Business and Admin Lvl 2

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 Name/Business name
    • Employee Name
    • Hours of work
    • Salary

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

    • Pay and Pension
    • Health and safety
    • Data Protection

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

    • Pay
    • Pension
    • 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 Sources – Line Manager and Trade union Representative
External Sources – Citizens Advice Bureau and ACAS

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

A union Representative can offer help and advice in the following areas
    • Health and Safety
    • Pensions
    • Information and consultation representation
    • Redundancy

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 Responsibilities
    • Train staff on equality and diversity
    • Develop and maintain policies and procedures to address and equality and diversity issues.

Employee responsibilities
    • Treat everyone with respect and consideration
    • Avoid discrimination...