Nvq Level2

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).
A contract of employment is an agreement between an employer and employee and is the basis of the employment relationship.

Four main points that should be included in a contract of employment are below:
Employee’s full name
Date of Commencement
Main place of work– (address)
Job Title and duties


2a) List three key points of legislation that affect employers in a business environment.
  * Health and Safety
  * Data Protection
  * Pay

2b) List three key points of legislation that affect employees in a business environment.
  * Employment rights and responsibilities
  * Pay and Pension
  * Health and Safety

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.
  * Trade union representatives
  * Books and documents held within the organisation
  * Staff association representatives
  * Line Managers
  * Citizens Advice Bureau
  * Legal professionals
  * ACAS
  * Chambers of commerce

4. Describe how representative bodies can support employees.

The representative bodies can support employees by discussing any concerns employees may have regarding their employer. They also can accompany employees to disciplinary or grievance hearings. They can help with any Health and Safety issues in the business. They can also represent employee in negotiations over pay and terms and conditions of employment.
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.

Employer’s responsibilities are to train all staff on equality and...