Essay about Business and Administration

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Words: 1850
Pages: 8

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.

Name: Andreea Elena Calota

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).

Main Points of an employment contract
My personal work contract is a letter that outlines the following: • Job Title • Date of commencement of employment • Duties and responsibilities • Salary

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

Minimium Wage
Right to Work
Health Insurance

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

Taxes regulations employee work rules

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.

It is easy to find useful information about employment rights and responsibilities.
Internal sources of information may include books and documents held within the organisation, and also your managers.
Libraries are an external source such as legal professionals and trade unions.

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

1) Forward employees' complaints n take them to the appropriate body
2) Listen to their ideas/suggestions
3) Defend their rights or protect against any injustice
4) Voice the opinion of the employees
5) Keep them aware of the important ongoings/announcements in the organization
6) Make sure they get all the assigned benefits and on time

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.

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.

I think the answer to this is much more qualitative than quantitative, but you could make it the latter with further thought.

It's not about law and repercussions. It's about CULTURE.

We, as an organization, are equal opportunity. That means we weigh all candidates based upon their potential beneficial contributions (period).

Employer: We get a wide-range of applicants (exposing us to the greatest array of good applicants).
Employee: Your potential for growth within the company (including initial employment offer) is largely based on your attention to the needs of the company -- e.g., the more you work towards qualified, the greater your potential to be hired.

Organization: We have a culture that fosters betterment of self for employees, and betterment of workforce for everyone (engendering MOTIVATION in both employees and managers).

Good culture,