Unit 1 Level 2 Business and Admin

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Unit 1 Level 2 Business and Admin
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).

Employers Name – Name of business or organisation you will be working for.
Employees Name – Your Name
Date of commencement of employment – Date you start work
Job Title – Name of job you are employed to carry out.

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

Health and Safety
Employment rights and responsibilities
Pay and pensions
Data Protection

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

Health and Safety
Equality and Diversity
Employment Rights Act
Pay and Pensions

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.

Line managers

Trade Unions

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

Representative bodies support by informing, offering advise / guidance, training and

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