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Job Description And The Strength Of Resposibilities

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


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. Employer’s name:
  2. Employee’s name:
  3. Main place of work:
  4. Job title:

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

  1. The Equality Act 2010
  2. The National Minimum Wage Act 1998
  3. Health and Safety

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

  1. Statutory employment rights
  2. Pensions
        3. The Working Time Regulations

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. Team leaders
  2. HR Manager
  3. Staff handbooks
  4. Citizens Advice Bureaux
  5. Solicitor
  6. Website - directgov.co.uk

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

      Representatives advise employees in health and safety, dealing with issue specific consultation – TUPE, collective redundancy, pensions, individual grievance and disciplinary matters.

5. Briefly describe employer and employee responsibilities for equality and diversity in a business environment.   You should give at least two employer responsibilities and two employee responsibilities.

If possible, provide relevant equality and diversity procedures from your workplace (or place of study) to support your answer.   These documents should be annotated to highlight the relevant sections.

      The employer must ensure that the correct policies and procedures are in place to address the...


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