your hours worked) per year. Bank holidays can be included in or excluded from this amount.

3. Identify a range of places where a person can find information on employment rights and responsibilities. You should identify at least two internal and two external sources of information.

-Information about employment rights and responsibilities are found in different places i.e.

1.External Source: ACAS, Citizen Advice Bureaux, Chamber of Commerce

2.Internal Source: Line Manager, Trade Union Representative, Personnel Specialist.

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

There are two types of representative bodies :

Trade Unions representative bodies which they can work to improve the impact of an organisation or workplace on the local environment, helping nearby communities and raising...
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