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Business Management

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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).

Job Title
Probationary Period
Hours of work
Duties and Responsibilities

2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment.
Health & Safety at Work Act     (HASAWA)
Human Rights Act
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health     (COSHH)

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

Health and Safety at Work Act  
Pay and Pensions
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.

External sources where employment rights and responsibilities can be found are libraries and the Citizens advice Bureau.

Internal sources can be found by talking to line managers or Trade Union Reps.

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

For Union...


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