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


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Please note that this Assessment document has 8 pages and is made up of 7 Sections.


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).

• Health and Safety

• Employment rights and responsibilities

• Data Protection

• Pay and pensions

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

• Food safety • Employment agencies • Private security industries

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

• Pensions • Pay • 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 source of information (within the company/ organisation) e.g. line managers, trade union representative, personnel specialists

• External source of information (outside the organisation) e.g. Citizen Advice Bureaux, libraries, legal professionals, Government


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