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Name: Roksana Boldys
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).
Employer’s name, employee’s name, place of work, job description, duties and responsibilities, date of commencement of employment, working hours, salary, holiday entitlement, pensions, confidentiality, sick leave, disciplinary procedures, dismissal
2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment.
Employment rights and responsibilities
Pay and pension
Health and safety
2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment. Employment rights and responsibilities
Pay and pension
Health and safety
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.
Informed colleagues, books and documents held within the organisation
Libraries, government, business link
4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.
They have national and regional expertise so they can share them with employees
Employees can consult problems with them use their knowledge and their interests can be represented by their members.
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.
Employer: treat all employees equal and fair, train staff on equality and diversity topics
Employee: treat all staff with respect, do not label people by how they look, belief, gender etc.
6. Briefly explain the benefits of making sure equality and diversity procedures are followed in a business environment. Your answer should include one benefit for the employer, one benefit for the employee and one benefit for the overall organisation.
Hiring all sorts of employees (young, old, different ethic groups) give the employers benefits like: fresh ideas (young, new employees), more different opinions, easier contact with customers (employees help employer to understand other customers), experience (older employees). Benefits for employees are: meeting interesting people, learn how to treat disabled, understand different point of view, learn how to cope with different people.
Section 2 – Understand the purpose of health, safety and security procedures in a business environment
1. Identify employer and employee responsibilities for health, safety and security.
If possible, provide relevant health, safety and security policies / documents from your workplace (or place of study) to support your answer. These documents should be annotated to highlight the relevant sections.
Employer: make workplace safe, inform employees about health, safety…