Business and Admin Lv2

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
Duties and responsibilities
Hours of work
Date of commencement of employment
Job title

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

Health and Safety
Data protection
Pay and Pensions

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

Health and Safety
Data protection
Employment rights and responsibilities

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.

Internal: Line Managers
              Informed colleagues

External: Citizens Advice Bureau

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

Representative bodies can help to solve or consult employees upon any issues in health and safety, pay, pensions and etc. if employee thinks there was an unfair action taken against him in any of those aspects.

5. Identify 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`s responsibilities:
Train staff on equality and diversity topics.
Develop policies and procedures to address equality and diversity issues.

Employee`s responsibilities:
Be polite, patient and threat others with respect.