Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employee Relations Essay

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1. The impact of employment law at the start of the employment relationship

1.1. 2 internal and 2 external factors that impact on the employment relationship

A number of factors can have an impact on the relationship between employees and employers which can be identified as internal and external factors.

• Internal factors include:

o Pay and Rewards – pay and rewards attract, motivate and retain staff. The employment contract which lists rewards, whether it be pay, bonus or benefits, can remove animosity amongst employees and employers. However, recent research reveals that employees are no longer motivated by a financial reward alone, but
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She is entitled to 52 weeks leave in total.

• Paternity leave – ordinary paternity leave is 2 weeks (if he has 26 weeks continuous service as above); and an additional 2-26 weeks leave once the partner has returned to work from maternity leave.

• Adoption leave – employees with qualifying service (26 weeks continuous employment) have the right to take 52 weeks of statutory adoptions leave (26 weeks ordinary and 26 weeks additional). If both parents work for the same company, the other employee can take 26 weeks APL . This can be taken between 20 and 52 weeks after the adoption has taken place.

• Dependants leave - employees have the right to unpaid time off to deal with emergencies involving a 'dependent'. This could be a husband, wife, partner, child, parent, or anyone living in the same household as a member of the family. A dependent may also be anyone who reasonably relies on help in an emergency, for