Key Points of Legislation That Affect Employers in a Business Environment.

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Unit one: Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment


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Name: Clare Willey

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). Four of the main points that would be included in a employment contract are as follows:

Names of the Parties – The employers name/organisation name and the employers name Employment Contract Start Date
Employee's Job Title and Description
Place of work

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

1.Health & Safety
2.Data Protection
3.Pay and Pensions

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

3.Employment rights and responsibilities
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