Business and Admin Level 2

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


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Name: Erica Rogerson

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. Employers name and business you are working for.
  2. Date of commencement of employment.
  3. Job title
  4. Salary and hours of work.

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

1 Data protection Act 1998
2 The Equality Act 2010
3 Health and Safety Act 1974

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

1 Health and Safety Act 1974
2 Employment rights and responsibilities
3 Pay and Pensions

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. Internal : Line managers, Trade Union representatives
  2. External : Citizens Advice Bureau,   Libraries

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

When employees need advice on redundancy,...