Unit One: Principles of Personal Responsibilities and Working in a Business Environment

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

Assessment

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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). 1. Names of the Parties – The employees name/organisation name and the employers name 2. Date of commencement of employment

3. Main place of work
4. Job title

2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment. 1. Health and safety
2. Employment rights and responsibilities
3. Pay and pension

2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. 1. Pension
2. Pay
3. Employment rights and responsibilities

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. Internal

• Line managers
• Personnel specialists
• Trade union representatives

External
• Libraries
• Legal professionals
• ACAS

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees. One example of a...
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