Level 2 business and administration

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Level 2 business and administration
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. Employer Name
2. Employee Name
3. Date commenced employment
4. Salary

NB – I do not have access to a scanner to attach an example.

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

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

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

1. Employment rights and responsibilities
2. Pensions & Pay
3. Data Protection

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.

1. Line Managers
2. Personnel specialist
3. Colleagues

1. Legal Professionals
2. Chamber of Commerce
3. Equality & Human right commission

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

2 Examples of representative bodes, and the best known, are Trade Unions & Non-Trade Unions.

Trade unions are large organisations that represent the interest of their members & may share a common interest or have the same occupation. Trade unions will usually have a representative based within the work place and they will be able to assist you with any issues, they also have access to Regional & National expertise. Union Reps can help in many ways; some of them are Pensions, Workforce agreements, collective Redundancy, Union Learning & collective bargaining.

Non-Trade unions are staff and trade associates within an organisation. Their role is a lot more restricted and will only be able to offer a consultation; however that said they can assist in the same ways as a Union rep with the exception of Union Learning & Collective bargaining.

In the private sector

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