Imagine you are a newly appointed supervisor/manager within your service. You need to update your staff handbook to reflect current employment law.
Identify three different sources of information you could use to enable you to do this.
open source internet eg. www.acas.co.uk current relevant legislation eg. Equalities Act 2010, Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 consult a employment law specialist
Once you have identified a reliable source of information:
a) List three aspects of employment covered by law.
b) List three main features of current employment legislation.
a) minimum wage health & safety in the workplace holiday entitlement
b) employment rights act 1996 equality act 2010 health and safety at work act 1974
Briefly outline why employment law exists.
Employment law exists to protect the rights of both employer and employee, by providing rules and regulations that must be adhered to.
Task B – Your Work Role
Describe the terms and conditions of your employment as set out in your contract of employment or employment agreement.
The terms and conditions of my employment are as stated in a staff handbook that all new members of staff must read and sign before commencing employment. It states a job description which describes the duties and responsibilities of my position and that any future position is dependant on a successful probationary period, confirmation of the length of probationary period and what happens at the end of this period. It states the hours of work expected, breaks and a description on holiday entitlement, when to book and how. It explains that a criminal records bureau check is a necesity and how much I will be paid and how. About the company's rights to make deductions for overpaid or damages. It details of notice of termination, by either party